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Monument to The First President of Cyprus Archbishop Makarios III

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Archbishop Makarios III monument / Throni

The sheer spectacle of this monument, including its elevated location makes this a worthwhile... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Julian P
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
The adventure to Makarios’s Tomb

After years of searching for it my father and his partner did not believe it existed, thanks to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HolyDiver1990
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Old City, Archbishop Palace, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best here is the view. The church is on the top and is surrounded by new fancy paths with modern mosaic icons. All the complex is created in 2009-2015. Clean and sparkling. The tomb and the complex are an important place for Cypriots, but...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sheer spectacle of this monument, including its elevated location makes this a worthwhile visit, particularly if you're interested in the recent history of Cyprus. Makarios, whether you love him or hate him, is intertwined with the 'liberation' of Cyprus and this monument reflects the...More

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After years of searching for it my father and his partner did not believe it existed, thanks to Waze we managed to find the place. What a beautifully kept historic landmark. I can tell you that it is absolutely worth the visit to the top...More

Thank HolyDiver1990
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Since we were in and on Archbishop Palace, Byzantine and other museum there went by statue. Ok, but only noted we went past, sorta like the farmer statue.

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The huge bronze statue is very like thArchbishop if you remember him, take the path to the left and you will come to the entrance to a church. Keep going another few metres and you will find his tomb guarded by 2 soldiers,not for security...More

Thank garp_kaz
Reviewed 22 May 2018

well worth the visit .incredible views. a must do day out if travelling to Cyprus. Marvellous architecture and the statue is stunning

Thank Cat C
Reviewed 24 December 2017

The monument was move from it's original place to Archbishop Makarios III resting place up in the Troodos mountain near Kykkos Monastery, about 80 kilometers from Nicosia. Nice day trip to spent your day, with great view from the mountains and also the monastery it...More

Thank ChrisUtd
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Many better things to see... this is not worth it. Trust me, I am from Cyprus and has nothing to do with any political views, simply, plan it well... and for a reason.

Thank christosPashiardis
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We came here as part of a tour. Fine if you are Cypriot or a serious Makarios fan, but it is a bit over the top for a church man. Interesting modern mosaics, a huge statue of the man himself, but the church itself is...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Not sure about being in the correct place. But this bronze statue of Mgr Makarios is impressive. It is near the Mgr tomb.

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If I recall, yes. (it was a while ago since I went :P ) It's 30 meters high and quite imposing.
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