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Venetian Walls of Nicosia

The Venetian Walls are a series of defensive walls which surround the capital city of Nicosia in Cyprus. The first city walls were built...

Cultural Tour to Famagusta from Nicosia

CVAR/Severis Foundation is organising a guided tour to Famagusta, known for its preserved 15th- and 16th-century Venetian walls, which are surrounded by a now...

Colonial Architecture: The Kyperounda Sanatorium

It is the building that welcomes you when entering Kyperounda, the largest mountain village in Cyprus. On the left side of the road, this...

Τhe most futuristic chapel in the world is in Paphos

The chapel of Apostole Petros and Agia Eleni is a modern architecture building The small church is dedicated to Apostole Petros and Agia Eleni tis...

Old Tembria Village

The village of Tembria is located in the centre of the Solea valley, on the west side of the Klarion River. It is 60...

Vrysi tis Vateris (The Vateris Natural Water Spring)

Wasser ist ein Element, das im Troodos-Gebirge reichlich vorhanden ist, da es während der Regenfällen absorbiert wird und durch Risse in die Natur zurückgeführt...

Evrychou Traditional Centre

Evrychou is built on the eastern bank of the Karkotis River, at an average altitude of 440 metres. Small streams flowing down the slopes...

Palia (Old) Kakopetria

The traditional architecture, on which the building of the houses is based, as well as the traditional way of land mapping Palia Kakopetria, are...

Exinta Spitia (Sixty Houses Settlement) in Skouriotissa

Exinta Spitia (Sixty Houses) is a settlement outside the village of Skouriotissa. They were originally built to house the workers of the mine. Skouriotissa is...

Palia Galata (The Old Village of Galata) – Traditional Architecture

The settlement of Galata, although compact and centralised around the church of Panagia Odigitria, is built along the valley of the Karkotis river. The...

Solea Culture – Architecture Route

The culture and arichitecture of Solea Valley is of great interest. The route starts from Evrychou - Tembria, Sina Oros, Galata, Kakopetria and ends...

Limassol’s 28 skyscrapers (facts+figures)

By Forbes Cyprus Limassol is changing, and it will change even more in the next few years with new high rises and multi-storey buildings sprouting...

Beautiful neoclassical buildings in Nicosia that will catch your attention

Strolling around Nicosia, especially in the old town you will notice some beautiful neoclassical buildings. Some of the private houses and some public building...

Villages of Cyprus that preserve their traditional architecture

These are some of the most beautiful and most famous villages of Cyprus mostly because of their history and traditional architecture. The Narrow alleys,...

List of tallest buildings and structures in Cyprus

It is an undeniable fact that Cyprus has shown resilience following the financial crisis of 2013, since the island is determined to maintain a...

Twin Towers (Olympic Residences): The tallest buildings from 2012-2018

The locals call them "twin towers" and they are located in the city of Limassol. They are the tallest builings in Cyprus until today...

Limassol Public Library

The Public Library of Limassol is one of the largest libraries in Cyprus with 60, 000 volumes. The Library is available not only to...

Lofou Elementary School: A beautiful stony building

Regarding the early architecture of the village, sources tell us that the first houses in Lofou were actually farms scattered around the valley of...

Traditional Buildings in Platres

Platres is a very old village and is mentioned among the 119 villages of the Limassol district that existed during the Lusignan (Frank Rule,...

New Larnaca Municipal Market project– From words to deeds

Old photographs show a wonderful, ahead of its time building, full of skylights that made the interior bathe in the light. A circular hall...

An extraordinary home

The existence of two rather commonplace materials, cement pipes and sheet metal, on the site where the house was later built on in Paphos...

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Paphos: Police publish photos of stolen valuables

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Just one new Covid-19 case on Saturday; total at 943

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Paphos: 10 hotels to reopen in June

  Ten of the 57 hotels in the Paphos district are expected to reopen in June, the president of the Paphos branch of the Cyprus...

Taste

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...