Protaras

Cyprus Protaras

Protaras

PROTARAS WEATHER

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Protaras-Paralimni is situated on the southeastern fringe of Cyprus and has the blessing of the first sunrise in Europe. Paralimni, the main town, combines the advantages of a traditional village with the conveniences of a contemporary town and there is an air of timelessness in the Town Center.

Protaras, the tourist area, extends along the eastern coast of Paralimni and stretches for 10km from the district of ‘Kapparis’ to the location of ‘Konnos’. Hundreds of windmills grant its landscape a quaint, tranquil beauty. Fantastic beaches with crystal clear waters are found along this coast, most of them accredited with the prestigious Blue Flag status. Fig Tree Bay is the most precious gem on this coastal tiara and is named after the solidary fig tree that has been planted here by eastern invaders in the 17th century. On the headland of the bay one can see the recently revealed, glass-covered Hellenistic tombs. The selection of watersports abounds at these beaches, ranging from skiing and paragliding to snorkeling and scuba diving and the boats wait on the piers to take you for unforgettable trips.

The lengthy seaside promenade is perfect for a sunset stroll or a leisurely bicycle ride offering at the same time the visitor the opportunity to explore further the area. Visit the harbors of Agia Triada and the picturesque Agios Nicolaos. Take a nature trail or one of the cycling paths and enjoy seamless views of the sea. Along them you’ll discover rare species of flora and fauna and little chapels will greet you betraying the orthodox faith of the place like Agioi Saranta which is set in a mountain cave and Agios Ioannis a little chapel hidden in a valley. The ascend of the 153-steps uphill leading to the chapel of Profitis Elias will definitely reward you with breathtaking views of Protaras.

Hotels, self-catering apartments, a wide range of restaurants, taverns, pubs and clubs are here to cater for the needs of even the most demanding tourist. Therefore, whether you choose to simply soak up the sun, explore the underwater world or wonder in the quaint streets of Paralimni while shopping; visit the byzantine church of Ayia Anna and the Traditional House or enjoy yourself in a club, once you are in Protaras-Paralimni a world of choices awaits you!


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Ayia napa Town

Ayia Napa

AYIA NAPA WEATHER

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Ayia Napa was a small fishing village which in 1994 was declared as a Municipality and it is today one of the best tourist destinations worldwide, very well known as a cosmopolitan resort.

Ayia Napa is located in the eastern coast of Cyprus very closed to Famagusta City. Ayia Napa is the town of natural beauty – golden sandy beaches with crystal clear varying shades of blue waters, of history and culture with friendly and hospitable people is definitely a unique place for all of you who wish to have unforgettable vacations. As the Greek Nobel Prize Poet George Seferiswrote in one of his poems ‘’Ayia Napa, where all the colours of the rainbow blend into a harmonious whole, different languages resound everywhere, where the hearts beat as one and offer a warm welcome’’.

Don’t forget to visit the Monastery and the Old and New Church inside and outside of it dedicated to Virgin Mary, the Picturesque Harbor, the Municipal Museum ‘’Thalassa’’, the Makronissos Archaeological Tombs, the Venetian Aqueduct, the rural churches and chapels all around the town, the Sculpture Park, the Celebrities’ Square, the Love Bridge, and the Sculpture ‘’I Love Ayia Napa’’ at the Central Square so as to take a memory photo with it.

Discover the 14 golden beaches with crystal and clear waters all awarded with Blue Flag, and indulge into the warmth of the sun, enjoy your swimming, all water sports and a cruise around the coast of Ayia Napa. Explore the wild natural beauty of Cape Greco, do biking or hiking on nature trails with wildflowers and fauna.

You can visit the variety of restaurants and taverns to taste the local and international cuisine, the pubs and nightclubs for fun and pleasure and the trendy boutiques and souvenirs for shopping.


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  • Ayia Napa Town

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Kato Paphos Area

Kato Paphos in Cyprus

Kato Paphos

PAPHOS WEATHER

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The island’s capital for six centuries, Paphos (Pafos) is like an open-air museum. It is so rich in treasures that the whole town has been put on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.

Starting from the Cyprus Tourism Organisation’s Tourist Information Office in Kato Paphos (Kato Pafos) the walk takes you through the main resort part of the town. Then you stroll along the coastal promenade to the little harbour with its medieval fort, testament to Cyprus’s checkered history. Nowadays, it is a magnificent venue for an opera festival held there every summer. You then enter the archaeological park and admire the exquisite floor mosaics of the villas dating back to the Roman period and considered to be among the best in the eastern Mediterranean. You then cross the busy St Paul’s Avenue to the area known as St Paul’s Pillar. Tradition has it that this is where the apostle was tied and flogged before converting the Roman governor to Christianity. Moving up the road ahead lays the Agia Solomoni Catacomb Church, believed to have once been the synagogue of Roman Paphos. Its huge terebinth tree outside is covered with knotted handkerchiefs as offerings from the faithful.

