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 Devils head diving site can be found off the northwest coast of Paphos in the Akamas peninsula. This diving site offers a remarkable area of caves and interconnecting tunnels at a depth of 10 meters. This site took its name because of the rock formations as the rocks are hollowed in places. The site also offers plenty of marine life to admire as well as a series of swimthroughs. During the...
Agia Christina Church is situated in Limassol, in Germasogeia. The small Church was built during the 12th century and restored in 1996. During the restoration ancient wall paintings, dated back to the 14th and 15th century, were revealed. Agia Christina also houses an ecclesiastic museum.Location: Germasogeia, LimassolAdditional Information- Tel: +357 25 879898
Agia Paraskevi church is located in the city of Geroskipou in Paphos. The Byzantine church of Agia Paraskevi is worldwide recognised as an extremely significant example of Byzantine architecture, dating back to the 9th century A.D. It has been argued that the church stands on the ruins of an ancient temple dedicate to the goddess Aphrodite, however this implication has not been verified.According...
Agios Antonios Church is one of the most important Byzantine churches in Cyprus. The church is located at Kellia, in the city of Larnaca and is dated in the 9th century A.D. The church is build based on the byzantine three-aisled vaulted basilica. The Agios Antonios church undergone several restorations and reconstructions. In the interior of the church, significant wall painted are preserved,...
Agios Georgios Arperas Church can be found in the Tersefanou village in Larnaca near the Angeloktisti Church. The Agios Georgios or Saint George Arperas Church was founded in 1745 by the Dragoman Konstantinos Christofakis. The church is situated outside of Tersefanou village, on the site of the medieval village of Arpera.A fresco in the church present him and all his family offering the Church to...
Agios Lazaros church or Saint Lazaros Church is situated in the center of Larnaca and is the primary place of worship of Agios Lazaros in Cyprus. Is dated in the early 10th century and is one of the most significant Byzantine monuments of Cyprus. It was built by the Byzantine Emperor Leo VI in exchange for the transfer of the Saint’s relic to Constantinople.Beneath the church of Saint...
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis church or Saint Nicholas of the Roof is situated in a central area of the Troodos mountain range, in the upper Solea valley. In 1985 UNESCO inscribed the church on its World Heritage List which includes nine other painted Byzantine churches of the Troodos range.Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis is a significant church of Cyprus as is the only katholicon (monastery church) of an...
Angeloktisti Church is located in the village of Kiti, in Larnaca. It dates back to the 11th century and was erected over the ruins of an earlier Christian basilica dating in the 5th century A.D. This earlier basilica has a semi-circular synthronon which survives, nowadays, in the bema of the Church of Panagia tis Angeloktistis.According to the local tradition, the people of ancient Kition left...
Metamorfosis tou Sotiros church (Transfiguration of the Saviour) is situated in the mountain range of Troodos, eastern of the village of Palaichori and is one of the 10 Byzantine monuments of Cyprus that have been granted with the status of World Culture Heritage by UNESCO.The church dates back to the 16th century and belongs to the single-aisled, timber-roof type which is common at Troodos. The...
Panagia Chryseleousa church is situated near the village of Empa, North of Paphos. The current form of the church is the result of the combination of two churches - three - aisled with two domes structure. The eastern part of the monument was first built over the ruins of an early Christian basilica and was used as a cruciform church with a dome in the 12th century.In the 13th century, on the...
Panagia Chrysokourdaliotissa church can be described as a beautiful medieval church located in the natural environment of Cyprus. The church of Panagias Chrysokourdaliotissa is a part of the Monastery of Panagias Chrysokourdaliotissas.The monastery is situated in Kourdali village, near the well known village Spilia. The church is a three-aisled structure with a steep pitched roof made of flat...
Panagia Chrysospiliotissa Church is located in Nicosia, near Dheftera village. It is a cave church of the type of Levantine Monastery or hermitage which is an uncommon type in Cyprus but a characteristic type of ancient Levantine Christianity.The church of Panagia Chrysospiliotissa is built in the natural sandstone cave in which were formed an apse, a nave, narthex and vestries. The church was...

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