Panagia Chrysospiliotissa church - Nicosia

Panagia Chrysospiliotissa Church is located in Nicosia, near Dheftera village.

It is a cave church of the type of Levantine Monastery or hermitage which is an uncommon type in Cyprus but a characteristic type of ancient Levantine Christianity.

The church of Panagia Chrysospiliotissa is built in the natural sandstone cave in which were formed an apse, a nave, narthex and vestries. The church was also decorated with paintings but unfortunately they have not survived.

 

Additional Information

- Location: Dheftera, Nicosia

- Operating period: All year round

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Panagia Chrysospiliotissa church - Nicosia
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