Ayios Irakleidios Convent
Politiko village, 0,5 km from the Royal Tombs
Founded in 400 AD, the monastery was destroyed and rebuild several times before Archbishop Chrysanthos renovated the church and cells in 1773. The relics of Saint Irakleidios are kept here in a silver-gift case.
Ayios Panteleimon Convent
1,5 km northwest of Agrokipia village
An 18th century monastery with a gabled roof, now serving as a retreat for three nuns.
Archangelos Michail Convent
Off the Nicosia - Anthoupolis Road
(10 minutes drive from Nicosia)
Founded by two monks in 1148, when an icon of the Virgin mary was found in a nearby cave, the monastery is set in a picturesque dip in the Machairas mountains. The vestry has a room where the monastery's old books and manuscripts are kept, as well as galleries and rooms containing icons and other religious artefacts.
Agios Georgios Alamanos Convent
Off the Nicosia - Limassol road 19 km from Limassol
Originally founded in the 12th century. Besides performing their religious rites, the nuns spend their time painting icons, cultivating flowers and herbs and producing honey.