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)

Agios Amvrosios Church

The Agios Amvrosios Church is situated in the centre of the village of Agios Amvosios  in Limassol. It is a real jewel for the communit...

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...

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 Efstathios Church - Kolossi

The Agios Efstathios Church is situated in the village of Kolossi in Limassol. The particular stone built byzantine church is dedicated to t...

Agios Eftychios Chapel - Mathiatis Village

Agios Eftychios Chapel is located in the village of Mathiatis, in the Nicosia district. At the middle of the road between the villages Si...

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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...

Timios Stavros Church - Pelendri

Timios Stavros church is located in the village of Pelendri in the Limassol district. It is one of the nine churches of Troodos which are...

Timios Stavros Church, Pano Polemidia

The Timios Stavros Church is situated in the village of Pano Polemidia in the Limassol district. After the Turkish invasion in 1974 and the ...

Twelve Apostles Church - Asgata

The oldest church in the community of Asgata in the Limassol district, is the church of the twelve Apostles. According to the inscription...

Virgin Mary Chrisospiliotissa Chapel

To the south of the village of Agios Therapondas, in the Limassol district is a small chapel of byzantine architecture which is dedicated to...

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Panagia Podithou Church - Galata

Panagia Podithou Church is situated near the village of Galata, in the mountains of the Troodos range. The Church of Panagia Podithou as ...

Panagia Theotokos Chapel, Kakopetria

The Panagia Theotokos Chapel is situated in the entrance of the village of Kakopetria in the Nicosia district. It is a small chapel which se...

Panagia tou Araka Church

Panagia tou Araka church is one of the ten byzantine churches of the Troodos mountain range that have been granted World Culture Heritage st...

Panagia tou Moutoulla Church

Panagia tou Moutoulla church is one of the ten churches of the mountain range of Troodos that have been listed as World Cultural Heritage by...

Panagia Vorini Chapel - Pedoulas

The Panagia Vorini Chapel is located in the Pedoulas village in the Nicosia district. It is situated outside the village, to the north. T...

Panayia Katafygiotissa Church

The Panayia Katafygiotissa Church is located in the south part of the village of Platanistasa in the Nicosia district. It is situated at the...

Panayia Theoskepasti Chapel, Kalopanayiotis

The Panayia Theoskepasti Chapel is situated in the village of Kalopanayiotis in the Nicosia district. More specifically it is located a...

Prophet Elias Chapel - Tsakistra Village

The Prophet Elias Chapel is located in the Tsakistra Village in the Nicosia district. It is situated at the top of the hill, North West o...

Saint George Church - Pachyammos

The Saint George Church was the main church in the community of Pachyammos before the temple of Agios Raphael was built. This temple alon...

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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...

Church of Christ the Saviour Statos Agios Fotios

The Church of Christ the Saviour is the central church of the Statos-Agios Fotios village in the Paphos district. More specifically it is lo...

Church of Panagia Theoskepasti

The Church of Panagia Theoskepasti is located in the area of Kato Paphos in the Paphos district. The church is built upon a rock and offe...

Church of Timios Prodromos - Kedares

The Church of Timios Prodromos is located in the village of Kedares in the Paphos district. To the west side of the village is the C...

Church of Zoodohos Pigi , Amargeti

Church of Zoodohos Pigi, is the main community church of Amargeti and it is dedicated to the Zoodohos Pigi. The church of Zoodohos pigi w...

Genethlion Sotiros Church - Tala Village

The Genethlion Sotiros Church  is located in Tala village.Tala village is located in the Paphos district at a distance of 8 kilometres ...

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