Kykkos Monastery, which lies 20 km west of Pedoulas, is one of the wealthiest and best-known monasteries in Cyprus. The Holy Monastery of the Virgin of Kykkos was established around the finish of the eleventh century by the Byzantine sovereign Alexios I Komnenos 1081– 1118. The religious community lies at a height of 1318 meters on the north west face of Troodos Mountains. There are no remaining parts of the first religious community as it was torched ordinarily. The primary President of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios III began his clerical profession there as a priest in 1926. He stayed attached to the place and returned there ordinarily.
His ask for to be covered there appeared after his passing in 1977. His tomb lies 3 km west of Kykkos religious community and remains a prevalent guest goal. As indicated by convention, a highminded loner called Esaias was living in a give in on the pile of Kykkos. Multi day, the Byzantine legislative head of the island, doux Manuel Boutoumites, who was spending the mid year at a town of Marathasa as a result of the warmth of the season, went into the timberland to chase. Having lost his way in the backwoods he met Monk Esaias and requesting that he demonstrate to him the way. The loner who was not inspired by the things of this world would not answer his inquiries.