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Museum in Western Troödos

Folk Art Museum

This charming small museum is run by former school teacher Charalambos, who will explain the exhibits including live silkworms munching on their bed of mulberry leaves, centuries-old donkey saddles and farm implemen…
Monastery in Western Troödos

Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery

Located just 1.5km south of Pano Panagia in a beautiful setting 850m above sea level, this peaceful monastery dates from 1152 and features an unusual triangular cloister, built of red stone, and some fine frescos. T…
Taverna in Western Troödos

Phiti Pefkos Taverna

The setting of this taverna is divine, overlooking the Agios Dimitris church and the main square with its memorial fountain. Head to the raised terrace sheltered by lofty trees with pots of geraniums adding splashes…
Notable Building in Western Troödos

Childhood House of Makarios

The childhood house of Archbishop Makarios III, Cyprus' first president, contains photos and memorabilia from his younger years. It's a considerable sized building, considering his family’s peasant status (then agai…
Museum in Western Troödos

Makarios Cultural Centre

This museum is a place for hard-core fans only, containing memorabilia from Archbishop Makarios III’s life as a priest and Cyprus' first president. The collection includes plenty of photos and his overcoat, slippers…