Cyprus Churches

The principle religion in Cyprus is Orthodoxy. The biggest part of Cyprus population (around 78% of the total population) belong to the Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus. The Turkish – Cypriots (18%) are Muslim. There are also other minorities such as the Maronites and the Armenian Apostolics, Jewish and Roman Catholics which make up about 4%.

The Greek – Orthodox Church unlike the Western Church emphasizes on the resurrection of Jesus rather than his birth and therefore Easter is a much bigger celebration. Even if it recognized the seniority and prestige of the ecumenical patriarch in Constantinople, remains autonomous.

In the Orthodox Church, the most important activity is the liturgy. It recognized seven sacraments: baptism in infancy, followed by confirmation with consecrated oil, penance, the Eucharist, matrimony, ordination, and unction in times of sickness or when near death.

In Cyprus, there are many Churches in each town and village, each one devoted to a different Saint, or to the Virgin Mary. Most people attend Church during festivities such as Christmas, Easter, weddings, christenings, funerals or on Sundays. Apart from the many Churches there are also many monasteries which can be dated thousands of years ago.

Below you can see the full list of churches in Cyprus. If you would like to see our full list of monasteries visit: Cyprus monasteries

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Cyprus churches by location (district)

Agia Katerini Royal Chapel (Vasiliko) - Pyrga

The Royal Chapel of Agia Katerini is located at a small distance from the Nicosia-Limassol Highway at the west end of the village Pyrga.&nbs...

Agia Kyriaki Chapel - Agros Village

The Agia Kyriaki Chapel is located 5 kilometres northeast of the village of Agros in the Limassol district. It is a church similar to tha...

Agia Kyriaki Megalomartyra and Agio Ioanni Hozeviti (Romanian Orthodox Church) - Episkopeio Village

The Agia Kyriaki Megalomartyra and Agio Ioanni Hozeviti Romanian Orthodox Church is located in the village of Episkopeio in the Nicosia dist...

Agia Marina Chapel - Deryneia Village

The Agia Marina Chapel is located in the Deryneia village in the Ammochostos district and it was built with a byzantine architecture with a ...

Agia Marina Chapel - Fini Village

A little further out from the village of Fini, in-between the plain at the location vines, surrounded by trees and bushes and at a close dis...

Agia Marina Chapel - Lofou Village

The Chapel of Agia Marina is located 3 kilometres southwest of the Lofou village in the Limassol district. It began being built in 1...

Agia Marina Chapel - Potamiou Village

The Agia Marina chapel, the main church of the community is located in the entrance of Potamiou village in the Limassol district. It is a...

Agia Marina Chapel - Tala Village

The Agia Marina Chapel is located in the Tala village which is located in the Paphos district at a distance of 8 kilometres from the to...

Agia Marina Chapel, Pedoulas

The Agia Marina Chapel is situated in the village of Pedoulas in the Nicosia district. It is located north of the temple of Timios Stavros a...

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Agiou Epifaniou Church, Athienou

The Agiou Epifaniou Church is situated in the village of Athienou in the Larnaca district. It was built in 1994 at the edge of the village w...

Agiou Foka Church, Athienou

The Agiou Foka Church is situated in the village of Athienou in the Larnaca district. The church is dated at the same era as the Agios Georg...

Agiou Georgiou Chapel - Skarinou

The Agiou Georgiou Chapel is located in the village of Skarinou, in the Larnaca district. The chapel is situated between the houses of th...

Agiou Georgiou Church - Mazotos

The Agiou Georgiou Church is located in the village of Mazotos in the Larnaca district. It is the main church in the village, dedicated t...

Agiou Georgiou Church, Athienou

The Agiou Georgiou Church is situated in the village of Athienou in the Larnaca district. It was built around 1880 as the inscription states...

Agiou Lazarou Church - Larnaca

The church of Agiou Lazarou is built on the beach zone of Larnaca and is a worshiping centre of Agiou Lazarou in Cyprus. The relationship of...

Agiou Xenophontos (Xorinou) Church - Mazotos

The Agiou Xenophontos Church is located in the village of Mazotos in the Larnaca district. It is situated about half a kilometre, northea...

Apostolou Louka Chapel - Skarinou

The Apostolou Louka Chapel is located in the Skarinou village in the Larnaca district. It is situated south of the village between a vall...

Archangel Michael Chapel - Kalavasos Village

Archangel Michael Chapel is located to the north of Kalavasos Village in the Larnaca district about half a kilometre distance at the hill of...

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Agia Triada Chapel - Prodromos Village

The Agia Triada Chapel is situated a little outside the village of Prodromos in the Limassol district and more specifically it is located to...