A short distance away are the impressive under ground Tombs of the Kings, carved out of solid rock and decorated with Doric pillars. On the way back you can enjoy a relaxing visit to the aquarium.


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Top 5 Beaches In Ayia Napa & Protaras

Best Cyprus Beaches

Top 5 Beaches

Ayia Napa & Protaras

FAMAGUSTA WEATHER

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Famous for its stunning coastline, Famagusta District (Ayia Napa & Protaras) is one of the most favoured destinations for holidays, and Wattracts visitors from across the world for its sparkling seawaters, powdery white sands and its natural wonders.

During the day enjoy the white sandy beaches with their crystal waters, there are rugged caves and coves to explore; underwater worlds to dive amongst, and have fun with the numerous activities available including boat trips along the coast.

Here’s a look at the five most amazing & famous beaches of Ayia Napa & Protaras.


Cyprus Konnos Bay
Cyprus Konnos Bay

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Konnos Bay

Located to the East of Agia Napa Konnos bay stands out from within the Cape Greco national Park. Found in between Protaras and Agia Napa the beach is prominent for its white sands and crystal water.

Direction to Konnos Bay

Cyprus Nissi Beach
Cyprus Nissi Beach

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Nissi Beach

The beach Nissi Beach is located 3.5 kilometers West of Ayia Napa’s town centre. It is covered with fine golden sand and it is well sheltered from the winds, hence the mild waves.

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Cyprus Fig Tree Bay
Cyprus Fig Tree Bay

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Fig Tree Bay

The bay is named after the solitary fig tree which stands at the headland of the beach and has overlooked the bay ever since its arrival with eastern invaders in the 17th century.

Direction to Fig Tree Bay

Cyprus Ayia Thekla Beach
Cyprus Ayia Thekla Beach

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Ayia Thekla Beach

Agia Thekla (Saint Thekla) is a small beach named after the old small church which is has stood there for centuries. The beach, which lies a few kilometers from Agia Napa, is covered with fine golden sand and surrounded by crystal blue waters.

Direction to Ayia Thekla Beach

Cyprus Makronisos Beach
Cyprus Makronisos Beach

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Makronisos Beach

Makronisos Beach lies 5 km west from Ayia Napa’s centre. It is a golden sandy beach, covered with waves of average intensity. The beach was originally formed by a cluster of small bays.

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Polis Chrysochous Region

Cyprus Polis Chrysochous Region

Polis Chrysochous Region

PÓLIS CHRYSOCHOÚS WEATHER

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Stunning natural environment, friendly, laid back people, great hotels, apartments and villas for your accommodation, many restaurants, tavernas and fish restaurants for dining out, wonderful sandy beaches, many things to do, Polis region is the ideal place for those seeking active holidays in the nature.
Located on the north – west part of Cyprus. Polis Region is an area full of green, natural beauties, excellent sea and beaches. Polis still keeps its original Cypriot style, with many tranquil villages waiting to explore. The National Park of Akamas Peninsula is just a few kilometers away.

Modern Polis is built on the ruins of two ancient cities, Marion and Arsinoe, dating back almost 3000 years. Evidence of this reach, ancient history are found in the excavations in the region.

Myth of Aphrodite: According to the myth, Aphrodite, the Goddes of beauty and love used to meet her lover, Adonis in this idyllic area. Baths of Aphrodite (Loutra tis Afroditis) are located next to the town of Polis and is a very popular place to visit, among locals and visitors alike.

Climate: Polis climate is hot and dry during the summer and mild during the short winter. This wonderful climate makes Polis region a year-round holiday destination.

Marion – Arsinoe Archaeological Museum:Built in classic style, the museum opened in 1998 and hosts exhibits from the ancient cities of Marion and Arsinoe. Well worth a visit!

Central square of Polis Chrysochous: A traditional square with many restaurants and cafes. A perfect place to sit and enjoy your food or your drink.

Latchi harbour and Latchi Municipal Beach: The small harbour of Latchi is located about three kilometers from Polis. The area offers a lot of restaurants, but here is the place to taste fresh local fish, in one of many fish restaurants that abound in the area. Just next to the harbour is the organized municipal beach, a wonderful place for your bath. Latchi municipal beach is the only disabled – friendly beach, with a purposed built ramp which helps persons with mobility problems to enter easily and safely into the sea.

Akamas peninsula: The national park of Akamas is just next to Polis Chrysochous. From Polis you are able to explore this unique unspoilt area.

Baths of Aphrodite: On the same way as Akamas penisnula, is the place where Aphrodite met het lover Adonis, the Baths of Aphrodite. It is a very beautiful area in the nature and a short excursion nobody visiting the area should miss.


Cyprus Explore the Akamas Peninsula

Explore the Akamas Peninsula

The Akamas National Park lies on the west coast of Cyprus, a truly pictorial part of the island. It has an area coverage of 230 square kilometres containing valleys, gorges and wide sandy bays. The wildlife diversity is crucial for the ecology in the Mediterranean.


