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)

Agioi Saranta Cave - Xylofagou

The Agioi Saranta  Cave is located in the village of Xylofagou in the Larnaca district. It is situated southwest of Xylofagou, along...

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 ...

Agioi Saranta Chapel, Protaras

The Agioi Saranta Chapel is located in an iconic bay in Protaras close to the Church of Profitis Ilias, in the Amochostos district...

Agion Panton Church - Deryneia

The Agion Panton Church is located in the village of Deryneia in the Ammochostos district. It is situated at a close distance from the gr...

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 Byzantine church - Kellia Village

Agios Antonios Church is one of the most important Byzantine churches in Cyprus. The church is located at Kellia, in the city of Larnaca ...

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 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 Dimitrios Church, Paralimni

The Agios Dimitrios Church is situated in the Paralimni area of the Ammochostos district. The church began being built in 1993 and was compl...

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Zoodochos Pigi Chapel (Panagia Ayiasmatou), Kalavasos

The Zoodochos Pigi Chapel or Panagia Ayiasmatou is situated in the village of Kalavasos in the Larnaca district. More specifically it is loc...

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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...

Panayia Akonopetra Chapel, Pissouri

The Panayia Akonopetra Chapel is situated in the village of Pissouri in the Limassol district. The chapel is dedicated to the Virgin Mary , ...

Prophet Elias Chapel - Agridia Village

The Prophet Elias Chapel is located in the village of Agridia in the Limassol district and more specifically it is situated on the peak...

Prophet Elias Chapel - Lofou

The Prophet Elias Chapel is located in the Lofou village in the Limassol district. It is situated to the south of the village, on a hill nea...

Prophet Elias Chapel, Pissouri

The Prophet Elias Chapel is situated in the village of Pissouri, in the Limassol district. More specifically the chapel is located about 2, ...

Prophet Elias Church - Agridia Village

The Prophet Elias Church is located in the village of Agridia in Limassol. In particular it is situated in the southeast part of the communi...

Saint George Chapel - Fini

Outside the village of Fini, towards the north there is a mountain cliff and between the pine trees is the chapel of Saint George. Taking...

Timios Prodromos Chapel

In the village of Potamiou in the Limassol istrict there are the ruins of three chapels. One of these chapels was dedicated to Timio Prod...

Timios Stavros Church - Kyperounta

The Timios Stavros Church is located in the village of Kyperounta in the Limassol district. The church stands majestically at the locatio...

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Metamorfosis tou Sotiros church

Metamorfosis tou Sotiros church (Transfiguration of the Saviour) is situated in the mountain range of Troodos. More specificaly, the chur...

Metamorphoseos tou Sotiros Church

The first church of the community of Anthoupoli in the Nicosia district was dedicated to the Metamorphosis of Sotiros and it was originally ...

Old Church of Panagia Chrysopantanassa

The old church of Panagia Chrysopantanassa was the main church in the village of Agrokipia in the Nicosia district until 1990, when the new ...

Old Church of Panagia Chrysopantanassa

The old church of Panagia Chrysopantanassa was the main church in the village of Agrokipia in the Nicosia district until 1990, when the new ...

Panagia Chrysokourdaliotissa church

Panagia Chrysokourdaliotissa church can be described as a beautiful medieval church located in the natural environment of Cyprus. The church...

Panagia Chrysospiliotissa Church, Nicosia

The Panagia Chrysospiliotissa Church is situated in the community of Kato Deftera. The village of Kato Deftera is only 12 kilometres from th...

Panagia Eleousa Church - Agros Village

The Panagia Eleousa Church or Virgin Mary Eleousa Church  is located in the centre of the village of Agros in the Limassol district. ...

Panagia Galaktotrofousa Church

The church of Panagia Galaktotrofousa or "Παναγία η Γαλακτοτροφούσα" in Greek is located in the entrance of the ...

Panagia Odigitria Church - Arediou

The Church of Panagia Odigitria is located half a kilometre to the east of Arediou village in the Nicosia district and is dated to the 13th ...

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Apostle Paul and Saint Helen the Martyr Chapel - Paphos

The Apostle Paul and Saint Helen the Martyr Chapel is a modern chapel located in the town of Paphos. It is a very small chapel of 56.0 sq...

Apostolou Louka Church - Kouklia

Located in the Kouklia community in Paphos is the Apostolou Louka Church . Kouklia is a community with ancient history where the beautiful A...

Archangelos Michael Chapel, Chloraka

The Archangleos Michael Chapel is situated at the west part of the Chloraka village in the Paphos district. The chapel was on private proper...

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...

Chapel of Agios Asomatos - Argaka Village

Tradition says that many years ago, east of the village of Argaka in the Paphos district and at a distance of about three kilometres there w...

Chapel of Agiou Zinoviou and Agia Zinovias - Statos Agios Fotios Village

The chapel of Agiou Zinoviou and Agias Zinovias is situated in the village of Statos-Agios Fotios in the Paphos district. More specifical...

Chapel of Saint Fotios and Anikitos

The Saint Fotios and Anikitos Chapel is situated in the village of Statos – Agios Fotios in the Paphos district. More specifically the ...

Christian Basilicas of Paphos

In the town of Paphos as well as the rest of Cyprus, there were many Christian Basilicas of high aesthetics which were built dung the early ...

Church of Apostles Peter and Paul - Argaka

The Church of Apostles Peter and Paul is located at the northwest, between the traditional houses of the village of Argaka in the Papho...

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