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Cyprus Church - Agia Aikaterini Church In Kritou Terra Village

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Information on Agia Aikaterini Church

Agia Aikaterini Church                                                       Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The historical Agia Aikaterini Church is situated 3 kms from Kritou Terra Village, which lies in the Paphos District of Cyprus.

Agia Aikaterini Church                                                       Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Agia Aikaterini Church was originally built in the 15th century, and in accordance with the splendid architecture of this period.

Agia Aikaterini Church                                                       Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The most distinguished feature of the church is it's 3 aisled edifice. The church has 3 round arches on the roof above each aisle, leading to a tower.

Agia Aikaterini Church                                                       Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The original church was destroyed in an earthquake in 1953 and was rebuilt to it's former glory in 1956. The many old frescoes kept in the church were destroyed in the earthquake.

Agia Aikaterini Church                                                       Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Agia Aikaterini Church is used once a year, to celebrate Agia Aikaterini Saints Day.

Agia Aikaterini Church                                                       Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

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