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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
While staying in Paphos, visitors should take advantage of the offerings of the Paphos Archaeological Park and visit the Paphos Acropolis. One of the most prominent attractions within the archaeological park is the Ancient Odeon. Comprised of carved limestone, the ancient Odeon is a beautiful amphitheater located in Paphos. It features twelve rows of stone […]
If you are booking a trip to Cyprus, be sure to visit the important holy place Hala Sultan Tekke. This Muslim pilgrimage site is an interesting stop that should be added to a visitor’s itinerary. As the area has been inhabited since Neolithic times, the history of this mosque is intriguing. The site also provides […]
Petra tou Romiou, also known as the Rock of the Roman is a beautiful destination surrounded by mythological legends. Located in Paphos, Cyprus, this area is known as the Goddess Aphrodite’s birthplace. The breathtaking coastline is on the southwest coast of Paphos, and visitors won’t soon forget the beauty of this area. The Birthplace of […]
The beautiful city of Larnaca is found on the southern coast of Cyprus and is famous for its palm tree seafront. It has evidence of settlement from 1300 B.C. With such an enormous history, there are a lot of cultural traditions to draw from. Take a break from the beach and shopping to be entertained […]
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Flaounes are sweet pastries (sometimes referred to by foreigners as pies) filled with cheese. The word flaounes comes from a Greek word for sorrow. They are prepared both by members of the Greek Orthodox Church and by Turkish Muslim Cypriots. For Orthodox Greeks, they are served to break Lent on Easter Sunday; for Muslim Cypriots, […]