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Monument to The First President of Cyprus Archbishop Makarios III

Old City, Archbishop Palace, Nicosia, Cyprus
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A tribute to the first President of Cyprus

The monument was move from it's original place to Archbishop Makarios III resting place up in the... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2017
ChrisUtd
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Nicosia, Cyprus
not worth the travel...

Many better things to see... this is not worth it. Trust me, I am from Cyprus and has nothing to do... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
christosPashiardis
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Old City, Archbishop Palace, Nicosia, Cyprus
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"kykkos monastery"
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"resting place"
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"troodos mountains"
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Reviewed December 24, 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

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Reviewed December 22, 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.

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Reviewed October 30, 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

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Reviewed May 8, 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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Reviewed March 30, 2017

The statue is nice, but the whole thing, statue and environment is better at the place where Makarios was burried, the "Throni of Panayia"=The throne of Virgin Mary near Kykko Monastery, on Troodos Mountain

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Reviewed December 3, 2016

The monument is very important for tje local Cypriots. For foreign tourists it means not so much. After all it is a nice statue

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Just the journey up through the Troodos mountains is worth the time it takes. Reaching the summit, the Throne--resting place of the late Archbishop Makarios, you instantly feel the peace surrounding the area. Makarios chose this site as he said " I shall be able...More

Thank AE42
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

The monument to the first President of Cyprus was originally in Nicosia byt the Archbishopric, but was moved to Vouni which is near to Kykko Monastery in the Troodos mountains and where the Archbishop is buried. The monument was cleaned and looks fantastic and the...More

Thank Achilleas G
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

Archbishop Makarios III, the first president of Cyprus, began his ecclesiastical career at the Kykkos Monastery in 1926. Before his death in 1977, Makarios requested to be buried on the summit of Throni Hill, which is near Kykkos Monastery and his home town of Panagia...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2015

Just up the road from Kykkos Monastery with outstanding panoramic views a tribute to the First President & also Archbishop of Cyprus is progressing on an alarming scale. At the lower level commander of all he surveys stands the enormous statue of Archbishop Makarios,follow the...More

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tishwallinger
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Response from Blackgate1 | Reviewed this property |
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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