The A.G. Leventis Botanical Gardens in Troodos National Park was created in 2004. Since then it has continued to expand. The garden currently has over 250 types of plants, and they plan to have more than 500 plants in the near future. The purpose of the Troodos botanical gardens is promoting conservation and educating the […]
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At 4,530 feet (1,380 meters), Prodromos village is the highest settlement on the island of Cyprus. It is located deep in the Troodos mountain range on the border between the Nicosia and Limassol districts. The highest mountain in Cyprus, Mount Olympus, is very close by and the small village (123 inhabitants as of 2011) is […]
The Castle at Limassol dates back to the 12th century although earlier buildings on the site date to the 4th century. The Cyprus Medieval Museum is also within the grounds.
Arguably, the best known Greek dish, moussaka is a vegetable (traditionally eggplant) casserole covered and held together by a bechamel sauce. Other vegetables that can be used include potatoes and zucchini. The vegetables may be used instead of or alongside the eggplant. There are versions of moussaka in Turkey and the Balkans, those versions include […]
Table of Contents Cyprus Roads and Highways Traffic Fatalaties in Cyprus Obtaining a Drivers License in Cyprus Cyprus Driving Laws Vehicle Taxes Vehicle Tags and Decals Major Roadways in Cyprus Road Signs and Cameras Mountain Roads Renting Cars and Taxis Cyprus Driver Safety Rules Hiring a Car Gas and Petrol Stations Taxi Cabs Bike-Sharing Buses […]
The ancient ruins that remain of Temple of Aphrodite are a perfect destination for history enthusiasts. Situated on Cyprus’ Mediterranean coast in the city once called Old Paphos (now Kouklia), the temple offers a pleasant tropical climate with some of the richest cultural surroundings. Temple of Aphrodite Quick Facts Season: Open year-round except for Public […]
The Potamos Tavern on the River Liopetri. Eating Out in Cyprus Eating out around Cyprus can mean a simple, tasty, economical meal such as kebabs or burgers, all the way to a gastronomic feast. International cuisine is widespread throughout all districts and of a reasonably high caliber. The most popular of foods in Cyprus to […]