The Shrine By The Motorway

Published 26th of August, 2017

Every time I drive to Limassol on the A6, I notice a shrine in a field to the left of the motorway, soon after you leave Paphos. The other day while out exploring, we found ourselves close by, so we thought we would take a look...

The Konia Industrial Area Turning

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The easiest way to find the shrine is to come off the motorway at the Konia Industrial Area exit, then immediately take the track that heads back towards Paphos. You will know you are going the right way if you see these hoardings.

Shrine in the Field

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If you take the track mentioned, you will eventually come to a shack that looks like it is falling down a hill. If you take the right hand track there (which has recently been cleared) you will get to this field, complete with shrine.

Close Up

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We actually visited the shrine twice, if you were wondering where the clouds have all gone.

From The Front

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I have no idea why this shrine is here, though it is probably a memorial.

Clean Shrine

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Somebody obviously tends to the shrine, as it is well looked after, despite it's remoteness.

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