The Cypriot Monuments of UNESCO Religious Route
Cyprus has a large number of Byzantine monuments resulting in ten of them having such significant historical and artistic value that UNESCO included them in its list of World Heritage Sites.

All ten sites are churches located in Troodos dating from the 11th to the 17th centuries. In order to have a proper tour, the route was geographically divided into three regions:

Solea route: Nikitari – Galata - Kakopetria.
Marathasa route: Κalopanagiotis – Moutoulas - Pedoulas.
Pitsilia route: Lagoudera – Platanistasa – Pelendri - Palaichori.

Solea (route length: 138 kilometers), Marathasa (route length: 148 kilometers) and Pitsilia (route length: 97 kilometers).

Monuments in Solea: Church of Panagia tis Asinou or Forviotissa in Nikitari, Churches of Panagia Podithou, Archangelou or Panagia and Agios Sozomenos in Galata and Church of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis in Kakopetria.

Monuments in Marathasa: Monastery of Agios Ioannis tou Lampadisti in Kalopanagiotis, Church of Panagia in Moutoula and the Church of Archangelos Michael in Pedoulas.

Monuments in Pitsilia: Monastery of Panagia tou Araka in Lagoudera, Church of Stavrou tou Agiasmati in Platanistasa, Monastery of Timios Stavros and Church of Archangelos Michael in Pelendri, Church of Agios Mamas in Louvara and Church of Metamorfosis in Palaichori.
Solea route: Panagia tis Asinou in Nikitari, Troodos Marathasa route: Monastery of Agios Ioannis Lampadistis in Kalopanagiotis, Troodos Pitsilia route: Monastery of Panagia tou Araka in Lagoudera, Troodos
Solea route: Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis in Kakopetria, Troodos Marathasa route: Church of Archangelos Michael in Pedoulas, Troodos Pitsilia route: Church of Metamorfosis in Palaichori, Troodos
 
10 Byzantine Churches, UNESCO World Heritage Sites
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Panagia tou Moutoulla Church
A Unesco world heritage list monument
Panagia tou Araka Church
One of the most important Byzantine churches on the island
Panagia Podithou Church
A Unesco world heritage list monument
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
A Unesco world heritage list monument
Stavros tou Agiasmati Church
A Unesco world heritage list monument
2nd Local Route of Lefkosia Religious Route
Admire the impressive churches of Podithou, Asinou and Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis
Agios Ioannis Lampadistis Church
A Unesco world heritage list monument
  

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