Some of the
wall paintings dating back to the 12th century still stand today and are rare
examples of the art decoration in the island.
these magnificent wall - paintings, icons belonging to this church and some
other icons from other parts of the TRNC which have been put under protection
are displayed in the museum.
The tiny little
chapel of St. James is one of the most charming miniature churches in Cyprus.
The interior has porcelain plates in the vaulting, but the icons and iconostasis
are without interest. An exact model of the church has the erected by the Queen
of Romania, at her palace on the Black Sea, to serve as her private chapel.