PANAYIA TROODITISSA Monastery Limassol!! It is 5 km northwest of Platres, 40 km from Limassol on the Platres-Prodromos road. This beautiful monastery was originally founded in the 13th century. The present church dating from 1731 contains many valuable icons including a priceless icon of the Virgin Mary plated with silver-gilt from Asia Minor. A large religious fair is held in the grounds on the 15th of August.