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The Timiou Stavrou or Holy Cross Monastery is one of the oldest in Cyprus, originally built around 1150. It is associated with the stories of St Helen's visit to Cyprus - venerated in the right icon screen of the altar is a gold and silver-plated...More
The interior decorations are very similar to that seen in the Russian churches. Opulent, intricate and very beautiful.
So worth a visit as it is not out of the way and might take 30 minutes of your time.
We visit Timios Stavros Monastery every year for the celebration of Holy Cross day on the 14th of September.
This year we visited on the 13th and there were not many people.
Church is really beautiful.
The monastery in under construction.
In the village square you will find this most beautify kept monastery. With its wonderful domes and arches it really is something to see. Religious relics lovingly kept in display cabinets for us all to enjoy. Well with a visit for its history, or a...More