Monastic Church of Agio Nikolaos tis Stegis


Name:  Monastic Church of Agio Nikolaos tis Stegis

Place:  Kakopetria, Troodos Mountains, Cyprus

View:  Small rural monastic church, domed cross-in-square plan, with steeply pitched second roof for protective purposes.  View of the east and south facades, with half-domed apsidal chapel at east.  UNESCO World Heritage Site, 1985.

Date: Begun 11th century, during Byzantine Empire annexation.

Architects:   The Monastic Church of Agio Nikolaos tis Stegis was probably built by local builders and designers.

Style or Period:  Byzantine rural architectural style

Catalogue No.:   ZC1896

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