Cyprus Sights

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 01/15/2016

Fodor's Review

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, or Church of St. Nicholas of the Roof—so named for its steep, pitched roof, built for protection against the weather—is an 11th-century Byzantine church and UNESCO World Heritage Site containing stunning frescoes. The frescoes were painted between the 11th and 17th centuries and depict such iconic scenes as the Crucifixion and the Nativity. You'll need a car to reach the church, which is located in the Troodos Mountain region.

Sight Information

Address:

2 km (1 mile) southwest of Kakopetria, Kakopetriá, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Phone:

/2292/2583

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Sat. 9–4, Sun. 11–4
  • Closed Mon.

Published 01/15/2016

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