Descripción del sitio
Bellapais Abbey is an attractive ruined monastery dating from the early 13th century. In 1187, Jerusalem fell to the Saracens and the Augustinian canons who had custody of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre came to Cyprus. Bellapais Abbey was founded for them around 1200 by Aimery de Lusignan, and it went on to become wealthy and powerful under royal patronage.
Learn more: Bellapais Abbey
Explore: Sacred Sites of Cyprus