Монастырь Святого Ираклидия​

Monastery of Saint Heraclidius

  • How to get there: by transport to the village of Politiko
  • Working hours: every day from 9:00 to 12:20 and from 15:00 to 17:00
  • Entrance fee: free admission
  • Navigator tag: Google map

Heraklidia monastery is considered one of the largest monasteries for women from all over the territory of the large island state. Saint Heraclidius is one of the many disciples of the holy apostles Mark, Barnabas and Paul. This building houses his relics, as well as the successor of Monason. Many people believe that it is they who help people get rid of back problems.

The first thing that you will see when visiting the attraction is more of the monastery gate. On the left side you can see the passage to the cave where the Cypriot synaxaris lived. Here you can familiarize yourself with the shield, where all stages of the construction of the existing monastery of St. Heraclidius Cyprus are painted.

The modern building dates back to 1773. At the same time, the church was restored, and cells were erected on its territory. Earlier buildings have survived to this day. In the temple you can see frescoes, many ornaments of the iconostasis and even dated artifacts.

It is worth visiting the monastery of St. Heraclidius with a guided tour. So you will be told in detail about the historical beginning and preserved historical monuments.

Excursions with the monastery of St. Heraklidia
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