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Kilani Village

Kilani is an attractive wine-producing village. On the outskirts of the village sits the single-aisled vaulted church of Ayia Mavri dating to the 12th century, with wall paintings from the 15th century.

The Kiilani Ecclesiastical Museum was created by the Holy Bishopric of Limassol as a district branch of the larger Byzantine Museum being planned in the city itself. It houses a collection of icons and ecclesiastical objects from the parish.The museum occupies a two room building in the courtyard of Panayia Eleousa church. The exhibits span a period of about seven centuries and include pieces of an icon-stand from1735, icons dating fromthe 13th to the 19th centuries, holy utensils and old books.

The museum of Viniculture (currently under refurbishment) is housed in a traditional village house.Viniculture equipment and items of folk art are on exhibit. In the yard, a large cauldron used for the preparation of the local beverage zivania can also be seen.

Ecclesiastical Museum To arrange a visit please call 25471008, 99608196.

Courtesy of the CTO

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