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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Димократиас 2, Omodos 4760, Cyprus
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All reviews holy cross omodos village small donation interesting relics light a candle the main square middle of town an interesting place to visit beautiful building worth a visit old village on display rope icons replica prayer architecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

very good place to visit and you can see a lot of value things from the monastery nice a very relaxed

Thank jordromani
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank swans11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Thank stephnea2013
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Right in the center of Omodos village lies this monastery with great history. It's open to the public and everyone can admire the historical exhibits inside.

Thank George A
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Well kept and attractive chapel. Interesting history of the founding of the monastry and story behind the slivers of wood from Christ's Cross

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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.

Thank ErmaMalekkidou
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful Church and monastery complex with amazing decor inside. Very peaceful. They even provide robes to borrow for those who aren't dressed appropriately. The whole place is immaculately clean!

Thank ScottishTemplar
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Beautiful church in a tiny village. I loved visiting here but it’s not for everyone. If you’re interested it’s worth it.

1  Thank CGin23
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank busterone2014
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful monastery in the village center. The inside is spectacular. Lovely arched ceilings with beautiful chandeliers. Contains a piece of rope from the Holy Cross.

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