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Ayios Neophytos Monastery

6 mi north of Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
+357 26 652481
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“small museum” (34 reviews)
“main church” (8 reviews)
6 mi north of Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
+357 26 652481
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely place to visit. Tranquil surroundings, interesting museum, and incredible frescoes on the cave walls. The skull was an interesting thing to see. Lovely cafe, and a nice sweetie shop.

Thank AnneDavidRachel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed visiting this monastery. It was beautiful. It takes about an hour to explore the monastery. There are certain areas that are only available at short periods of the day. This is a great place to bring a picnic lunch or take photos. This...More

Thank Crystal P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to visit as in the Tala area. It's not a huge site but is very pleasant. There are many such sites around cyprus most are bigger and more impressive. However it was tranquil and the small church was nice with some old frescos on...More

Thank FinsFamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an interesting, peaceful place with really well preserved frescoes. The museum inside was pretty good as well, but I think there are better places to visit in Paphos.

Thank katesl2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monastery is a must area to visit. Enjoyed the ride which is driving on a higher level up to a point where the whole city can be seen from above (around Tala Village). Reaching the monastery, a holy sense of calmness dominates the area....More

Thank wannatravelmore2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The air up where the monastery is is just clear and fresh. The whole place is calming and has such a peaceful atmosphere whether you are religious or not. It was very quiet when I went (a weekday evening) and there were not so many...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely place but beware the 2 euro cost for the cave..............museum closes at lunchtime and cave not worth 4 euros. All that said well worth a visit

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Worth a visit. An active monstery, very quiet. The old church is carved into the rocks and has wonderfaul wall paintings. There is also a museum with some gorgeous icons

Thank SinBosun
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The original cell and church of Ayia Neophytus date from 1116, although was reworked a little in the C16th. As we have seen at Sumela monastery in Turkey, plaster is applied to even up irregular rock surfaces before frescoes are added, as a result of...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A wonderful monastery, surrounded by natural beauty. Very well maintained. A place for prayer so visiiors must enter properly dressed.

Thank AvgiK
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George P
24 July 2015|
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Response from Wingsfromkingstone | Reviewed this property |
The road is perfect.
3 February 2015|
Response from Wingsfromkingstone | Reviewed this property |
This monastery is well layed out & very suitable for wheelchairs.
31 January 2015|
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Response from Anna_Volkova |
Yes, there is a bus 604 from Karavella station. But pay attention to shedule, the bus goes once per 3 hours.
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