The Gregoris Afxentiou museum / hideout at Machairas

The Gregoris Afxentiou museum / hideout at Machairas
The Gregoris Afxentiou museum / hideout at Machairas

Κρησφύγετο Γρηγόρη Αυξεντίου στον ΜαχαιράBorn on February 22 1928, at the village of Lysi Gregoris Afxentiou. After pursuing military and greek literature studies in Greece,he returned to Cyprus and joined the E.O.K.A struggle for the liberation of the island from british occupation. He became one of the E.O.K.A leaders and, during a battle with british troops, he was burnt alive in his hideout (March 3 1957).

His burnt corpse was buried within the central prison in Nicosia, a place known to date as the Imprisoned Graves.

The hideout is located opposite Machairas Monastery.

District: Nicosia

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Accreditation: Race Historical Memory Council of EOKA 1955 – 1959

Operation Period: All year

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Admission Fee: Free Admission

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Κρησφύγετο Γρηγόρη Αυξεντίου στον Μαχαιρά

 

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