Direction to  Explore the Akamas Peninsula

Cyprus Boat along the Akamas ( Blue Lagoon )

Boat along the Akamas
( Blue Lagoon )

Blue lagoon is the most popular place of Akamas and thousands of people have visited it by boat. The crystal blue waters in this small bay are so clear, you can see all the way to the underlying sea bed.


Direction to  Boat along the Akamas
( Blue Lagoon )

Cyprus Wine Route 1 ( Laona Akamas )

Wine Route 1 ( Laona Akamas )

ROUTE: Pafos, Mesogi, Tsada, Stroumbi, Kathikas, Akourdaleia, Pano Arodes,Kato Arodes, Ineia, Drouseia, Polis, Pegeia.

This route is in the north-western part of Cyprus. It is of unique interest, as it is not devoted exclusively to wine. In this area, the wine lover and the gourmet can visit four wineries and taste their varied and individualistic wines, in combination with the tasty specialities of Cypriot food.


Cyprus Go on an adventure to cedar valley & Stavros tis psokas in Paphos forest

Go on an adventure to cedar valley & Stavros tis psokas in Paphos forest

The area is located in the northwest part of the Troodos mountain region. Its boundaries overlap with the boundaries of the Main Forest of Paphos, which represent 96% of the site. It covers a large area from sea level up to the peak of Tripylos at 1,352 metres. This particular area is the most important area of Cyprus for nesting raptors. It supports the highest number of breeding Bonelli’s eagles and Goshawks.


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Cyprus Polis Town

Polis Town

Located within a rich fertile plain in the foothills of the Troodos mountains, the small town of Polis, which in Greek simply means ‘town’, overlooks the beautiful bay, with its warm, clear and safe seas.With its quaint sandstone buildings around a pedestrianised town centre with its restaurants, bars and souvenir shops, it is a delightful place to hang out on a summer evening.


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Cyprus Polis Villages ( Agrotourism )

Polis Villages ( Agrotourism )

The rest of the area is made up of a number of villages with varying degrees of charm and reasons to visit. Below is a list of the ones we have been to and any particular points of interest. There are many places to stay in these locations particularly villas.


Cyprus  Drive up to Pomos & Pachyammos villages ( Saint Rafael Church )

Drive up to Pomos & Pachyammos villages
( Saint Rafael Church )

The areas near the small villages of Pomos and Pachyammos are majestically beautiful and the mountains lead straight into the sea. Pomos village, hanging on the cliffs of west coast Cyprus, lies about 20 km afar from Polis Chrysochous, on the way to Akamas nature reserve.


Cyprus Visit Latchi Harbour

Visit Latchi Harbour

In the past few years due to its ever-growing facilities and amenities, Latchi has become a favorite stopping point after the Greek Isles and Turkey. Latchi is a small port in Cyprus where the fishermen bring in the fresh catch of the morning and supply those who are fortunate enough to have got up early that day. Taverns litter the dockside offering the local specialty “Fish Meze” and at a very affordable price, unlike some of the other harbours around the island.

– Take a stroll along the marina
– Sample some freshly caught fish in one of the tavernas.
Direction to Latchi Harbour

Cyprus Water Sports

Water Sports

Splash about in the warm waters of the Mediterranean indulging in all kinds of water sports. Go water skiing or wakeboarding, or just bounce along in the wake of the boat on a donut or a banana.
The steady predictable westerly winds make it a great place for windsurfing, or sailing and you could also try your hand at kitesurfing.

– Scuba diving in the clear waters along the Akamas.
– Water ski behind a jet boat.
– Maybe sea-kayaking or even paragliding?
– All these watersports can be found down in Latchi.

Cyprus Sunset & Sunrise

Stunning Sunset & Sunrise

The beautiful surroundings and marvellous sunsets and sunrises make this area a special place for holidays. The best sunset experiences in Polis region, in specific areas such us Akamas Peninsula, Latchi Beach, Argaka Beach, Droushia village and Neo Chorio village. Another favourite for a sunset view is the coastal area of Pomos & Pachyammos villages.

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Paphos Old Town

Paphos Old City in Cyprus

Paphos Old City

PAPHOS WEATHER

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Paphos or (Pafos), a town famous for its beauty and rich history from ancient times, is one of the towns one can explore and travel through time. The Old town Paphos, also known as Ktima. Within the old town you will find medieval, Ottoman and neoclassical builds demonstrating the island’s rich colonial history.

Why you should visit it?

Why you should visit it?

This is the historic city center of Paphos and it is among the most charming places to walk around and explore. This Old Town was rehabilitated in 2017 to restore its public places and historical buildings so they have a great look. In 2017, the Old Town received funding to restore its historic buildings and public spaces, meaning it currently looks tip top. Dine outdoors, watch the sunset, and shop at Kennedy Square and Makariou Avenue. The latter’s known for its boutiques and farmer’s market.
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  •  Archi/ture

Archi/ture

The unique architecture of the Public Library, the Town hall the District Administration of Paphos and the numerous neoclassical buildings

One of the neoclassical buildings of the area designed by the architect Andreas Christodoulides, is the Public Library.


