Painted Churches in the Troodos Region

The Painted Churches in the Troödos Region (Greek: Τοιχογραφημένοι ναοί στην περιοχή του όρους Τρόοδος, romanized: Toichografiménoi naoí stin periochí tou órous Tróodos) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Troödos Mountains of central Cyprus. The complex comprises ten Byzantine churches and monasteries richly decorated with Byzantine and post-Byzantine murals:

  1. Church of Agios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) tis Stegis in Kakopetria: An 11th-century monastery and the oldest surviving katholikon in Cyprus
  2. Agios Ioannis (St. John) Lampadistis Monastery in Kalopanagiotis: A 13th-century monastery
  3. Church of Panagia (The Virgin) Phorviotissa (Asinou) in Nikitari: A 12th-century church
  4. Church of Panagia (The Virgin) tou Arakou in Lagoudhera: A 12th century church
  5. Church of Panagia (The Virgin) in Moutoullas: A 13th-century chapel an...Read more

The Painted Churches in the Troödos Region (Greek: Τοιχογραφημένοι ναοί στην περιοχή του όρους Τρόοδος, romanized: Toichografiménoi naoí stin periochí tou órous Tróodos) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Troödos Mountains of central Cyprus. The complex comprises ten Byzantine churches and monasteries richly decorated with Byzantine and post-Byzantine murals:

  1. Church of Agios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) tis Stegis in Kakopetria: An 11th-century monastery and the oldest surviving katholikon in Cyprus
  2. Agios Ioannis (St. John) Lampadistis Monastery in Kalopanagiotis: A 13th-century monastery
  3. Church of Panagia (The Virgin) Phorviotissa (Asinou) in Nikitari: A 12th-century church
  4. Church of Panagia (The Virgin) tou Arakou in Lagoudhera: A 12th century church
  5. Church of Panagia (The Virgin) in Moutoullas: A 13th-century chapel and the earliest example of steep-pitched wooden roofs
  6. Church of Archangelos Michael (Archangel Michael) in Pedoulas: A late 15th-century church
  7. Church of Timios Stavros (Holy Cross) in Pelendri: A church containing unique 14th-century wall paintings
  8. Church of Panagia (The Virgin) Podithou in Galata: An early-16th century church
  9. Church of Stavros (Holy Cross) Agiasmati in Platanistasa: A 14th-century church
  10. Church of Agia Sotira (of the Transfiguration of the Savior) tou Soteros in Palaichori Oreinis: A 16th-century church.

Initially nine of these churches were designated by UNESCO in 1985 with the church in Palaichori added to the list in 2001. The Church of Panagia Chrysokourdaliotissa in Kourdali, Spilia, was submitted as a potential further extension in 2002 and currently resides on the Tentative List.

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