• Denomination: St. Franciscus

  • District: Famagusta

  • Town/Village: Famagusta/Within the Walls

  • Category: Church

  • Religion: Christian

  • A.Monument: No

  • Ref#: 29

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

This 14th Century church was part of a frasciscan monastery which adjoined the Royal Palace. Nave ending in three sided apse with small chapel off the south side with preserved interesting architecture. Decorative buttressing supports the external walls.

Used as an archeological site to visit in its ruinous form.

General Conditions

Structure: Ruin

Facade: Ruin

Roof: Ruin

Interior: Ruin

Decoration: Ruin

Mass: Decayed

Humidity: Non Existing


Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: Ashlar Masonry

Roof: Unknown (Not Visible)

Floors: Ribbed Vaults

Doors: Unknown (Not Visible)

Windows: Unknown (Not Visible)


Icons: No

Hagiography: No

Michrap: Not Available

Small Signs: Not Available

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: Yes

Cadastral Elements: Not Available

Proposed Protection Measures

Clearing of floor from debri & weeds. Consolidation of walls where needed to protect from exposure to element. Grouting of exposed rubble stone