Agios Georgios


Paralimni's town square is dominated by two churches both, dedicated to St George. The older church (tucked behind the modern church) was built in the 19th century and is home to a large, beautiful fresco of St George. The larger, modern Agios Georgios was constructed in the 1960s and has an interior covered in colourful frescoes, including Christ Pantocrator on the dome.

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