Rich in history and tradition , aka Chrysosotiros , has given its name to the village of Sotira . The church was built on the place of early Christian church and has taken its present form as aisled vaulted with a dome in the 16th century . The steeple of the church with its rich decoration are worthy of attention and study, frescoes of the 13th century , and the portable icon of Christ the Savior, also from the 13th century . Many traditions and miracles attributed to this temple . The most notable relates to combating the epidemic of plague that ravaged the inhabitants of Paralimni , in the 19th century , hence on their expense an open loft ( solar ) of the temple has been added .