Panagia Asinou Church

The famous Byzantine church of Asinou, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has some of the finest examples of Byzantine wall painting on the island. Asinou comes from the Greek Asine, which is an ancient city founded by immigrants from the Greek city Argolis in the 11th century BC. The church dates to the early 12th century and the murals inside date from the 12th century to the 17th century. Visitors should ask for the priest of Nikitari village to escort them.

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Hill Resorts - Troodos
Unesco World Heritage
Nikitari, Troodos
Monday - Saturday: 09:30 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00, Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00
All year round
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Nikitari Panagia tis Asinou Church
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