Ecclesiastical Heritage Video
Watch the Video. In the central part of Cyprus, in the mountains of the Troodos range, there are some of the most important monuments of the island.
The 10 UNESCO churches have been put on the UNESCO World Heritage List for their colourful frescoes and the 6 Byzantine Monasteries.
Cyprus being part of the Byzantine Empire, art and architecture flourished, especially in the 12th century, considered to be the Golden Age of Byzantine painting in Cyprus.