Ayios Neophytos Monastery has been founded by the Cypriot writer Neophytos in 1159. He carved his home out of the mountain rock, which has today become a monastery in his name and there beautiful frescoes dating back to Byzantine Empire can be found. The monastery is located in Paphos near Tala and Tsada villages.
Today, only a few monks stay in the monastery which has a museum featuring many religious items like manuscripts, holy utensils, old books, priestly garments, jewelery and a collection of Cypriot pottery and maps on display. Every year in January the monastery holds a two day religious fair where you can find Cypriot crafts, art pieces and monastic goods for sale.
|Winter: 09:00 - 16:00
Summer: 09:00 - 13:00 | 14:00 - 18:00