• Denomination: Panagia Asproforousa

  • District: Kyrenia

  • Town/Village: Bellapais

  • Category: Church

  • Religion: Christian

  • A.Monument: Yes

  • Ref#: 202

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

This is a Gothic basilica, with one aisle, narthex and a tower for four bells. Period: Early 13th Century. The church is now used as a Museum.

General Conditions

Structure: Very Good

Facade: Very Good

Roof: Good

Interior: Good

Decoration: Good

Mass: Preserved

Humidity: Existing Mark

Comments: The murals on the walls are of the 15th century.

Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: StoneWork

Roof: StoneWork

Floors: Marble

Doors: Wooden

Windows: Wood & Glass Panels inside. Metal Bars outside


Icons: Yes

Hagiography: Yes

Michrap: No

Small Signs: Yes

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: No

Cadastral Elements: XII.38 Village

Proposed Protection Measures