There is no Crematorium on Cyprus.
As the law stands, anyone wishing to be cremated after death has to have their bodies embalmed and flown abroad and that cost a lot. Because of opposition from the Orthodox Church, ashes cannot be buried on consecrated ground
Cremation could be legalised in Cyprus if Parliament approves a bill to amend the old-fashioned Burial Law that currently bans the practice.
Based exclusively on Orthodox teachings, the current law consequently ignores the wishes of practitioners of other faiths, agnostics and atheists who would prefer their body to be burnt to ashes after death.
But with more and more immigrants living in Cyprus, funeral parlours are dealing with more and more foreign clientele............