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    TROODOS WEATHER

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Troodos has unique and culturally significant Ecclesiastical, Folk Art, and Wine (old wine Press) Museums which is an ongoing record of bygone eras. Tucked away in the Troodos pine forests, are Cyprus’ famous painted churches with their vibrant frescoes on the walls and ceilings, and fabulous examples of Byzantine art. Ten of these are on the UNESCOWorld Heritage List. Kykkos Monastery, the largest and perhaps most well-known monastery on the island, has a breath-taking Byzantine museum and the main church houses a golden icon of the Virgin Mary, which, as tradition has it, was painted by the Apostle Saint Luke. Do not miss the Troodos Geopark Visitor Centre in Amiantos and the Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre in Troodos Square.

Cyprus Museum of Kykkos Monastery Cyprus Museum of Kykkos Monastery

Museum of Kykkos Monastery

The Monastery of Kykkos is dedicated to Panagia (the Virgin Mary) and contains one of the three icons attributed to Agios Loukas the Apostle and Evangelist.
Cyprus Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre Cyprus Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre

Troodos National Forest Park Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre of the Troodos National Forest Park, is situated 200m west of the Troodos Square, to which is also connected with a paved trail.
Cyprus National Struggle Museum in Omodos Cyprus National Struggle Museum in Omodos

National Struggle Museum in Omodos

The national liberation struggle of Cyprus against the British colonial rule, known as the EOKA struggle, started on the 1st of April 1955 and ended with the Zurich.
Cyprus The House of Lavrentios in Kalopanayiotis village Cyprus The House of Lavrentios in Kalopanayiotis village

The House of Lavrentios in Kalopanayiotis village

Bishop Lavrentios was the bishop of Kyrenia who was executed by the Ottoman Turks in 1821. He was born in the mountainous village of Kalopanayiotis.
Cyprus The Folklore Museum – Pedoulas Cyprus The Folklore Museum – Pedoulas

The Folklore Museum – Pedoulas

Situated in a central spot in the village close to the main Church of the Holy Cross, the Folklore Museum provides an intriguing insight into the social and economic development.
Cyprus Painter Frangoulides Museum Cyprus Painter Frangoulides Museum

Painter Frangoulides Museum

One of the most important museums in Cyprus is the “Museum Frangoulidi” which is built near the church of Panagia in the Village of Agros.
Cyprus Omodos Ecclesiastical Museum Cyprus Omodos Ecclesiastical Museum

Omodos Ecclesiastical Museum

The Ecclesiastical Museum of Omodos is housed in two renovated arched halls which are situated on the floor below the monastery complex.
Cyprus The Byzantine Museum in Kalopanayiotis Cyprus The Byzantine Museum in Kalopanayiotis

The Byzantine Museum in Kalopanayiotis

It is situated next to the Lambadistis monastery (dedicated to Saint John Lambadistis). Here, someone will see ecclesiastical artifacts.
Cyprus Museum of the  Megas Agros – Byzantine Chapel Cyprus Museum of the  Megas Agros – Byzantine Chapel

Museum of the Megas Agros – Byzantine Chapel

The destruction of the historic Monastery of Megas Agros, which according to tradition was constructed by monks who had come from Kyziko (in Asia Minor).
Cyprus Arsos Icon Chamber Cyprus Arsos Icon Chamber

Arsos Icon Chamber

In the Apostle Philippos (Phillip) Icon Chamber, transportable icons dating between the 17th and 20th centuries are on display. Of particular interest are the icons of Christ and the Virgin.
Cyprus Sacristy of Lofou village Cyprus Sacristy of Lofou village

Sacristy of Lofou village

In the church in Lofou dedicated to the Annunciation of the Mother of God, a sacristy (an apartment in or a building connected with a church or a religious house.
Cyprus The Byzantine Museum of Pedoulas Cyprus The Byzantine Museum of Pedoulas

The Byzantine Museum of Pedoulas

The Pedoulas Byzantine Museum was established during the current tenure of Bishop of Morphou ‘Neophytos’ in order to house icons and holy relics of the 13th -20th century.
Cyprus Vasa Koilaniou Church Museum Cyprus Vasa Koilaniou Church Museum

Vasa Koilaniou Church Museum

The Agios Ioannis Prodromos (Saint John the Baptist) Chapel hosts the Vasa Koilaniou icon exhibits. Of particular note are the icons of Saint Timon from the latter half of 15th century.
Cyprus Ecclesiastical Museum of Kyperounda village Cyprus Ecclesiastical Museum of Kyperounda village

Ecclesiastical Museum of Kyperounda village

Ecclesiastical Museum of Kyperounda village In the village of Timios Stavros (Holy Cross) in Kyperounda you will find an Ecclesiastical museum which amongst other artifacts
Cyprus Museums Icon Collection of Lemythou village Cyprus Museums Icon Collection of Lemythou village

Icon Collection of Lemythou village

The Chapel of Agios Theodoros (Saint Theodore) contains the icon collection of the village of Lemythou, where a special place is allocated to the 13th century.
Cyprus Museums Agridia Icon Chamber Cyprus Museums Agridia Icon Chamber

Agridia Icon Chamber

In the women’s section of the Prophet Elias Church, the old wooden icon of the chapel is on show, together with other post-Byzantine icons.
Cyprus Palaichori Village Museum Cyprus Palaichori Village Museum

Palaichori Village Museum

The museum is incorporated in a renovated house of traditional architecture, located in the center of the village. The museum exhibits outstanding works of religious art.
Cyprus The Folk Art Museum in the village of Arsos Cyprus The Folk Art Museum in the village of Arsos

The Folk Art Museum in the village of Arsos

In 1997, the Folk Art Museum was founded by the Community Council of Association for the Development of Arsos. The museum is situated in a restored 18th century residence.

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