Panagia tou Araka
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Lagoudera village is about 50 km from Nicosia under Madari peak, the islands second highest peak on the Troodos mountain range. It is famous for the Panagia tou Araka church, a 12th century monastery covered with fine frescoes, which is situated just outside the village. Together with Asinou church and that of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, it is considered to be one of the most important Byzantine churches of the island. It is UNESCO World Heritage Site along with nine other Painted Churches in the Troödos Region.
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