Agios Arsenios church - Kyperounta

The Agios Arsenios Church is located in the village of Kyperounta in the Limassol district and is considered to be one of the most beau...

Agios Georgios Chapel, Trozena

The Agios Georgios Chapel is situated between the two villages of Trozena and Gerovasa in the Limassol district. The chapel is the only main...

Agios Mamas Church - Louvaras Village

The church of Agios Mamas is located at the south part of the Troodos mountain range, at the village of Louvaras at a distance of about 27 k...

Agios Mnasonas Chapel - Potamiou Village

To the west side of Potamiou village in the district of Limassol, are the ruins of the chapel dedicated to Agio Mnasona. It is a church o...

Agios Nikolaos Church - Alassa

The church of Agios Nikolaos is located in the Alassa village in the Limassol district. The village of Alassa is situated about 12 kilome...

Agiou Georgiou Chapel – Lofou

The chapel of Agios Georgios is built west of the Lofou village, in the Limassol district. It is a renovated chapel which was fixed in 20...

Agiou Onoufriou Medieval Chapel - Prodromos Village

The Agiou Onoufriou Medieval Chapel is located in the village of Prodromos in the Limassol district and the chapel of Agiou Onoufriou was bu...

Agiou Therapon Church - Agios Therapontas Village

The church of Agios Therapon is located in the centre of the village of Agios Therapontas in the Limassol district. The construction...

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Agios Kournouta Chapel - Agrokipia Village

The ruins of the Agios Kournouta chapel are in the area of a hill called kandaros in the village of Agrokipia in the Nicosia district. Th...

Agios Kyriakos Anachoritis - Kambos Village

Agios Kyriakos Anachoritis Church is located in the Kambos village in the Nicosia district. The church of the village is dedicated to the...

Agios Nikolaos Church - Tsakistra

The church of Agios Nikolaos is located in the village of Tsakistra in the Nicosia district. The church is dedicated to Agios Nikolaos, E...

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church - Kakopetria

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church or Saint Nicholas of the Roof is situated in the village of Kakopetria in the Troodos mountain range, in th...

Agios Panteleimonas Church, Kakopetria

Agios Panteleimonas Church is situated in the village of Kakopetria in the Nicosia district. Its construction began in 1989 and it was compl...

Agios Raphael Church - Pachyammos

The Agios Rapahel Church is located in Pachyammos village, at the foothills of Lorovonou, in an area which difficult battles had taken place...

Agios Sozomenos Church - Galata

The church of Agios Sozomenos is built in the centre of the old village of Galata which belongs to the geographical region of Solea. The ...

Agiou Andronikou and Agia Athanasia Chapel, Kalopanayiotis

The Agiou Andronikou and Agia Athanasia Chapel is located in the village of Kalopanayiotis in the Nicosia district. The particular chapel is...

Agiou Avxiviou Church - Nicosia

When in 1875 the temple was reconstructed, it was located at the edge of the village and particularly away from the community houses because...

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Agia Thekla Church - Pomos

To the east of the village of Pomos in the Paphos district   is the chapel of Agia Thekla. It is a simple temple with a semi curve...

Agia Varvara Chapel - Argaka Village

The chapel of Agia Varvara is located at the Argaka village in the Paphos district. It used to operate as a monastery however we do not know...

Agioi Pente Martyres Chapel (Five Holly Witnesses)

North of the Kouklia village at a distance of 1-2 kilometres from the village is the chapel of the Agioi Pente Martyres (Five Holly Witnesse...

Agioi Saranta Chapel - Tala Village

The Chapel of Agioi Saranta is located in the village of Tala. Tala village is located in the Paphos district at a distance of 8 kilometres ...

Agios Andronikos Church - Polis Chrysochous

The church of Agios Andronikos is located in Polis – Chrysochous, in the Paphos district. It is a one room church with an arch and is a...

Agios Antonios Church - Kedares

The Agios Antonios Church is located in the village of Kedares in the Paphos district. The original church was built in Kato Chorio, next...

Agios Efrem Chapel, Chloraka

The Agios Efrem Chapel is situated in the village of Chloraka in the Paphos district. The temple began being built in 2001 and was created b...

Agios Epifanios Chapel - Akamas

The Agios Epifanios Chapel is located in the Akamas area, near the National Park of the Akamas Peninsula. The ruins of this church form p...

Agios Evpsihios Church - Pomos Village

In the centre of the village of Pomos is the church of Agios Evpsihios. In Geek the name of this chuch, translates to " Αγιος Ευψύ...

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