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Kalopanagiotis or Kalopanayiotis(Greek : Καλοπαναγιώτης ) is a community in the Nicosia District of Cyprus. This picturesque village with its traditional architecture, its cobbled streets and footpaths, chapels and churches, is an example of a genuine traditional community unaffected by modern day civilization. Houses with tiled rooftops, picturesque balconies, courtyards with shady vine trees climbing everywhere are the main characteristics of the village. All these are surrounded by the lavish green vegetation of the Setrachos Valley.

In the village there are many churches and chapels such as the churches of Saint Marina and PanayiaTheotokos, the Chapels of Saint Andronikos and Saint Athanasia, Saint George, Saint Kyriakos, Archangelos Michael, Saint Sergios and Bachos and Panayia Theoskepasti.

However, the most important Byzantine monument is that of the monastery of Saint John Lampadisitis.

Year Population


1960 920
1982 580
1992 328
2001 287

Moutoullas and Kalopanagiotis

Monastery Agios Ioannis tou Lampadisti

Monastery Agios Ioannis tou Lampadisti

Latin chapel, added in the second half of the 15th century to the monastery with Wallpaintings in the Italo-byzantine style

Tree of Jesse; Monastery Agios Ioannis tou Lampadisti 16th century

Agios Herakleidios Church (Herakleidios, first Bishop of Tamasos)

Archangel Michael, 13th century wallpainting , Herakleidios Church

Crucifixion of Jesus

Pantokrator, surrounded by Prophets and Angels

Phlegon, Hermes , Herodion and other Apostles

The Passion And Suffering Of Christ , 13th and 14th century wallpaintings

Herakleidios Church, 13th century wallpaintings

Monastery Agios Ioannis Lampadistis (Μονή του Αγίου Ιωάννη του Λαμπαδιστή) near Kalopanagiotis

Wall Paintings, 15th century

Monastery Agios Ioannis Lampadistis Wall Paintings, 14th century

Panagia Theoskepasti Church. Parts of an Ikonostase from the 14th century, Kalopanagiotis

The Saints Irakleidios, Ioannis o Lampadistis und Nikolaos

See also

Orkontas (Ορκόντας)

Images Cyprus, Nicosia District

Painted Churches in the Troodos Region - UNESCO World Heritage

Archangelos Michail, Pedoulas | Panagia tis Podithou, Galata | Panagia tis Asinou, oder Panagia tis Forviotissas | Agiou Ioanni tou Lampadisti, Kalopanagiotis (Monastery)| Timiou Stavrou tou Agiasmati , Platanistasa | Timiou Stavrou, Pelentri | Panagia tou Moutoulla | Metamorfoseos Sotira (Agia Sotira), Palaichori | Panagia tou Arakos, Lagoudera | Agiou Nikolaou tis Stegis, Kakopetria

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