St George's Church and Shrine Caves

Published 13th of February, 2017

Near our shop on the Paphos / Geroskipou border, is a little track that runs below a cliff through some farmland. A sign indicates that there is a church down there, so one day I thought I would investigate. Sure enough, there was a little church, but there was so much more besides...

The Approach To The Church

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As you approach the church it looks fairly typical for Cyprus. There is a water source and olive trees, and the only thing slightly out of the ordinary is the proximity to the cliffs and the gated cave opening.

Underwater Grotto

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The cave itself is flooded...

A Small Shrine

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To the left of the church, there is this small shrine.

Inside The Church

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The church itself is very well maintained. However, if I sent you here to view spectacular shrines in caves, and this was what you found, you would have a right to be disappointed. So look around outside...

More Caves Beyond The Church

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There are more caves to come. If you walk past the church...

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