Palaichori Oreinis (Greek: Παλαιχώρι Ορεινής) is a village located in the Nicosia District of Cyprus on the E 903 road. The village stands at an altitude of 930 m. Palaichori Oreinis is separated by Palaichori Morphou by the Serrache River. The two villages are known collectively as Palaichori.
|Coordinates: 34°55′19″N 33°05′38″E / 34.92194°N 33.09389°ECoordinates: 34°55′19″N 33°05′38″E / 34.92194°N 33.09389°E|
|Elevation||2,251 ft (686 m)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The village contains a 16th-century church, Metamorfosis tou Sotiros (Greek: Μεταμορφώσης του Σωτήρος). The church is one of the ten Painted Churches in the Troödos Region, which were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985 because of their outstanding frescoes and testimony to the history of Byzantine rule in Cyprus.
- ^ Census 2001
- ^ a b Discover Palaichori
- ^ "Painted Churches in the Troödos Region". UNESCO World Heritage List. United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
- Official website (in Greek and English)
- palaichori.com Guide to the Village of Palaichori (in English)