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AGIOS NEOFYTOS MONASTERY
Founded around 1200 by Cypriot hermit and writer Neofytos. The ‘Enkleistra’, a cave that the hermit carved out of the mountains, is covered with some of the finest examples of Byzantine wall painting that date to the 12th and 15th centuries. The monastery has a noteworthy ecclesiastical museum. The monastery church contains some of the finest post Byzantine icons dating to the 16th century.

Courtesy of the CTO

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