Church of Panagia (Our Lady) of Asinou - UNESCO World Heritage List - Please read 1st comment

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LeenieforLena on February 12, 2011

The church of Panagia Forbiotiissa, better known as Panagia of Asinou, is situated in the north foothills of the Troodos mountain range and is builit on the east bank of a stream.

It used to be the monastery church of the Monastery of Forbion, as its name implies. It was founded in 1099 and it functioned until the end of the 18th century.

The interior is entirely covered with wall-paintings, of which the earliest is dated to 1105.

These frescoes reflect the art of Constantinople, which is thought to be the artist's birthplace and they are one of the most important groups of Byzantine art of this period.

Teresa Jankowska on February 12, 2011

Very beautiful old and little church

  • I ♥ it

All the best from Poland

KWO Tsoumenis on February 12, 2011

Πολύ όμορφη εικόνα Λένα

όπως και οι infos που μας έδωσες.

Συγχαρητήρια, ΑΡΕσταρ :-)

LeenieforLena on February 12, 2011


Many thanks for your visit and beautiful comments, and appreciation !!

Best regards, Lena

LeenieforLena on February 12, 2011


πολλές ευχαριστίες για την επίσκεψη και τα καλά σου λόγια, και τα LIKE&YS !!!

Χαιρετισμούς, Λένα

sonjabgd on February 12, 2011

Very nice.



Shrdn on February 12, 2011

A rich and precious collection. My compliments again, and thanks for your welcome visit. Ciao, Roberto

mcris on February 12, 2011

wonderful picture-nice composed and exposed!! like

Michał Dworzański on February 12, 2011

Nice and interesting photo!


Greetings from Western Pomerania, Poland, Michał.

baronyuri. on February 12, 2011

Very nice and interesting place, LIKE8 yuk

dziwnowik on February 12, 2011


Sergio Bagna No View… on February 13, 2011

Also this will attract the attention of the Pan's world on your beautiful and unfortunate island, I hope.

Like 10, a warm greeting from Genoa! Sergio

ღ Dominique Rolland on February 13, 2011

Merci beaucoup

Pour tant de beauté


Aori Ika on February 13, 2011

Very nice! Very LIKE it

Sincere greetings from aoriika(^_-)

Paulo Yuji Takarada on February 13, 2011

É visão espatacular da antiga Igreja, parabéns pelo registro. F + L Saudações, de Dourados - Mato Grosso do Sul - Brasil

Giovanni-Casadio on February 13, 2011

Una piccola e preziosa chiesa,complimenti x la bellissima foto...LIKE.

Michael 安路 on February 13, 2011

Nice shot, beautiful picture. LIKE,

Best wishes, Michael.

乾龍 on February 13, 2011

Very nice shot


Best wishes from Taiwan,Qianlong

Jörg R. on February 13, 2011

A very nice view to the historic church building !!! I Like it very much , dear Lena !

Best wishes 2 U , Willy

A..W.. on February 13, 2011

Very nice. LIKE

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