• Denomination: Agios Georgios ton Hellenon

  • District: Famagusta

  • Town/Village: Famagusta/Within the Walls

  • Category: Church

  • Religion: Christian

  • A.Monument: Yes

  • Ref#: 39

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

The church of St.George is a typical basilica planned as a large and handstone building. It was once the orthodox cathedral of Famagusta. Now a days its seen in ruins. Probably built in the 13th it consisted of a nave with five bays & two aisles.              No buttresses  support the walls.

General Conditions

Structure: Ruin

Facade: Ruin

Roof: Ruin

Interior: Ruin

Decoration: Ruin

Mass: Decayed

Humidity: Existing Mark


Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: Ashlar Masonry

Roof: Unknown (Not Visible)

Floors: Ribbed Vaults but mostly collapsed

Doors: Wood

Windows: Unknown (Not Visible)


Icons: No

Hagiography: Yes

Michrap: Not Available

Small Signs: Not Available

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: No

Cadastral Elements: Not Available

Proposed Protection Measures

It is need emergency preservation. This church seen very bad condition nowaday. Need to be cleared and restored.