The Holy Royal and Stavropegic Monastery of Machairas is located at the foot of the Kionia peak of the Troodos mountain range on the island of Cyprus, at an altitude of 870 meters. It was founded in the 12th century with the help of the Byzantine emperors and is considered the 2nd largest monastery in Cyprus.
On this visual tour, you will learn the history and the difficulties the Monastery went through over the centuries. But also, the building and spiritual renovation it experienced after the abbotship of Abbot Athanasios, now Metropolitan of Limassol. You will also see the buildings, the services of worship, as well as the daily life and various activities of the monastery’s monks.
Subtitles: Ελληνικά, English, Français, Deutsch, Italiano, Español, Türkçe, Pусский, Românesc, Polski, Kiswahili.
Narration: Father Joseph Coleman, Costas Charalampidis, Αlbion (Ilias) Land, Dimitry Rozental (Sag-Aftra)