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)

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 Andronikou and Agia Athanasia Chapel, Kalopanayiotis

The Agiou Andronikou and Agia Athanasia Chapel is located in the village of Kalopanayiotis in the Nicosia district. The particular chapel is...

Agiou Andronikou Church, Liopetri

The Agiou Andronikou Church is situated in the village of Liopetri in the Ammochostos district. The church was built during the 16th century...

Agiou Antoniou Chapel – Peristerona Village

The Agiou Antoniou Chapel is situated in the village of Peristerona in the Nicosia district. More specifically the chapel is located west of...

Agiou Antoniou Chapel, Deryneia Village

The Agiou Antoniou Chapel is located in Deryneia village in the Ammochostos district. More specifically it is situated on Agia Marina Street...

Agiou Avxiviou Church - Nicosia

When in 1875 the temple was reconstructed, it was located at the edge of the village and particularly away from the community houses because...

Agiou Efrem Church - Agios Amvrosios Village

The Agiou Efrem Church is located in the community of Agios Amvrosios in the Limassol district, situated along the Limassol – Omodos – P...

Agiou Epifaniou Chapel, Anarita Village

The Agiou Epifaniou Chapel is situated at a short distance from the village of Anarita in the Paphos district. More specifically it is lo...

Agiou Epifaniou Church, Athienou

The Agiou Epifaniou Church is situated in the village of Athienou in the Larnaca district. It was built in 1994 at the edge of the village w...

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