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 Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates is an ancient monument dedicated to the God of Apollo who was thought to be the protector of Kourion. The sanctuary is located about 2.5 kilometres west of the ancient rural city of Kourion, at Episkopi, in Limassol. During the Ancient times, the Sanctuary was one of the most important religious centres in Cyprus, were Apollo was worshipped as Hylates, god of the...
Kalopanayiotis village is located in the Nicosia District very close to Moutoullas, just 3 km to the north. It is located in the Marathasa Valley on the Troodos range approximately 70 kms from Nicosia and Limassol. The Kalopanayiotis village has a very beautiful traditional style with paved streets and walkways, chapels and churches and is an example of a genuine traditional community unaffected...
TheVereggaria Hotel was considered as one of the best winter resorts of Cyprus during the 20th century. The Hotel is also known as “the hotel of kings" because it has attracted many famous people. Some of those, who stayed at Vereggaria Hotel were the king of Egypt, Pharouk and Ezer Vaisman the president of Israel.In addition, the hotel gained positive reviews which was shown in the...
Mesaoria is a sweeping plain that completes the northen Cyprus centre. The land is flat, starting from Morphou Bay to Famagusta Bay and the centre of it is Nicosia. The Mesaoria plain rises upto 325m with an average elevation of 100m. Rivers such as Pedias and Lalias are crossing the plain but none of them have water for all the year.The Mesaoria plain has an area of about 1000km² The...
Ayia Napa is a small town in the Ammochostos (Famagusta) district and an independent municipality since 1986. Ayia Napa is located at the south east part of Cyprus, west of Gape Greco and it is about 10 km north of Paralimni. Due to tis sandy beaches it is a very popular destination.The name Ayia Napa comes from a monastery which was in the centre of the town. The name "Ayia Napa" means...
Kakopetria is a village and is located in Cyprus, about 55 kilometers southwest of the Nicosia, on the north and it is facing the foothills of the Troodos Mountain. The Kakopetria village stands at an altitude of 667 metres and it is considered as the highest village in the Solea Valley. The village has about 1,500 permanent inhabitans and it is surrounded by thick forestland. The village is also...
Platres village is located on the southern slopes of the Troodos mountain in the Limassol district and is one of the Krasochoria villages (Greek: Κρασοχώρια). The word Krasochoria means wine villages. The village of Platres is considered as the biggest Troodos resort and is situated about 6 km from Troodos square. It is 25 km north-west of Limassol and 45 km south-west of Nicosia. The history of...
The Nicosia municipal gardens can be found at the address: Leoforos Mousieou, South Nicosia, Cyprus. Since Nicosia is not a seaside resort, the attractions for children and families are limited, which is one reason that the Municipal Gardens has become such a popular place to hang out.The park is a very pleasant and green part of the city and features pathways, seating, seasonal flowers and a...
Laiki Yitonia can be found in South Nicosia literally translates at 'popular neighbourhood' and this is exactly what this attraction is all about. The Laiki Yitonia area has been restored and cleaned up in recent years, and is the main tourist area in Nicosia, being located on the southerly side of the Old City.In addition visitors can see typical examples of traditional Cypriot urban...
One of the most important gates of Venetian Nicosia (Lefkosia) is the Famagusta Gate. The Famagusta gate was leading to the Famagusta district which was the most important harbour town. The gate was initially known as Porta Giuliana in honour of Giulio Savorgnano, who was the engineer that planned and built the Venetian walls.The Famagusta gate has an imposing frontage and contains of a big...
The Omeriye Hamam is located near the Archbishop’s palace, in the old town of Nicosia district (Lefkosia) next to the Omeriye Mosque. The Omeriye Hamam was constructed around 1570 by Lala Mustafa Pasha as a gift to the city when Cyprus fell to the Ottomans.The Hamam which is a bath complex was devoted to the Caliph Omar. Nowadays, the Haman is still active and in use and due to the recent...
The Archontiko of Axiothea can be described as a very interesting example of urban architecture of the 18th century. It can be found in the Old Town of Nicosia (Lefkosia), near the Green Line.The name of the Archontiko of Axiothea comes from the road on which it stands. The building has an architecture with a Π - shape with a north-south orientation. The main entry to the Archontiko of Axiothea...

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