Ayios Neophytos Monastery And The Nearby Village Of Tala, Paphos, Cyprus

Published on Nov. 4, 2014
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High in the hills above Paphos in Cyprus lies the Monastery of Agios Neophytos just beyond the village of Tala. Ayios Neophytos Monastery is said to have been founded by a Cypriot hermit and writer called Neophytos in the year 1159. Neophytos carved a home for himself out of the mountain rock and it is here that you will find some of the finest frescoes from the Byzantine period dating from the 12th to the 15th century.