Frescoes of the Holy Monastery of Panagia Chrysokourdalliotissa

The frescoes of the Church, preserved at the same time as the church was by the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus, date back to the first half of the 16th century, but most of them have unfortunately since been destroyed. Those in very good condition, are the ones located in at the altar and in some other parts of the church. On the south wall, at the corner, there is the well-known fresco of Apostle Barnabas, perhaps the best in Cyprus. On the northern wall, there is the magnificent mural of St. George with scenes from his martyrdom and the  monk of Moni bound to the Saint.

On the western wall there is a large fresco of the Crucifixion and then frescoes from the Pentecost Sundays. Noteworthy is also the gold-plated carved iconostasis with great and rare icons. Particularly important is the pilgrimage and the miraculous icon of the 16th century of The Virgin Mary Odigitrias (Guide). Another special element of this church is its stalls, with carved dragons on the sides, dating back to the Venetian domination.


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