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Monastery of Neophytos

  • How to get there: by bus 604 from Paphos
  • Opening hours: October, daily: 09:00 – 18:00, break: 13:00 – 14:00.
    November – April, daily: 09:00 – 16:00, break: 13:00 – 14:00
  • Entrance fee: Free admission to the monastery and a ticket to the museum costs 2.5 euros

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The Monastery of Neophytos is a fascinating landmark located near the settlement of Tala. This building belongs to the most significant shrines of the island state. The religious community was founded in the 12th century.

The building is named after its founding monk. Neophytis actively opposed material values. He was engaged in the seclusion of the cave, which over time was able to significantly expand. From the top of such a cave, which is located in the mountains, a view of the endless water masses of the Mediterranean.

The most convenient way to get from the airport is by taxi. The distance from Larnaca to Nicosia is about 50 kilometers. By bus, it will take at least 1.5 hours. A taxi to Nicosia will take you 40-50 minutes, while delivering you straight to your hotel or other destination.

Exciting excursions

To fully immerse yourself in the history of the shrine, we recommend that you go to this area with an excursion. Professional historians will be able to tell you about all the features of the building and its architectural past. Alternatively, you can visit the museum close to the monastery itself. There are ancient icons and artifacts with a long history.

Excursions with Neophytos Monastery
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