• Denomination: Agios Georgios / chapel

  • District: Famagusta

  • Town/Village: Genagra

  • Category: Chapel

  • Religion: Christian

  • A.Monument: Yes

  • Ref#: 547

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

In some way it is an underground church. The building was in three faces. the first of them was during byzantine time. The dates are unknown. It is abandoned since 1974. It is not preserved.

General Conditions

Structure: Ruin

Facade: Fair

Roof: Ruin

Interior: Fair

Decoration: Ruin

Mass: Decayed

Humidity: Dangerous

Comments: Some stones have fallen down in this church, as well as one part of its  roof. Interior: A fresco icon is under the dome. Humidity observed on the walls.

Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: Stone

Roof: Concrete over the very old part and ceramic tiles on the rest of the building.

Floors: Tiles And Concrete

Doors: One door is wooden and one door does not exist.

Windows: Non


Icons: No

Hagiography: Yes

Michrap: No

Small Signs: No

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: No

Cadastral Elements: XXXIII.19.W.1

Proposed Protection Measures

The roof must be repaired immediately.  The doors also must be replaced to preserve and prevent further deterioration of this church which is the only example of its type in Cyprus.