Municipal Gardens

Municipal Gardens

In the same square you will find the Town Hall, another neoclassical building built within the Municipal Gardens. An architectural reference to ancient Greece with the Parthenon like columns. Another neoclassical historic building found in the old city, is the District Administration of Paphos, which was renovated during the city’s restoration.
Direction to  Municipal Gardens

Old Post office

Old Post office

Another 1920s build is the old Post office located next to the District Administration. Finally visit the ‘Palia Ilektriki’ (Old Powerhouse) Cultural Centre which has recently been transformed and hold various events.
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 Kenenedy Square & Shopping Street

Kenenedy Square & Shopping Street

If you walk past the Public Library, you will find Kennedy square. This is the main square of Paphos where at times dance, music events and art exhibitions are hosted. The square was remodeled in 2017 adding a modern touch in the heart of the old town.
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Archbishop Makarios Avenue

Archbishop Makarios Avenue

Archbishop Makarios Avenue is the main shopping street of the old city, with buildings dating from the 1920s. For the shopping enthusiasts, a walk down Archbishop Makarios Avenue shopping street will not disappoint. There you will find both high street shops as well as unique boutiques to satisfy all tastes.

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 Old Town Market

Old Town Market

Shops selling leather shoes, jewellery, souvenirs, spectacles and sunglasses and designer labels and the Municipality fruit market. The Old town market is an experience that should not be missed. Built in the 1920s where meat, fish and vegetable traders sold their produce, it has now been transformed.

Take a stroll through the market to find unique shops selling leather shoes, jewelry, souvenirs, spectacles, sunglasses and designer labels and discover the Cypriot culture in person. Step out to the Municipality Market just next door and find an array of colorful fresh fruit, vegetables and local produce for a true taste of Cyprus.

Direction to   Old Town Market

‘Hani of Ibrahim’ and cypriot craftsmen creating local art

‘Hani of Ibrahim’ and cypriot craftsmen creating local art

Located next to the town market the ‘Hani of Ibrahim’ entices the visitors to explore the neighbourhood. Abandoned in the early 1960s, the building was recently restored to combine modern architecture and traditional brickwork. Housing travellers and traders in the past, it now hosts unique workshops with distinctive crafts and local products.

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Paintings, silk, porcelain and wood workshops

Paintings, silk, porcelain and wood workshops

Explore the place to find paintings, silk, porcelain and wood workshops. Choose special jewellery inspired by Italian culture, ancient Greek mythology and the sea or handmade jewellery made from precious metals and stones. Incite your taste buds with exceptional carob syrup, traditional marmalades, honey and Cypriot sweets or for the savoury lovers discover Cypriot deli and cheese. Enjoy delicious deserts at the local bakery or a gourmet meal at the restaurant.

 Religious interest monuments

Religious interest monuments

ST. KENDEAS CHURCH, THE TURKISH BATHS & AYIA SOFIA MOSQUE.
Religion plays an important part in the Cypriot culture, hence the old city includes many religious monuments including the St Kendeas church, St. Thedoros church, the Ottoman baths and Ayia Sofia mosque. Saint Kendeas church was built in 1923 and opened officially in 1952. The Saint’s name is celebrated on October 6th and many visit the church on the day to worship him. Saint Theodoros church is located near the Byzantine Museum, built in 1896 and renovated in 1917 and 1923.


 Musuems

Musuems

The Paphos District Archaeological Museum houses a collection of finds from the Paphos (Pafos) region dating from the Neolithic Age to 1700 AD.

Working Hours:

Monday-Friday: 08:00 – 16:00
Closed on weekends
Entrance Fee: €2,50

Direction to  Paphos District Archaeological Museum

 Street Art

Street Art

If you take a wander around the streets of old Paphos, you will occasionally stumble upon some random art installations. Most of them are situated in a small area to the west of Kennedy Square. However, there are a few others scattered around, so it pays to explore.

StreetArt Square is an annual event that takes place in Paphos Old Town. During the festival, street artists from all around the world are gathered in order to create their works on the walls of Paphos. Each year a different part of the town is chosen and parallel events such as concerts, conferences and screenings take place.
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 Sunset

Sunset

The most magnificent sunsets over Paphos from the Old Town and Mouttalos Area.

End your stroll around the old town, at the Mouttalos Area and watch as the sun sets over Paphos, taking in the magnificent view.

 Cafes, lounge bars & restaurants

Cafes, lounge bars
& restaurants

Relax at one of the numerous cafes in the old city like the Hamam Café Lounge Bar. Fill your belly with delicious Cypriot food at one of the traditional taverns located within the old town.

Visit the Old Powerhouse at the heart of the old town and enjoy a meal, or visit the ‘Hani of Ibrahim’ for some gourmet meals. As the sun sets and the air mellows have a drink at one of the local bars while taking in the town’s fascinating beauty.

