Kyra Panagia church and the beach

The church of Kyra Panagia is a charming church built on a cliff, which offers amazing views to the beach of the surroundings.

This is one of the most photographed churches in Karpathos, because it is located at a so unique and beautiful place. You can find it directly next to the beach of Kyra Panagia, just walk through the village towards the beach, and climb up some stairs to reach the garden of the church. 

 Kyra Panagia church garden view

Kyra Panagia church was built in traditional style with red dome, whitewashed walls, and blue decorations. The building has a small terrace with some tamarisks, whitewashed stone fences and a hanging bell, which make it very lovely. From the garden of the church the views to Kyra Panagia beach are extremely beautiful, it is one of the most known symbols of Karpathos island. You can admire the exceptional blue colours of the Aegean Sea, the wild cliffs of the coastline, and the charming bay of Kyra Panagia. 

Kyra Panagia church views, hanging bell

Kyra Panagia church Karpathos

 The church of Kyra Panagia is dedicated to Virgin Mary, and because of this the real name of the church is 'Church of Virgin Mary'. 

Kyra Panagia church


Kyra Panagia church

Kyra Panagia church

Thousands of visitors fall in love with this magical place each year, and many of them say this is one if the most beautiful part of Karpathos island!  

Where to stay in Kyra Panagia / recommended accomodations



Kyra Panagia Aparthotel (studios, apartments)

Pension Akropolis (studios)

Rigo Apartments (up to 4 guests)

Zoes House (studios)

Bella Vista Suites (up to 3 guests)



Two Goats villas (sea view, private pool) 

Villa Astraea

Lux View Suites (sea view, private pool)

Lux View Villas (up to 4 guests, sea view)

Villa Stamatina (up to 4 guests) 


List of the accomodations in Kyra Panagia


Kyra Panagia best views in Karpathos

Kyra Panagia church additional info

  • 15 kilometers to Pigadia
  • coordinates: 35.587122, 27.178887
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