Alternative Title:

Άγιος Νικόλαος των γάτων

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Saint Nicholas ton Gaton (St. Nicholas of the Cats) is possibly the oldest monastery in Cyprus. The monastery chapel, which dates to the 14th century, was abandoned in the 16th century and was reinstated by Orthodox nuns in the early 1980 s. According to tradition, the monastery was founded by St. Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine the Great.

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Cyprus Tourism Organisation
Κυπριακός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού

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EL, EN

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Library of Cyprus University of Technology
Digital Heritage Research Lab of Cyprus University of Technology

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Cyprus Tourism Organisation
Κυπριακός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού

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Cyprus_Lemesos_Agiou_Nikolaou_Gaton_3_lrg

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Citation

Cyprus Tourism Organisation and Κυπριακός Οργανισμός Τουρισμού, “Saint Nicholas of the cats,” Αψίδα, accessed June 17, 2021, https://apsida.cut.ac.cy/items/show/12446.

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