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Top 10 places in Cyprus
Our app features the history of 60 monuments and great sites including places to discover Cyprus. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Cyprus
It was created in 1882, during the occupation of Cyprus by the British; its creation had been claimed by the population because of the many illicit excavations carried out on the island and the trafficking of antiquities. In particular, US Ambassador Luigi Palma di Cesnola has illegally exported... Read more
The first fortification of Nicosia was built in 1211 during the Lusignan period: 1 Peter built the tower Marguerite, and his son Peter II surrounded the whole city with a wall. The Venetians who came in 1489 first settled on the existing walls, but when they learned that the Ottomans had attacked... Read more
It is a small church lost in the countryside, on the slopes of the Troodos mountain range, 3 km from the village of Nikitari. The church was the monastery of Phorvion, built in 1099 with funding from Nikiphoros Iskhyrios, who became a monk there. The monastery operated until the eighteenth century.... Read more
In the 13th century before our era, a site near the city was occupied by the city-kingdom of Kition, of which remains were found. The objects date from the period between - 1200 and - 1000 (pottery, new architecture, personal items) and reveal the arrival of a new people, that of the Achaeans.... Read more
There are two Paphos: the old Palaepaphos, which is today on the edge of the city of Kouklia, and the new one, Neapaphos simply called Paphos. The site of ancient Paphos is located 12 km from Paphos; it has been inhabited since the Neolithic period and it has become a place specially dedicated to... Read more
This beautiful park is located near the sea and on the edge of the city of Paphos. It contains vestiges of the Greek, Roman and Byzantine periods. The most beautiful discoveries concern 4 villas that contain superb mosaics. Villa Dionysus , built in the 2nd century by the Romans, occupies an are... Read more
The kingdom of Kourion was founded between - 1050 and - 750. Like all the island of Cyprus; it suffered multiple invasions: Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines etc ... The site has kept mostly vestiges of the Roman era. In the 2nd century, the Greeks built the Sanctuary of... Read more
It is a beautiful wilderness, mountainous, lined with many quiet beaches, the largest of which, Golden Beach has a length of 3.7 km; we can see two kinds of unusual water turtles. The main village is Rizokarpazo; the density of the region is very low (26 inhabitants per km 2 ). You can take a nice... Read more
For a long time, this city has been prosperous thanks to its active trade with Turkey, using caiques to transport goods. Trade with Europe was also flourishing. The British expanded the port, but this change caused gusty winds from the north to the new harbor and caused damage to the caicos... Read more
This small seaside town has several points of interest. First the archaeological site of the Makronissos tombs, carved in stone, located near a quarry and remains of funeral pyres; it is on a small peninsula. The Aya Napa Monastery located in the center of the city was built in 1100 at the place... Read more
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