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 chapel of Agios Konstantinos and Agia Eleni is located on a mountainside, northeast and at a distance of 2-3 kilometres outside Kouklia village. It is said that it was the monastery of Agios Konstantinos and Agia Eleni and that monks used to live in the monastery.During the Turkish Occupation it was destroyed inside and outside and was even used as a barn for animals. Today the only part...
Tilliria peninsula is a mountainous peninsula located at the northwest part of the island between the Chrysochous Bay and Morphou Bay. It has a length of 6 kilometres and width of 30 kilometres which run from the Paphos and the Nicosia districts. From 1974 part of the village has been under the occupation of the Turkish army. In the Tilliria area there is the village of Kokkinon which is the only...
The museum of Maa- Palaiokastro is located near Coral Bay, in Paphos. It serves as a local museum of the site where the first Mycenaean Greeks settled after the fall of the Mycenaean Kingdoms in Greece. Their emigration in Cyprus dates around 1200.. Their emigration is a milestone in the history of Cyprus as this is when the Hellenization of island begins.The Museum host a rich collection of...
The Monastery of Priests or Agia Moni as it is well known as, is located in the Paphos district between the village Statos and the Chrysorogiatissa Monastery. It is built at a beautiful and quiet location away from the noisy everyday life. It is surrounded by a green environment, and the monks find peace there which is a necessity for praying and thinking. The Agia Moni Monastery is considered to...
At the seafront of Paphos, in the Pegia area there is a unique location of excellent beauty, geological and biological interest. The area is called kantarkastoi and is characterised by the existence of coastal formations, caves, stone lodges and engulfment. These formations are priceless as it takes thousands of years in order for them to be created. In particular, the corrosive action of the sea...
The Holly Temple of Agios Stephanos is located in the Paphos district. In particular there are two temples which ae dedicated to the saint.One of the two, is the most ancient one, built in the 13th century it is located in the village of Pachna. The second one, which is the newest is in the village of Lemba. Both temples celebrate the saint on the 27th of December, and on the 2nd of August.Lemba...
About two kilometres from Fini, on the road which leads towards Agio Dimitrio, is the monastery of Agion Anargiron, from which the only thing saved today is the church and the wooden roof. As the architecture of the construction shows, there was originally one part of the church but the south wall was demolished and it took the shape it has today.Built at an altitude of about 920 metres at an...
The Holly monastery of Trooditissis or just Trooditissa is a men’s Orthodox monastery in Cyprus which belongs to the Orthodox Church of Cyprus. The Holly monastery of Trooditissis has an excellent position in Cyprus monasteries not only for its remarkable natural beauty, but also for its antiquity, its art richness with which it has developed in many occasions.Location It is located in the...
At a distance of a few kilometres from Nicosia is the monastery of Agios Eraclidios. It is built in between the olive trees of the village Politicos, where the ancient town of Tamassos used to be. This town used to be rich because there was a lot of copper.The monastery of the saint is feminine. It is one of the first women monasteries which operated in Cyprus. It began its operation in 1963 with...
The monastery of Agios Panteleimonas is located in the valley of Achera, which is where the name of the monastery got its name from. The monastery is the oldest of the 18th century. This is shown from an inscription which is located on the west entrance of the temple. According to this, in 1770 the temple was renovated. These renovations were considered to be necessary because the temple was...
To the southwest of Analyonta , on a green hill is the monastery of Archangelos Michail. The specific time of its construction is unknown. The existence of the monastery is thought to have during the mid-18th century, especially in 1734 by a Russian traveller, while other witnesses mention that the existence of the monastery has been from the 12th-13th centuries in particular the monastery was...
The monument is built at a mountain area of the Larnaca district, at the borders of the Vavla village near the river banks of the Maroniou village. The exact date of the foundation is not known. The first witnesses for its existence are dated from the year 1562. During the following centuries we have an abundance of inscriptions in books and other items. In November of 1737, the monk Vasilios...

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