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Top 20 Things To See & Do In Famagusta

20 Things to do in Cyprus

Top 20 things to SEE & DO

Famagusta

FAMAGUSTA WEATHER

Cyprus Cape Greko National Park
Cyprus Cape Greko National Park

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Cape Greko National Park

Explore the multitude of intriguing nature trails lined with pine trees and a diverse botanical splendour whilst pausing to take in the spectacular views from the sea cliffs looking down to the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

Direction to Cape Greko National Park

Cyprus Nissi Beach
Cyprus Nissi Beach

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Nissi Beach

The beach Nissi Beach is located 3.5 kilometers West of Ayia Napa’s town centre. It is covered with fine golden sand and it is well sheltered from the winds, hence the mild waves. It is a beach with a rocky formation on its central and Western part.

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Cyprus Thalassa Municipal Museum
Cyprus Thalassa Municipal Museum

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Thalassa
Municipal Museum

The museum has the sea as its subject-matter. The exhibits cover a chronological span, from paleontological to prehistoric periods until present times and includes among other exhibits the replica of a Mesolithic

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Cyprus Fig Tree Bay
Cyprus Fig Tree Bay

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Fig Tree Bay

The bay is named after the solitary fig tree which stands at the headland of the beach and has overlooked the bay ever since its arrival with eastern invaders in the 17th century. Fig-tree bay is Protaras’ coastal jewel in the crown.

Direction to Fig Tree Bay

Cyprus Profitis Elias Chapel
Cyprus Profitis Elias Chapel

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Profitis Elias Chapel

The Byzantine church of Prophet Elias was built in 1984, around the older ancient chapel. Set on a 100m high granite hill a short distance from the heart of Protaras, it stands out as an imposing landmark.

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Cyprus Ayia Thekla Beach & Chapel
Cyprus Ayia Thekla Beach & Chapel

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Ayia Thekla Beach & Chapel

Agia Thekla (Saint Thekla) is a small beach named after the old small church which is has stood there for centuries. The beach, which lies a few kilometers from Agia Napa, is covered with fine golden sand and surrounded by crystal blue waters.

Direction to Ayia Thekla Beach & Chapel

Cyprus Ayia Napa Monastery
Cyprus Ayia Napa Monastery

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Ayia Napa Monastery

No one knows exactly when the Monastery was built. The cave, the hiding place and the well, testifies to the presence of a Christian community there during the Byzantine years (11th century).

Direction to Ayia Napa Monastery

Cyprus Cape Greko Environmental Center
Cyprus Cape Greko Environmental Center

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Cape Greko
Environmental Center

The Cape Greko Environmental Center includes three aquariums which present the marine habitats of Cape Greko area and host fish of the region.

Direction to Cape Greko Environmental Center

Cyprus Sea Caves
Cyprus Sea Caves

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Sea Caves

There are many caves along the coastline from Agia Napa to Cape Greko National Park. Many people come here to snorkel and the locals come here before the crack of dawn to fish.

Direction to Sea Caves

Cyprus Ayios Nikolaos Chapel & Fishing Shelter
Cyprus Ayios Nikolaos Chapel & Fishing Shelter

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Ayios Nikolaos Chapel & Fishing Shelter

The small scenic harbour of Agios Nicolaos (Saint Nikolas) is located in the resort of Pernera and is overlooked by the chapel which lends its name to the harbor.

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Cyprus Konnos Beach
Cyprus Konnos Beach

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Konnos Beach

Located to the East of Agia Napa Konnos bay stands out from within the Cape Greco national Park. Found in between Protaras and Agia Napa the beach is prominent for its white sands and crystal water.

Direction to Konnos Beach

Cyprus Limanaki
Cyprus Limanaki

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Limanaki

This contemporary harbour is fully renovated with a large fleet of fishing boats, speed boats, sailboats and cruise ships. The land mass incorporates pedestrian lanes which lead to the two lighthouses located in the area.

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Cyprus Makronisos Beach
Cyprus Makronisos Beach

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Makronisos Beach

Makronisos Beach lies 5 km west from Ayia Napa’s centre. It is a golden sandy beach, covered with waves of average intensity. The beach was originally formed by a cluster of small bays.

Direction to Makronisos Beach

Cyprus Famagusta Windmills
Cyprus Famagusta Windmills

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Famagusta Windmills

The windmills made their first appearance in Paralimni in the beginning of the 20th century and were used by farmers to pump water up for the irrigation of their fields.

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Cyprus Kokkinochoria
Cyprus Kokkinochoria

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Kokkinochoria

Inland from the popular holiday resorts of Agia Napa and Paralimni / Protaras, with their golden sandy beaches.

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Cyprus Ayia Napa Sculpture Park
Cyprus Ayia Napa Sculpture Park

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Ayia Napa Sculpture Park

The Sculpture Park is an area of 20.000 square metres found on the crossroad of Cavo Greco Avenue and Kryou Nerou.

Direction to Ayia Napa Sculpture Park

Cyprus Ayia Napa Waterworld
Cyprus Ayia Napa Waterworld

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Ayia Napa Waterworld

Ayia Napa Waterpark is located on Ayia Theklis Street, on the west entrance of Ayia Napa.

