Pedoulas Byzantine Museum

Troödos Mountains

The museum’s rich collection of 12th- to 15th-century icons come from six ancient Byzantine churches in the village and include the late-13th-century icon of the Virgin Vorinis. Many pieces have featured in exhibitions worldwide.

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1. Archangelos Michail

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2. Folk Art Museum

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3. Panagia tou Moutoulla

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The oldest of the 10 Unesco-listed painted churches in the Troödos Mountains, this church is believed to have once been a private chapel. It has the steep…

4. Agios Ioannis Lambadistis Monastery


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5. Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis

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7. Panagia tis Podythou

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8. Troödos Botanical Gardens

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