What to see in Cyprus

What to see in Cyprus

Limassol:

  • Limassol Castle: a medieval castle built in the 12th century.
  • Kourion Archaeological Park: ruins of an ancient city-state.
  • Medieval Museum: a collection of artifacts from medieval Cyprus.
  • Limassol Promenade: a palm-lined waterfront with cafes and restaurants.
  • Fasouri Watermania Waterpark: one of the best waterparks in Europe.

Larnaca:

  • Church of Saint Lazarus: a 9th-century church built on the site of the tomb of Lazarus.
  • Larnaca Salt Lake: a lake where you can see pink flamingos.
  • Finikoudes: a palm-lined avenue on the Larnaca seafront.
  • Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque: an 18th-century mosque built on the site of the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad’s aunt.
  • Ancient Kition: ruins of an ancient city-state.

Top places:

  • Kykkos Monastery: the most famous monastery in Cyprus, founded in the 11th century.
  • Troodos Mountains: a mountain range with picturesque villages and monasteries.
  • Paphos: a city with a rich history and architecture, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Nissi Beach: one of the most beautiful beaches in Cyprus.
  • Cape Greco: a national park with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Unusual places:

  • Omodos village: a traditional Cypriot village with narrow streets and stone houses.
  • Abandoned city of Famagusta: a ghost town that was occupied by the Turks in 1974.
  • Lefkara village: known for its lace and silver jewelry.
  • Cedar Valley: a grove of cedars that are up to 800 years old.
  • WaterWorld Waterpark: a waterpark themed on Ancient Greece.

These are just a few of the many interesting places to see in Cyprus.

Tips:

  • Rent a car: this is the most convenient way to get around Cyprus.
  • Plan your route in advance: this way you can see as many sights as possible.
  • Don’t forget sunscreen: the sun in Cyprus is very active.
  • Try the local cuisine: Cypriot cuisine is very tasty and diverse.
  • Talk to the locals: they are always happy to help and tell you about their island.

We hope this information helps you plan your trip to Cyprus!

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