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    • Agros
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      • Agros is almost 1100 metres above sea
      • Its population is 800 people
      • Is situated in the Valley of Roses in the heart of Pitsilia
    • Agros
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    • History of Agros
      • 11 th century
      • Agros maybe took its name by monastery of “Megas Agros”
      • Builted by monks at the period of iconolasts
    • History of Agros
    • History of Agros
    • History of Agros
    • Agros call as the village of Roses
    • Agros the village of Roses
      • In Agros you can find a kind of fragrant roses
      • It use to produce the rose water
      • Agros produce the 90% of rose water at Cyprus
    • Agros the village of Roses
    • Agros the village of Roses
    • Church of “Panagia Eleousa”
    • Church of “Panagia Eleousa”
      • Builted in 1898
      • Its situated on the place where was before Monastery of ‘Megas Agros
    • Church of “Timios Prodromos”
    • Church of “Timios Prodromos”
      • Construct around 1860
      • It is of Basilika type
      • It is unique of its kind in Cyprus in virtue of its length
    • Elementary School
    • Apeitios high school of Agros
    • Apeitios high school of Agros
      • Builted in 1944 by donation of Kyriakos Apeitos.
      • It is a high school and a lyceum.
    • Athletical centre of Glafkos Kliridis
    • Athletical centre of Glafkos Kliridis
      • Brand new supermodern athletical centre.
      • Has facilities for about 30 sports.
    • Rodon Hotel
      • Rodon hotel is a 4-star hotel.
      • Took it’s name from local fragrant roses.
      • Rodon hotel is a peaceful hotel builted in a traditional way.
    • Rodon Hotel
    • Park of “kaoura”
    • Park of “Kaoura”
      • Took it’s name from fountain of “Kaoura”
    • Fountain of “Kaoura”
    • Achilleas Agrou
      • Established in 1956
      • Has football and basketball team which was created in 1988
      • There are academies of basketball
      • Biggest success: Basketball team qualified in Final Four cup
    • Rosewater
    • Sweets
    • Water of Agros
    • Agros festival
    • 21th November
      • A festival takes place at the church of “Panagias Eleousas”
      • People from the area come to honour the Holy mother and receive her grace.
      • A visit to the festival gives the opportunity to the visitors to do a religious duty and get a taste of popular / religious customs of exceptional beauty.
    • 21th November
    • Eastern Customs
    • Easter Tuesday icon carrying
    • 1 st of April