North Cyprus  

The Twin Churches (of Templars and Hospitallers)

The Twin Churches, Famagusta - N.CyprusThe larger of the two churches built in the 14th century belonged to the Knights Templars. 

When the last grand master and their other leaders were burned as heretics in 1313, the order came to an end and the church was left over to the Knights Hospitallers who owned the adjoining building. 

The buildings have been restored and is now being used by the Cyprus Art Society (Kibris Sanat Dernegi). 

The Twin Churches, Famagusta

Templars Cross
Hospitallers Cross

 Twin Churches  of Templars & Hospitallers