Cyprus Churches & Chapels

The principle religion in Cyprus is Orthodoxy and 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

Cyprus churches map

Cyprus churches by location (district)

Archangelos Michael Chapel, Kalopanayiotis

The Archangelos Michael Chapel is situated in the village of Kalopanayiotis in the Nicosia district. More specifically the chapel is located...

Archangelos Michael Church - Pedoulas

The Archangelos Michael church is located in the main part of Cyprus, within the Troodos mountains range. Here in the heart of the mountain ...

Archangelos Michael Church - Platanistasa Village

The Archangelos Michael Church is located in the Platanistasa village in the Nicosia district. The church is situated in the centre ...

Archangelos Michael Church, Paralimni

The Archangelos Michael Church is situated in the area of Paralimni in the Ammochostos district. More specifically it is located towards the...

Ayia Mavri Chapel - Koilani Village

The Ayia Mavri Chapel is located about 2 kilometres before the community of Koilani,  more specifically between Koilani and Pera Pedi i...

Ayia Thekla Chapel, Sotira

The Ayia Thekla Chapel is situated a few kilometres south of Sotira, at the borders between Ayia Napa and the village of Sotira in the Ammoc...

Ayia Triada Chapel, Paralimni

The Ayia Triada Chapel or Agios Trias or Trinity Church is situated three kilometres from Paralimni in the Ammochostos district. More specif...

Ayios Giorgios Chapel, Liopetri

The Ayios Giorgios Chapel is situated in the village of Liopetri in the Ammochostos district. In particular it is located near the well-know...

Chapel of Agia Varvara - Statos Agios Fotios Village

The Chapel of Agia Varvara is situated in the village of Statos Agios Fotios in the Paphos district. More specifically it is located on a mo...

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