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Cyprus Nightlife in Ayia Napa
Cyprus Nightlife in Ayia Napa

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Nightlife in Ayia Napa

Ayia Napa has some of the best night life in Europe, with a wide choice of clubs and over seventy bars – there is something for everyone in Ayia Napa.

Cyprus Mini Cruises & Boat Trips
Cyprus Mini Cruises & Boat Trips

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Mini Cruises & Boat Trips

A holiday to Ayia Napa & Protaras is not complete without a boat trip. A boat trip is a fun day out for anyone wanting to view the stunning coastline in this area or just do something different to the usual beach activities.

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Cyprus Famagusta District Diving Centres
Cyprus Famagusta District Diving Centres

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Famagusta District
Diving Centres

Cape Greko has a number of picturesque dive sites with easy access from the shore. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver.

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Larnaca City Center

Larnaca City Center in Cyprus

Larnaca City Center

LARNACA WEATHER

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The charming coastal region of Larnaca is a place where past and present blend into a delightful mosaic of sun and culture. It is a destination that amazes every visitor with its diversity, its special atmosphere and the hospitality of its people.

Larnaca is considered to be Cyprus’s oldest town, with a history of 10.000 years. From its traditional architecture, authentic taverns and local handicrafts to its cultural sites, museums and religious monuments, old Larnaca is an evocative glimpse into a Cyprus past.
New and modern Larnaca harmoniously intertwines with the elements of ancient Kition and offers the cosmopolitan visitor beautiful sandy and safe beaches, a bustling promenade lined with cafes and restaurants, brand-name shopping, advanced infrastructure and every conceivable amenity.

Top 10 Larnaca City Landmarks:

– Agios Lazaros (Saint Lazarus) Byzantine Church: One of the most important surviving Byzantine Monuments in the whole of Cyprus, built around 900 AD. – Palm Trees Promenade: One of the most pleasant entertainment seafront areas in the whole of Cyprus. – Larnaca Salt Lake: A magnificent nature place. The total surface area of the Larnaka Salt Lake is 2.2 Km² and it is considered one of the most important wetlands in Cyprus with an array of plants, birds and wildlife. – Larnaca Medieval Castle and Museum: Founded by the Byzantines in the 12th century. Hosts a Medieval Museum and a Garden Theatre. – Hala Sultan Tekke: Dated around the 18th century, it is built over a tomb which according to tradition belongs to Umm Haram, foster-mother of the Prophet Mohammed. – Kamares–The Old Aqueduct: The grandiose arches are part of the old Larnaca Aqueduct, constructed in 1745. – Ancient Kition: Dated from the 13th until the 4th century B.C. Goddesses Aphrodite and Astarte were worshipped here. – Europe Square: Located at the beginning of Athens Avenue. It consists of the first colonial buildings built by the British Administration in 1881. – Mckenzie beach: Have an unforgettable day and night out at Mckenzie beachstrip which is now considered to be the hotspot of the island! – Zenobia Wreck: Considered to be the world’s best wreck diving site.


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  • Larnaca City Center in Cyprus

  • Larnaca City Center in Cyprus

  • Larnaca City Center in Cyprus

  • Larnaca City Center in Cyprus

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Paphos 20 things to do

20 Things to do in Cyprus

Top 20 thing to SEE & DO

Paphos

PAPHOS WEATHER

Paphos Harbour & Medieval Castle in Cyprus
Paphos Harbour & Medieval Castle in Cyprus

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Paphos Harbour
& Medieval Castle

Paphos (Pafos) Castle was initially a Byzantine fort constructed to protect the harbour. In the 13th century the Lusignans rebuilt it only to be pulled down by the Venetians in 1570 during the Ottoman invasion.

Direction to Paphos Harbour
& Medieval Castle

Akamas Peninsula (Hiking or Jeep Safari) in Cyprus
Akamas Peninsula (Hiking or Jeep Safari) in Cyprus

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Akamas Peninsula
(Hiking or Jeep Safari)

Discover the Aphrodite trail and Adonis Trail, two of the most beautiful Cyprus walks on the Akamas Peninsula, with its stunning views over the blue lagoons.

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(Hiking or Jeep Safari)

Blue Lagoon Cruise (Akamas Peninsula) in Cyprus
Blue Lagoon Cruise (Akamas Peninsula) in Cyprus

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Blue Lagoon Cruise
(Akamas Peninsula)

Blue lagoon is the most popular place of Akamas and thousands of people have visited it by boat. The crystal blue waters in this small bay are so clear, you can see all the way to the underlying sea bed.


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Petra tou Romiou Beach (Aphrodite’s Birth Place) in Cyprus
Petra tou Romiou Beach (Aphrodite’s Birth Place) in Cyprus

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Petra tou Romiou Beach (Aphrodite’s Birth Place)

Enormous rocks constitute an intriguing geological formation on the south west coast in the Paphos district. It is one of the most impressive natural spots in the island.

