Architecture lovers will definitely enjoy wandering through the majestic halls of the abbey. The best preserved of the entire complex is the Abbey Church with its beautiful Gothic arches.
A huge room designed for refectory-refectory-is located on the first floor and has a size of 27 by 38 meters. During the period when the abbey was under the rule of the British, the soldiers used this room as a shooting gallery – you can even see bullet marks on the walls.
At the entrance to the refectory are richly decorated sarcophagi brought from Salamis. Their age dates back to the 2nd century AD. Sarcophagi were used as washbasins for washing hands before meals.
Those who wish can go down to the basement of the Abbey under the refectory. The spacious basement was used as a warehouse. Here it was possible to place huge food supplies and for a long time to exist independently in the event of a natural disaster or war.
Walking around the premises of the monastery, you can see many artifacts. the rooms impress with their acoustics, high vaulted walls and beautiful design. from the second floor of the refelectorium, you can enjoy beautiful views of the island, the mountains, the city of kyrenia and the azure sea.