There are several monasteries on Cyprus that offer a chance to step back into the Middle Ages. The monasteries all lie in close proximity to major cities such as Limassol or Nicosia, allowing travelers to use these historic sites as a base for exploring the island.
Cyprus contains baths and natural areas dedicated to Aphrodite and Adonis. The Aphrodite baths is the location where Adonis fell in love with her.
Your visit to Cyprus should include the medieval Paphos castles This historic structure has survived earthquakes and battles during its history.
Blue Lagoon Beach is one of Cyprus’s most remote and stunning beaches, providing a spectacular view of clear water.
The Adonis Baths Waterfalls is one of prettiest locations in Cyprus. Its said that swimming in the water has positive effects on both men and women.
The Achna Dam was built in 1988. It serves two main purposes for the community: store water and acts as irrigation during times of drought. The Water Development Department is in charge of all dam-related issues. The area around the dam supports the growth of a wide variety of plants. In response, the area has […]
The Achaios Shipwreck is one of the most interesting maritime wreck sites to see in Cyprus. The ship dates all the way back to 1932 when at the time it was named Mav Achaios. There is an interesting story attached to the ship. It belonged to the Akarnania Maritime Company. The ship was transporting wood […]
The Academy Picnic site is located 6 km from the center of Nicosia in the National Forest Park of the Pedagogical Academy. The picnic site sits at 140 meters and is rated for a max of 300 users. It’s a good place to spend a day, getting immersed in nature is always sure to make […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque and gardens is an Islamic holy site found in the Larnaca district next to the Larnaca salt lake. It is open to all faiths and is free to enter.
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 […]
A fascinating place to visit, Paphos, Cyprus, is a UNESCO world heritage site. Nestled within the city are the little-known Tombs of the Kings, also known as Tafoi Ton Vasileon. On the coast of Cyprus, Paphos is a beautiful city to visit. Rich with history, the Tombs of the Kings are a captivating site to […]
Cyprus is a beautiful island country located in the Eastern Mediterranean. Being a sparsely populated country, Cyprus is full of smaller fishing and farming villages. These tiny towns are known for their white buildings and uniform architecture. With a majority of inhabitants practicing Greek Orthodox, there are churches spread throughout the island. One such church […]