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

Cyprus churches map

Cyprus churches by location (district)

Agia Marina Church - Kyperounta

The Agia Marina Church is located in the village of Kyperounta in the Limassol district. The church is dated to the 18th century. The old...

Agia Marina Church, Agia Marinouda

The Agia Marina Church is located in the Agia Marinouda Village in the Paphos district. Agia Marinouda neighbours with Geroskipou to the eas...

Agia Marina Church, Anarita

The Agia Marina Church is located in the village of Anarita in the Paphos district and it is the main church of the village. The c...

Agia Paraskevi Chapel, Pedoulas

The Agia Paraskevi Chapel is situated in the village of Pedoulas in the Nicosia district. More specifically it is located in the area Poumis...

Agia Paraskevi Church - Geroskipou

Agia Paraskevi church is located in the vilage of Geroskipou in Paphos. The Byzantine church of Agia Paraskevi is worldwide recognised as an...

Agia Paraskevi Church - Mathiatis

The church of Agia Paraskevi is located in the village of Mathiatis, in the Nicosia district. It was built in 1728 as it is inscribed on ...

Agia Solomoni Church and catacombs

Agia Solomoni Church is situated just 1 k.m. away from Kato Paphos port and was originally a Christian catacomb and is home to 12th century ...

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 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...

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Church of Panagia Evangelistria - Cave (Xylofagou)

The Church of Panagia Evangelistria is located in the village of Xylofagou in the Larnaca district. The chapel has a great history and tr...

Church of Saint Lazarus (Agios Lazaros) - Larnaca

The church of Agios Lazaros, the protector of the Larnaca district is built on the coastal zone of the town and forms one of the most i...

Old Church Panagia Chryseleousa, Athienou

The Old Church Panagia Chryseleousa is located in the village of Athienou in the Larnaca district. It was built in 1711 which is the date in...

Panagia Angeloktisti Church

Panagia Angeloktisti Church is located in the village of Kiti, in Larnaca. The church, dates back to the 11th century and was erected ove...

Panagia Chryseleousa Church, Athienou

The Panagia Chryseleousa Church is situated in the village of Athienou in the Larnaca district. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and was b...

Panagia Eleousa Church - Kato Drys

The Panagia Eleousa Church is situated in the Kato Drys village in Larnaca. The church is located at the edge of the village towards the ...

Panagia Faneromeni (New church)

The new church of Panagia Faneromeni is located on the Panagia Faneromeni street on the south side of Larnaca, towards the Salt Lake. I...

Panagia Faneromeni Church (Old church)

The old Panagia Faneromeni church is located in the south side of the town of Larnaca on the road towards the Larnaca Salt Lake. In Greek...

Panagia Lambroforousa Chapel

North of the village of Kalavassos in the district of Larnaca and at a distance of about two and a half kilometres is the chapel of Panagia ...

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Church of Christou Monogenous - Koilani

The Church of Christou Monogenous is located in the village of Koilani in the Limassol district. It is situated at a close distance fro...

Church of Saint Gerasimos

The chapel of Saint Gerasimos was built at the beginning of our century as is located northeast of the village of Agros in the Limassol dist...

Church of Timiou Prodromou - Agros

The church of Timiou Prodromou was built east of the village of Agros in the Limassol district around 1860. The church was built with the...

Ioannis Prodromos Church - Prodromos Village

The Ioannis Prodromos Church is the main church of the Prodromos Village in the Limassol district and is dedicated to Ioannis Prodromos...

Panagia and Chrysosotiros Church - Kyperounta

The church of Panagia and Chrysosotiros is located in the village of Kyperounta in the Limassol district. It is situated in a great envir...

Panagia Asinou Church - Nikitari

The Panagia Asinou church is located at the mountains of Troodos, at the centre part of Cyprus. At this church are some of the greatest m...

Panagia Chrysolofitissa Church- Lofou Village

The Panagia Chrysolofitissa Church or "Παναγία Χρυσολοφίτισσα" in Greek is located in the Lofou Village in the Limasso...

Panagia Eleousa - Koilani

The church of Panagia Elaousa is located in the village of Koilani in the Limassol district. It is situated amongst the traditional houses i...

Panagia tis Amasgou Church

Panagia tis Amasgou Church is a small Christian monument built in the end of 11th century. The church is situated 20 minutes from Limasso...

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Agiou Ioanni Theologou Church - Platanistasa

The Agiou Ioanni Theologou Church is located at the north area of the village of Platanistasa in the Nicosia district. It is situated in ...

Agiou Onoufriou Chapel, Pedoulas

The Agiou Onoufriou Chapel is situated in the village of Pedoulas in the Nicosia district. More specifically it is located in the centre ...

Agiou Panagioti Chapel, Pedoulas

The Agiou Panagioti Chapel is situated in the village of Pedoulas in the Nicosia district. More specifically the chapel is located in the ar...

Agiou Raphael Ton Vrahon Chapel - Pedoulas

The Agiou Rapahel Ton Vrahon Chapel is located in the village of Pedoulas in the Nicosia district. The modern church is situated in the n...

Apostle Varnava and Ilariona Church - Peristerona Village

The church of the Apostles Varnava and Ilariona is located in the Peristerona Village in the Nicosia district. Along with the church of A...

Apostolou Andrea Russian Church - Episkopeio Village

The Apostolou Andrea Russian Church is located in the village of Episkopeio in the Nicosia district. More specifically it is built in the co...

Archangelos Michael Chapel - Vyzakia

In the village of Vyzakia, in the Nicosia district there is a very old church which is dedicated to Archangel Michael. Previously it was ...

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 ...

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Agios Georgios Chapel (Saint George) - Chloraka

The iconic chapel of Agios Georgios is situated in the area called Alyki in the Chloraka village of the Paphos district. The area is wher...

Agios Georgios Chapel (Saint George) - Peyia

The Agios Georgios Chapel is located in the Peyia village, in the Paphos district. More specifically it is situated at the Cape Drepano. ...

Agios Georgios Chapel - Kouklia

The chapel of Agios Georgios is located in the area of Ha-Potami which is southeast of the Kouklia village. The chapel was built outside ...

Agios Georgios Chapel - Tala Village

The Agios Georgios Chapel is located in the village of Tala. Tala village is located in the Paphos district at a distance of 8 kilometres fr...

Agios Georgios Church - Gialia Village

The Agios Georgios Church is located in the village of Gialia, outside of Polis Chrysochous in the Paphos district. More specificall...

Agios Georgios Church - Panagia Village

The Agios Georgios Church is located in the village of Panagia in the Paphos district and it was the first church that was built in the vill...

Agios Kononas Chapel - Akamas

The Agios Kononas Chapel is located in the area of Akamas, near the Neo Chorio village in the Paphos district. It was built on the remains o...

Agios Konstantinos and Agia Eleni Chapel - Kouklia

The chapel of Agios Konstantinos and Agia Eleni is located on a mountainside, northeast and at a distance of 2-3 kilometres outside Kouklia ...

Agios Nektarios Chapel, Chloraka

The Agios Nektarios Chapel is situated in the village of Emba in the Paphos district geographically however ecclesiastically it belongs to t...

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