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

Cyprus museum which is also known as the Cyprus Archaeological Museum is the largest and oldest archaeological museum in the island. The museum is located in Nicosia district and was housed in a building on Victoria St. in old Nicosia, in the occupied part of the town.The Cyprus museum was founded in 1888 as a privately run institution to protect the finds that started to come to light during the...
The Limassol Archaeological museum was founded in 1948 and was originally housed in the Limassol Castle. In 1964, during the conflicts, the museum stayed closed because it was given to the Cypriot national guard. During 1972 the construction of the new modern museum started and in March 1975 the new exhibition was organised under very difficult conditions due to the Turkish invasion of the island...
The Larnaca archaeological museum can be found near the city of Larnaca and was founded in 1969. The museum initially was made up of two exhibition rooms and during 1987 and 1988  new rooms and findings were added.At the moment, the Larnaca archaeological museum contains four galleries, where the display of objects follows a chronological sequence, so that the visitor can have a more...
Paphos archaeological museum is a museum which is located in Paphos, on Griva Digenis Street at the town's entrance. Visitors will find a variety of archaeological items which were excavated from the most famous archaeological sites of the Paphos area.The museum was first founded in 1964 and during 1989 a new exhibition gallery was added. This archaeological museum in Paphos has five...
The House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios is located in Nicosia and is considered as a significant example of urban architecture of the last century of Ottoman domination. It can be found very close the Archbishopric, in the neighbourhood of Saint Antonios, where the wealthy notables of the Greek community traditionally used to live.Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios was the official interpreter for the Divan...
Amathus archaeological site is located 11km east of Limassol centre and is considered as one of the most important ancient and historical sites of Cyprus. It is also known as Ancient Amathunta and dates back to 1100 BC.Over the centuries, Amathous was conquered by a number of conquerors including Persians, Ptolemies, Romans and Byzantines. At the end it was destroyed and abandoned during the 7th...
Kolossi castle was initially constructed in the 13th century and it was then rebuilt in its present form during mid-15th century. This well admired 15th century castle is situated in Kolossi village, 14km west of Limassol in the south of Cyprus.During the 13th century, the castle served as the Grand Commandery of the Knights Templar and after the fall of Acre in 1291 the castle served as the...
Kourion was an ancient city to the southwest shores of Cyprus , located on the west coast of Limassol in the small town of Episkopi .It is one of the most famous ancient attractions here in Cypru and it  is situated 18km west of Limassol.  Kourion is renowned for its importance, as historical sources suggest it was a major ancient city Kingdom of Cyprus.Herodotos and Stravonas both...
Limassol marina is a landmark for Cyprus and it has changed Limassol’s image, The Limassol marina has already been named as one of the most attractive and outstanding projects in Europe.The impressive project extends to 40.000 square metres which includes 74 villas and 162 apartments. With 650 positions for luxury yachts ranging from 8 to 115 metres, it is the first marina in Cyprus with...
Limassol zoo is located on the coastal road of Limassol, and is the biggest zoo in Cyprus. It accommodates a diverse selection of animals, an average of 300 including birds. The residents of the zoo include lions, tigers, bears, panthers, zebras, monkeys, ostriches, peacocks, vultures, emu, falcons and macaws etc.Limassol zoo also features a natural history museum and an educational centre which...
Limassol castle dates back to the Medieval Period and is located at the centre of the historical Limassol very close to the Limassol harbour. The castle was built during the Ottoman rule in the island but archaeological evidence suggest that before its current form there were earlier architectural faces, older and larger.In addition, archaeological studies and investigations on the interior space...
Carob Mill Museum is located in the Limassol, Cyprus, near the Medieval Museum. The Carob Mill was built at the beginning of the 20th century, a time when carobs were one of the main products that Cyprus used to export. Carobs had many uses, including the manufacture of film, medicine, chocolates and other sweets. The machinery used in the mill for the process of the carobs is exhibited in a...

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