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 old Archbishop’s palace can be found in the centre of Nicosia (Lefkosia) and is a two storey building which dates back to the 18th century.Right next to the old Archbishop’s palace there is the new Archbishop’s palace which is as well, a two storey building in Neo - Byzantine style. The new Archbishop’s palace houses the offices of the archdiocese and the residence of...
The Larnaca castle is located on the southern point of the coastal avenue known as ‘’Foinikoudes’’ in Larnaca. It was founded during the Byzantine period, with the earliest sources to be dated in the 14th century AD. The Chronographer Florius Boustronius and Jauna date the reconstruction of the castle to the years of Luzignian King James I (1382 – 1398 AD), who...
Cape Greco or Cavo Greco (Greek: Κάβο Γκρέκο) is located in the southeastern part of Cyprus and is a part of Ayia Napa Municipality. The headland of Cavo Greco is a famous destination for tourist and for locals due to its natural beauty which was the reason to be proclaimed in 1993 a protected National Forest Park.Cape Greco peninsula is an area with unique natural beauty and the home of unique...
Tsada is a village in the Paphos district in Cyprus. It is about 10 kilometres away from the town of Paphos. The community is built at an average height of 600 metres and has an average yearly rainfall of about 610 cm. Due to its altitude, Tsada’s climate is cold in the winter but cool during the summer months and mainly does not have any moisture which is one of the main problems of Paphos...
Polis , as it is known in Cyprus or Chrysochou or Poli of Chrysochou known to the rest of the world is a small town and an independent municipality of Cyprus in the Paphos district. It is located in the bay of Chrysochous at the north west of the island, it has an expansion of 1.870 hectares, about 2000 residents and is the smallest municipality in Cyprus. The sights in Polis are the...
Yeroskipou is a suburb in Cyprus, east of Paphos with a population of 7.500 residents. According to mythology, the goddess of beauty, Aphrodite had her gardens there. The word Yeroskipou comes from the Greek words ieros which means holly and kipos which means garden.Without changing its graphical character, the small community of Geroskipou began to develop into a small modern town during the...
Omodos village is located 42 kilometres northwest of the town of Limassol in the geographical district of the Wine villages. It is built near the west bank of the Ha Potami River, at an average altitude of 810 metres. The village is surrounded by tall mountain peaks, the highest being Afamis (1159 metres) and Kremmos tis Laonas (1092 metres). The village has an average rainfall of about...
Panayia is a graphical mountain village of Cyprus, located at an altitude of 900 metres in the Paphos mountain range which is at the edge of the Paphos forest and only 35 minutes from the Paphos international airport. Archbishop Makarios the third, the first president of the Republic of Cyprus was born in PanagiaPanagia owes its name to the many churches and monasteries that are located in the...
The museum is located in the east wing of the medieval mansion of the Louzinian, which is located in the archaeological area of Kouklia (Palaipafos). The findings are exhibited in two rooms in the mansion, in which the findings found in the Iero of Aphrodite, and the surround areas as well as the necropolis are presented.In the first room, are the mobile findings of the Iero of Aphrodite and in...
Located in the Kouklia community in Paphos is the Apostolou Louka Church . Kouklia is a community with ancient history where the beautiful Aphrodite lived, and where we have the chance to see the beautiful churches and chapels. Moving towards the centre of the village and amongst the traditional houses, is the central church of Apostle and Saint Louka. About 100 years ago there was an earthquake...
Panagia Odigitria is a large church in Kouklia village, built in the 12th century (1260). It is worth mentioning that before 1974, Turks and Greeks lived together in the community. According to information, in this area there was an idololatric temple. However it collapsed from an earthquake and in its place today’s temple of the Virgin Mary was built. Around the church, west and north...
The chapel of Agios Georgios is located in the area of Ha-Potami which is southeast of the Kouklia village. The chapel was built outside the village, on the ruins of Saint Catherine monastery approximately in1930.It was said to be a part of Saint Cahterine of Mount Sina. It is a small and simple chapel with a semicircle roof which can accommodate 100 people. On the outside it is stone built from...

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