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The Evocative Remnants of the Venetians in Cyprus

Immerse yourself on a historical journey that uncovers the strong ties, cultural influence and special relationship of Cyprus and Venice… one that is ongoing...

Christmas Bazaar 2019 in Nicosia

"World without borders" (Cosmos xoris synora) invites everybody to their Christmas Bazaar on December 14 at the downtown Nicosia and promises warm and charming...

Acting together against marine pollution: documentary screening event

Sea turtles are one of the most affected species by marine waste. Beach cleaning is a must but it is not enough to stop...

Saranta Kolones (Forty Columns) Castle

The Byzantine castle known as Saranta Kolones (Forty Columns) is located just north of Pafos (Paphos) Harbour, and takes its name from the large...

Kokkinokremos – Pyla Village

The area of the village of Pyla appears to have been inhabited ever since the Early and Middle Bronze Age (2400 – 1700 B.C.)....

Tomb of the King – Pyla Village

The royal tomb is an impressive building dated back to the Cypriot-classical period and it came to light in 1934 after an excavation was...

Paphos mosaics

The House of Dionysos The mosaic decorations and the mythological compositions are the main characteristics of this restored Roman villa, dating back to the second...

Archaeological Park of Kato Pafos (Paphos)

The Archaeological Park of Kato Pafos (Paphos) is one of the most important archaeological sites of Cyprus and has been included in the UNESCO...

Kition

The archaeological area of Kition consists of two sites: Kathari and Pampoula. It is located within the limits of the modern city of Larnaka....

Tombs of the Kings

The famous ‘Tombs of the Kings’ form part of the Archaeological Park of Kato Pafos (Paphos) - one of the most important archaeological sites...

Theatre of Kourion

Kourion was an important city-kingdom in antiquity and stands as one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus. Its theatre - located on...

Palaipafos – Kouklia Archaeological Site

The archaeological site of Palaipafos (‘old Pafos’ in Greek) is located in Kouklia Village and was one of the most important city-kingdoms of Cyprus,...

Makronissos Tombs

The Tombs of Makronissos are situated west of Agia Napa and consist of 19 rock-cut tombs, a small sanctuary and an ancient quarry. The sanctuary...

Lempa Prehistoric Settlement

Excavations in the village of Lempa, 4km north of Pafos (Paphos), have brought to light an important settlement of the Chalcolithic Age (3900-2500 BC)....

Maa – Palaeokastro Archaeological Site and Museum

Located close to Coral Bay resort, the settlement of Maa-Paleokastro is where the first ancient (Mycenaean) Greeks settled in 1200 BC after emigrating to...

Tamasos Archaeological Site

Located on the left bank of the river Pediaios, in the area where the villages of Politiko, Pera and Episkopio are found today, the...

Kourion Mosaics

Kourion was an important city-kingdom in antiquity and stands as one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus, where well-preserved mosaics decorate the...

Sanctuary of Apollon Hylates

Apollon Hylates, God of the Woodland, was the protector of Kourion and it is believed that he was worshipped at the site from the...

Choirokoitia Archaeological Site (Neolithic Settlement)

The archaeological site of Choirokoitia is a remarkably well-preserved settlement from the Neolithic Age that has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site...

Ancient Idalion Archaeological Site

The archaeological site of Idalion, in the Dali Village area, is one of the most important sites in Cyprus, with many of its rich...

Kalavasos – Tenta Archaeological Site

The Neolithic Age settlement of Tenta is situated a short distance from Kalavasos village and dates to 7000 BC. It is one of the...

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Taste

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...

Meatballs with tomato and cumin

Place all meatball ingredients in a bowl and knead well with hands. Keep the mixture in the fridge for approximately 1 hour to thicken. In...

Crushed wheat pilaf with sausages and halloumi

Ingredients: 1 cup bulgar wheat ¼ of the cup vermicelli noodles or spaghetti, broken into small pieces 1 onion 2 sausages 1 cup tomato juice 1 vegetable stock cube 1/3 ts...