Trooditissa monastery, Troodos

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Trooditissa Monastery, is situated on the southern slopes of the Troödos Mountains on the island of Cyprus. It is an orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
It was founded in 990, but the current building dates back to 1731. It is built at an altitude of 1,500m and the closest village is Plátres.
The Holy Monastery of Trooditissa is estimated to have been founded after the period of Iconoclasm. The earlier buildings, which were of the middle Byzantine period are not saved. The main church and the other surrounding buildings were built in the 18th-20th centuries.
The most important relic of the monastery is the thaumaturgist icon of Virgin Mary, originally from Asia Minor and is known for its wonders to childless married couples who wish to have a child. The church celebrates on 15 August, during the feast of the Assumption.
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  • It's a lovely place. The court yard is lovely and the little church is gorgeous. The chandeliers and paintings in it are amazing. You don't need to spend much time there. You don't want to get in the ...  more »
  • Silence, beauty of nature, peace. The entrance to the monastery for tourists is now closed. On the gate hangs a corresponding plate. You can only walk around, but it gives a great sensation.
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  • Beutiful place, but closed to turists!
  • A monastery full of history, prayer, dozens of relics and countless miracles. A must-see for all people.
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