ARMENOMONASTICO

 ARMENOMONASTICO

N° 25
Town / Village : Halefka

District : Kyrenia

 

DESCRIPTION :

The Armenian monastery of St Makar, situated near Halefka village, dates to the medieval period. In 1814 a new church was built in the north side of the original monastic building.

Period : 15th century.

 

OUTSTANDING VALUE :

The monastery has been a well-known spiritual centre throughout the centuries and it has played a significant role in the history of the Armenian Church in the Middle East, in general, and for the Armenian community of Cyprus in particular.

 

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