Cyprus attractions

There are many Cyprus attractions varying from historical attractions such as medieval castles and interesting archaeological sites, to other cultural attractions which include beautiful villages, churches, monasteries and wineries found in various locations.

Apart from these, Cyprus has amazing beaches and coasts to offer, in which tourists or locals can spend their time relaxing and enjoying the sun, beach and crystal clear waters. Apart from the sea, Cyprus can also offer breath taking mountain views and clean fresh air in some of the amazing mountain resorts located near the Troodos mountain range.

Things to do and places to see in Cyprus

The Caledonia waterfalls is considered to be the highest waterfalls in Cyprus, but the Millomeri waterfalls is actually a few metres higher than Kaledonia waterfalls. At Millomeri Fall, the water falls from a height of 15 meters. The most obvious reason for that, is due to the fact that access to Millomeri waterfall was made easier a couple of years ago, so only few people knew about this place....
Mesa Potamos waterfalls are situated on the river bed of Arkolachanias river (Mesa Potamos), northwest of Saitas near the Timios Prodromos Monastery at Mesa Potamos at an altitude of 1000m. The height of the waterfall is 7 meters. The rocks comprise mainly gabbro. The vegetation of the area is similar to that of the Chantara waterfalls.Mesa Potamos name is derived from the name of the river. The...
Adonis Baths waterfalls can be found in Kili, at Paphos and it is considered as one of the most gorgeous and exceptional areas in Cyprus. Swimming in the baths, below the waterfall is supposed to preserve the woman's youth and strengthen the men. Moreover, outside the baths you will find a statue of Adonis and Aphrodite. There is also a message that says, "ladies infertile who wish to...
Paphos Acropolis is made up of ancient ruins and buildings. The Acropolis is situated near the new Paphos Lighthouse, built in the second century and the Odeon is made of pure limestone. Today it is used to stage musical and live performances.The ancient Odeum is semi circular in shape with 12 rows of seats. It occupied an important place in ancient Cypriot history and even today with the influx...
Agia Solomoni Church is situated just 1 k.m. away from Kato Paphos port and was originally a Christian catacomb and is home to 12th century frescoes. At the entrance of the underground catacombs stands a large pistachio tree that is believed to be sacred. It is believed that if you tie a piece of cloth to one of its branches with honest intentions then you will be cured of your ailments.In...
About 4 kms from the fishing village of Pegia, stand two ruins depicting early Christianity in Paphos. They include the Agios Georgios Basilica and the fountains of Pegia. The church has some nice mosaic floors portraying animal pictures. There are some rock-hewn tombs, dating back to the Roman period, above the sea. The Fountains are located in the Pegia village square.
Avakas gorge is an amazing masterpiece of nature and it is located at the start of the Akamas peninsula, 16 km west of Paphos (Pafos). It is one of the natural wonders of Paphos region and one of the best places to visit in Cyprus, especially for people who love walking as it offers magnificent nature views, including rich local flora and fauna. One key element that can also be found in the gorge...
Ayios Neophytos Monastery has been founded by the Cypriot writer Neophytos in 1159. He carved his home out of the mountain rock, which has today become a monastery in his name and there beautiful frescoes dating back to Byzantine Empire can be found. The monastery is located in Paphos near Tala and Tsada villages.Today, only a few monks stay in the monastery which has a museum featuring many...
Baths of Aphrodite are located in the Akamas Peninsula near the little fishing village of Latchi and is considered as a famous mythological site. It is believed that on this romantic site, Aphrodite used to take her baths in the pools of the natural cave. The cave is surrounded by a fig tree with beautiful natural wildlife.There are many myths surrounding the pools and one of them is that if one...
The monastery is located at a beautiful location near the Panagia village, west of the Paphos forest. It was founded in 1152 A.D by the monk Ignatios who found the miracle icon of the Virgin Mary in the area of Moulia in Paphos. The miracle icon was said to have been painted by the Evangelist Loukas.Ignatios transferred the icon to the mountain and built the monastery, to which he dedicated to...
Panagia tou Sinti or Panayia tou Sinti (in Greek: Παναγία του Σίντη ) is a remarkable cultural monument and is located in Pentalia, on the west bank of Xeros River. The date that the monastery was built is not well known but the church belongs to the first half of the 16th century. It is an Orthodox monastery and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.The monastery was in ruins until 1994 when the...
Paphos Castle or Paphos Fort is located at the Kato Paphos harbor.The Paphos castle was originally a byzantine fortress which was built in order to protect the port. It was rebuilt during the 13th century by the Louzinians. It was then demolished by the Venetian in 1570 during the Ottoman invasion where they took over the island during the 16th century. During the ruling of the Ottomans the...

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