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

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Cyprus churches by location (district)

Agia Marina Church - Analyontas

To the east of the village of Analyontas, between the graphical houses, is the church of Agia Marina. It is the main church of the village. ...

Agia Marina Church - Asgata Village

The chapel of Agia Marina is located in the Asgata village in the district of Limassol. The chapel is at the eastern side of the village nex...

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 Marina Church, Paralimni

The Agia Marina Church is located in the Paralimni area in the Ammochostos district. The church of Agia Marina was built in 1972. The area w...

Agia Mavri Chapel, Agia Napa

The Agia Mavri Chapel is situated in the west part of Ayia Napa in the Famagusta district. More specifically it is located near the centre o...

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...

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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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Agiou Alexandrou Chapel, Pissouri

The Agiou Alexandrou Chapel is situated in the village of Pissouri in the Limassol district. More specifically it was built in 1990, on a pi...

Agiou Georgiou (Saint George) Chapel, Pissouri

The small chapel of Agiou Georgiou (Saint George) is located in village of Pissouri in the Limassol district. More specifically it is situat...

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...

Apostles Peter and Paul Church - Asgata Village

The church of the Apostles Peter and Paul is located in Asgata in the Limassol district. The chuch is built in the centre of the communit...

Apostolos Andreas Church, Pissouri

The Apostolou Andrea Church is situated in the village of Pissouri in the Limassol district. More specifically it is located in the centre o...

Archangelos Michael Chapel - Moniatis Village

The Archangelos Michael Chapel is situated in the village of Moniatis in the Limassol district. The church was built in 1717 as the inscript...

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...

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Agiou Fanouriou Chapel, Kakopetria

The Agiou Fanouriou Chapel is situated in the village of Kakopetria in the Nicosia district. More specifically the chapel is situated in ...

Agiou Georgiou Chapel, Pedoulas

The Agiou Georgiou Chapel is situated in the village of Pedoulas in the Nicosia district. More specifically it is located at the outskirts o...

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 Nikolaou Church, Deftera

The Agiou Nikolaou Church is located in the village of Deftera in the Nicosia district. More specifically it is situated in the centre of th...

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...

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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...

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 ...

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