The Church of Panayia Eleousa is located in the village of Pano Panagia in Paphos and more specifically it is situated at the northeast of the village.

The chapel was built during the 14th century and it is dedicated to Panagia Eleousa of Kykkos. Today the church is under the protection of the Archaeological Museum of Cyprus. The church has 40 metres length, 16 metres width and its architecture type is basilica. It is made of stone and the roof is wooden with tiles. 

In addition, the church operates on certain days, and those those are: 2nd of February , 25th of March , 15th of August , 8th September, 21st of November and the 26th of December. It is also worth mentioning that Panagia Eleousa is considered to be miraculous for diseases and deaths.

In the earlier years when there was an epidemic is the village, the Virgin Mary would show herself by placing cotton wool around the church to stop the deaths. This custom still exists in the village today. Panagia Eleousa is celebrated on the 15th of August.

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