Angeloktisti Church

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This 11th century Byzantine church, whose name means “built by angels”, was erected over the ruins of an Early Christian basilica in Kiti.

The original apse survived together with one of the finest pieces of Byzantine art of the Justinian period, a rare 6th century mosaic of the Virgin and Child between two archangels.

Only in Cyprus and in Mount Sinai have mosaics of this period survived the iconoclastic decrees ordering the destruction of most icons and objects of idolatry. Similar mosaics were those from the Church of Kanakaria, now on display in the Byzantine Museum in Lefkosia (Nicosia).

Note: Wheelchair accessible.
Tel: +357 24 424 646
Address: Kiti, Larnaka
Operating Hours: Monday - Sunday: 08:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:00 (14:00 - 17:30 June - August)
Entrance Fee: Free entrance


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