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Ayios Neophytos Monastery

6 mi north of Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
+357 26 652481
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“small museum” (34 reviews)
“main church” (8 reviews)
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6 mi north of Paphos, Paphos, Cyprus
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+357 26 652481
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The air up where the monastery is is just clear and fresh. The whole place is calming and has such a peaceful atmosphere whether you are religious or not. It was very quiet when I went (a weekday evening) and there were not so many...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely place but beware the 2 euro cost for the cave..............museum closes at lunchtime and cave not worth 4 euros. All that said well worth a visit

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit. An active monstery, very quiet. The old church is carved into the rocks and has wonderfaul wall paintings. There is also a museum with some gorgeous icons

Thank SinBosun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The original cell and church of Ayia Neophytus date from 1116, although was reworked a little in the C16th. As we have seen at Sumela monastery in Turkey, plaster is applied to even up irregular rock surfaces before frescoes are added, as a result of...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful monastery, surrounded by natural beauty. Very well maintained. A place for prayer so visiiors must enter properly dressed.

Thank AvgiK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a place a must see very peaceful place well worth a visit just amazing built into the cliff really wonderful and I believe it is still a working monetary

Thank jenny c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether religious or not this is a place of peace and tranquility. A beautiful church to visit with a long going history attached to a monastery which can also be visited if it is open at that time. The scenery is one full of trees...More

1  Thank Monica T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it hadn't been for a friend taking us here , we would never have gone. It a beautiful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of Paphos and the history is awesome. There are also light refreshments on site and if you want a...More

Thank CraigandWendyDundee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting background to this monastery and a lovely place to visit, with great mountainside views and historical artefacts to see. Also a great cafe, located under the cool shade of the trees - even good to sit there in the hot summer.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went a part of a Cyprus cultural bus trip. Very interesting. Nice cafe. Steep hill and steps to be aware of.

Thank Peter Q
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George P
What was the road to the monastry like - was it bitumen throughout, broas and steel fenced ? We had a bad experience on the way to Adonis Falls, the rooad was rubble with steep unfenced precipice type drops to the valley.
24 July 2015|
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Response from Wingsfromkingstone | Reviewed this property |
The road is perfect.
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DawnW10
is the monastery accessible to the disabled?
4 February 2015|
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Response from Wingsfromkingstone | Reviewed this property |
This monastery is well layed out & very suitable for wheelchairs.
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shar511
Is there local transportation from paphos to this attraction?
31 January 2015|
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Response from Anna_Volkova |
Yes, there is a bus 604 from Karavella station. But pay attention to shedule, the bus goes once per 3 hours.
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