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Stunning Sunset & Sunrise in Cyprus
Stunning Sunset & Sunrise in Cyprus

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Stunning Sunset
& Sunrise

The best sunset experiences in Paphos are best found at Petra tou Romiou (the mythological birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite)

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& Sunrise

Agrotourism in Paphos Villages in Cyprus
Agrotourism in Paphos Villages in Cyprus

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Agrotourism in Paphos Villages

Agrotourism is becoming an ever more popular trend in Cyprus in recent years. “Agro” means rural. Thus, people staying in traditional rural or mountainous village houses, is known in Cyprus as “Agrotourism”.


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Paphos Forest (Cedar Valley and Cyprus Mouflon) in Cyprus
Paphos Forest (Cedar Valley and Cyprus Mouflon) in Cyprus

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Paphos Forest
(Cedar Valley and
Cyprus Mouflon)

The area is located in the northwest part of the Troodos mountain region. Its boundaries overlap with the boundaries of the Main Forest of Paphos, which represent 96% of the site.

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(Cedar Valley and
Cyprus Mouflon)

Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station in Cyprus
Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station in Cyprus

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Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station

You can get there from driving to Pegia and then to Agios Georgios. The sand is soft and golden, while the sea is crystal clear and clean.

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Polis & Latchi Area in Cyprus
Polis & Latchi Area in Cyprus

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Polis & Latchi Area

Stunning natural environment, friendly, laid back people, great hotels, apartments and villas for your accommodation, many restaurants, tavernas and fish restaurants for dining out, wonderful sandy beaches, many things to do, Polis region is the ideal place for those seeking active holidays in the nature.
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Drive up to Pomos & Pachyammos Villages in Cyprus
Drive up to Pomos & Pachyammos Villages in Cyprus

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Drive up to Pomos & Pachyammos Villages

The areas near the small villages of Pomos and Pachyammos are majestically beautiful and the mountains lead straight into the sea.

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Kato Pafos Archaeological Park & Tombs of the Kings in Cyprus
Kato Pafos Archaeological Park & Tombs of the Kings in Cyprus

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Kato Pafos Archaeological Park & Tombs of the Kings

KATO PAPHOS ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK (MOSAICS):
In 1980 UNESCO placed the Kato Paphos archaeological site on its World Heritage Sites list.

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Tzielefos Medieval Bridge in Cyprus
Tzielefos Medieval Bridge in Cyprus

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Tzielefos
Medieval Bridge

Tzielefos Bridge is one of the medieval bridges positioned between the Elia and Roudia bridges. The path towards this particular bridge heads towards a dense pine forest

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Avakas Gorge (Akamas Peninsula) in Cyprus
Avakas Gorge (Akamas Peninsula) in Cyprus

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Avakas Gorge
(Akamas Peninsula)

Found on the western tip of the Akamas Peninsula, this impressive gorge lies approximately 18 kilometres from the coastal town of Paphos.

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Paphos Monasteries in Cyprus
Paphos Monasteries in Cyprus

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Paphos Monasteries

Panagia Chrysorrogiatissa –
Saint Neophytos

There are many Greek Christian Orthodox monasteries in the Paphos District that are a worthwhile visiting.


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Golf Courses in Cyprus
Golf Courses in Cyprus

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Golf Courses

If you want to enjoy a game of golf all year round in picturesque scenery and the island’s ideal Mediterranean climate, Cyprus is the perfect choice and, according to many golfing enthusiasts, is fast becoming a golfer’s haven.


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Pafos Zoo (Paphos Bird’s & Animals Park) in Cyprus
Pafos Zoo (Paphos Bird’s & Animals Park) in Cyprus

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Pafos Zoo (Paphos Bird’s & Animals Park)

Come and meet all the residents: giraffes, monkeys, meerkats, kangaroos, albino wallabies, mouflon, tigers, white lions and many more. Paphos Zoo was the first licensed zoo in Cyprus and the largest. It offers a great wildlife experience and is located just a few minutes from Peyia, in Paphos.

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Adonis Baths Waterfalls in Cyprus
Adonis Baths Waterfalls in Cyprus

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Adonis Baths Waterfalls

Adonis Baths located in Kili Paphos, is one of the most beautifull and unique areas in Cyprus. Tradition says that Adonis the God of Beauty tendet his horses in this place and hunded in the Akamas forest.

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Paphos Wine Routes in Cyprus
Paphos Wine Routes in Cyprus

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Paphos Wine Routes

Wine Route 1 (Laona Akamas): The route is mainly located on the Akamas peninsula. It is a unique area with a remarkable and rare variety of geology, growth and wildlife.


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Panagia tou Sinti Monastery (Europa Nostra Award) in Cyprus
Panagia tou Sinti Monastery (Europa Nostra Award) in Cyprus

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Panagia tou Sinti Monastery (Europa Nostra Award)

Panagia Tou Sinti Monastery is an amazing abandoned monastery that is located on the banks of the river Xeros in the Paphos region.

