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The church of Ayios Charalambos was built a few years ago… It's a church of modern architecture. The increase of the population, due to the settling of the refugees, has made the construction of another church more than necessary. For the construction of the church, the parish of Ayios Charalambos was formed on 2nd February 1986 after a meeting of the residents with the Bishop of Salamina Mr. Varnava. There were many views regarding the name of the Saint to whom the church would be dedicated. Finally, the name of Ayios Charalambos was chosen, based on the fact that there was no other church dedicated to the Saint in the archiepiscopal region, apart from a chapel in the Athalassa mental hospital. Following the decision for the construction of a church dedicated to Ayios Chararalambos, a …

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The Church of Virgin Mary "Chrysoyeriotissa" stands impressively on the peak of a hillock. It is the most ancient Church of Yeri and until the middle of the 20th century, it used to be the sole church of the municipality. The church was built on the foundations of an old Byzantine monastery which was dedicated to Virgin Mary of "Alypou". The previous structure of the church is dated back to the 16th century. Its present structure is the result of additions during the 18th century. More precisely, a seraglio was added on the western part during the primateship of Archbishop Chrysanthos. What is noteworthy is the fact that stones from the ancient Monastery of Virgin Mary of "Alypou" were used for the construction of the church and "because of this, some remains of frescos are visible in som…

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The main church of the Municipality is dedicated to Martyr Saint Minas the Egyptian. The construction of the church started in the beginning of the 20th century, more specifically in November 1916 during the reign of Archbishop Kyrillos the 3rd, and it was accomplished in 1953 due to financial obstacles. On 13th September 1953 the church was inaugurated by Archbishop Makarios the 3rd. Possibly, but without confirmation, the church was dedicated to Saint Minas because in the past there had been a shrine and a vigil candle at this place. Internally, the church is adorned with a "wood-carved iconostasis, work of the pioneer craftsman of ecclesiastical fretworks Chrysanthos Taliadoros from Omorphita". The icons of the iconostasis follow a western style and are the works of the well known pa…

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The pilgrimage at the chapel of Virgin Mary of "Palloura", or "the little chapel of Virgin Mary", as it is known by the faithful Christians, directly relates to the church of Virgin Mary Chrysoyeriotissa. According to a legend, the Church of Virgin Mary would have been built at the point where the little chapel is now built. However, while the church was being built during the day, it would collapse during the night. The faithful support that Virgin Mary herself gave an explanation for this phenomenon. She revealed to a Christian that her wish was for the church to be built elsewhere. She even gave instructions on what had to be done, that is to place her icon into a carriage with young oxen which would be set free so that they would go anywhere they wanted to. At the place where the oxen …

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