Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Church of the Transfiguration of Our Saviour, Kakopetria – Cyprus

In the middle of the picturesque old village of Kakopetria, Cyprus, is located the Church of the Transfiguration of Our Saviour. Built in 1520, it was the central church of the village until 1994. It is a rectangular church, being a Basilica in Byzantine ecclesiastical architectural style.

The iconostasis is made of carved wood, as well as the two chanters’ stands. Currently the Divine Liturgy is celebrated in this church only 5-6 times. The Church celebrates on the 6th August on the festivity of the Transfiguration of our Lord, Jesus Christ.  

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