Churches – Temples – Catacombs

Holy Places, Christian Worship

Cathedral of St. Theodoros

The Metropolitan church is located in a central part of Paphos, in the Mousallas area near Erotas Square and Ivy Maliotou Grove. It is dedicated to Agios Theodoros o Stratilatis (St. Theodore the commander) and celebrates twice a year, on February 8 and June 8. Here,...

Holy Metropolis of Paphos

In the courtyard of the Cathedral of Agios Theodoros is the elegant building of the holy metropolis of Paphos with its characteristic beautiful balconies. It was built in 1910 by the Metropolitan of Paphos, Iakovos and features interesting architecture, combining...

Monastery of Saint Neophytos

Also known as Engleistra (lit. Enclosure), it is located 15 km west of Paphos in Tala village and is one of the most popular religious monuments in Cyprus. The monastery was founded by Saint Neophytos in 1170, at the point where he practiced, at the exhortation of...

Chapel of the Apostle Peter and St. Helen the Martyr

Located on Corfu Street in Agios Theodoros parish. It is a unique church building with modern design, which is a very interesting and innovative proposal for modern church building. Its construction seems to derive elements from the Byzantine tradition, such as...

Temple of Apostles Paul and Barnabas

North of the old town of Paphos, on Olga Xynaridou Street, there is an imposing church dedicated to two of the most important sacred figures of the island. The Apostles Paul and Barnabas came to the island in 45 AD. from Antioch in order to preach the word of God and...

Church of St. Anargyri

The imposing church dedicated to Saints Anargyri is located in Kato Paphos, where Agapinoros Avenue meets Agii Anargyri Avenue. Its construction began in 1980 and was inaugurated on July 1, 1994 by the Metropolitan Paphos Chrysostom. The modern church, despite its...

The Catacomb of St. Solomon

One of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Paphos, well known since the 15th century, as surviving manuscripts of the time testify. Located southwest of the Fabrica hill, it is a church - cave dedicated to St. Solomon, or Hanaa, the mother of the 7 Maccabees. This...

Panagia Limeniotissa Church

At the port of Nea (New) Paphos, near the medieval castle, we find the ruins of an early Christian basilica dating to the end of the 4th to the beginning of the 5th century. It belongs to the architectural type of the three-aisled basilica and had a narthex and...

Panagia Theotokepasti Church

The church of Panagia Theoskepasti (lit. The Virgin Mary covered by God) is found in Kato Paphos, on the homonymous street, east of the Churches of Chrysopolitissa and Agia Kyriaki. It is built on a rock, with a panoramic view of the city. It was built at the...

Church of Agios Georgios Mouttalos

The small chapel dedicated to Saint George is located on the SW outskirts of Mouttalos and was highlighted by the completion of recent renovations of the district. The church is late Byzantine and dates back to the 16th century without certainty. It has a narthex to...