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Best Fish at Latchi Harbour in Cyprus
Best Fish at Latchi Harbour in Cyprus

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Best Fish at Latchi Harbour

In the past few years due to its ever-growing facilities and amenities, Latchi has become a favorite stopping point after the Greek Isles and Turkey.

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Larnaca 14 Thing to do

14 Things to do in Cyprus

Top 14 things to SEE & DO

Larnaca

LARNACA WEATHER

St. Lazarus Church & Ecclesiastical Museum Larnaca in Cyprus
St. Lazarus Church & Ecclesiastical Museum Larnaca in Cyprus

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St. Lazarus Church & Ecclesiastical Museum Larnaca

Saint Lazarus came to Cyprus after having being resurrected by Jesus Christ. He was ordained as the first Bishop of Kition by the Apostles Barnabas and Paul and lived in the city for thirty years.

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Finikoudes (Palm Trees) Promenade in Cyprus
Finikoudes (Palm Trees) Promenade in Cyprus

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Finikoudes (Palm Trees) Promenade

This is the most famous road in Larnaca. It is lined with tall palm trees. Finikoudes Beach is one of the best beaches to be at during the summer. With a tropical environment akin to an oasis, and with a whole range of activities and entertainment available, the day will just fly by.

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Piale Pasha Street in Cyprus
Piale Pasha Street in Cyprus

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Piale Pasha Street

The street named Piale Pasa is an ideal location to enjoy food at one of the traditional or modern restaurants. You can enjoy a walk by the Mediterranean Sea, whilst being surrounded by the Larnaca Medieval Castle on the one hand and the Mackenzie beach on the other.

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Larnaca Salt Lake & Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque in Cyprus
Larnaca Salt Lake & Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque in Cyprus

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Larnaca Salt Lake & Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque

Upon arriving at Larnaca International Airport, the first site of interest you will encounter is the Salt Lake of Larnaca. A magnificent nature place.

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Zenobia Wreck in Cyprus
Zenobia Wreck in Cyprus

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Zenobia Wreck

The Zenobia wreck is an absolute must for all serious divers visiting Cyprus. If you are not a diver but wish to see the Zenobia shipwreck, you can opt for a glass-bottom boat from the Larnaka Marina.

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Larnaka Medieval Castle in Cyprus
Larnaka Medieval Castle in Cyprus

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Larnaka Medieval Castle

At the end of Athens Avenue, at the ending point of the Palm Tree Promenade and at the starting point of Makenzie Beach road, stands Larnaka Castle. It was built in the 12th century as the first fortification of the Byzantine Era.

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Mckenzie Beach in Cyprus
Mckenzie Beach in Cyprus

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Mckenzie Beach

Awarded with the Blue Flag, this beach lies beside Larnaca International Airport. Lay down on the fine grey sand or bathe in the water and watch the planes close up as they come in to land at the airport.

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Agrotourism in Larnaca Villages in Cyprus
Agrotourism in Larnaca Villages in Cyprus

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Agrotourism in Larnaca Villages

Away from the tourist areas, the Larnaca countryside has a diverse wealth of its own with traditional villages, narrow streets tiny churches, remote monasteries and scenic views.


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Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement in Cyprus
Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement in Cyprus

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Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement

Part of the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, this wonderful Neolithic settlement was discovered well preserved. The site depicts the Neolithic period in Cyprus, offering insight on the Neolithic culture in the area.

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Stavrovouni Monastery in Cyprus
Stavrovouni Monastery in Cyprus

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Stavrovouni Monastery

Sitting on top of a mountain peak, Stavrovouni Monastery, dedicated to the Holy Cross, was founded in 330 A.D. by Saint Helen, the mother of St. Constantine the Great.

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Kitesurfing in Kiti Softades Beach & Pervolia Beach in Cyprus
Kitesurfing in Kiti Softades Beach & Pervolia Beach in Cyprus

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Kitesurfing in Kiti Softades Beach & Pervolia Beach

Pervolia Beach is a famous destination for sports fans, usually getting quite crowded during weekends. Pervolia Beach is located very close to the main city and is a hot spot for kite-surfing enthusiasts of all levels.


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Kamares (Larnaca Old Aqueduct) These grandiose  in Cyprus
Kamares (Larnaca Old Aqueduct) These grandiose  in Cyprus

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Kamares (Larnaca Old Aqueduct)

These grandiose arches are part of the ancient Larnaca aqueduct. This aqueduct was built in the Roman era. In 1745 the Ottoman governor reconstructed the whole project, basing it on the existing facilities. The arches channeled the water of the Tremithos River to Larnaca until 1936.

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Petreon Sculpture Park in Cyprus
Petreon Sculpture Park in Cyprus

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Petreon
Sculpture Park

The name of the park comes from the Greek word “petra” (stone) and refers to the material used for all the artworks. It is a splendid park, a place for everybody

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Camel Park in Cyprus
Camel Park in Cyprus

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Camel Park

The Camel Park is a place where you can see animals that live there such as ostriches, lamas, goats, deer, ponies, kangaroos, turtles, fish, a variety of birds, and much more.

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