Larnaca

Terra Santa Catholic Church

erra Santa is the church of the Latin community of Larnaka (Larnaca) and is also known as Santa Maria delle Grazie. The architectural style...

5 UNESCO Monuments to visit in Cyprus

Church of Panagia Aggeloktisti The church of Panagia Aggeloktisti is situated in the Larnaka district, in the north-western end of the village of Kiti, 12...

Beautiful photos of fishing ports from all over Cyprus

There are five internationally-recognised ports in Cyprus which cater for people leisure, as well as commerce: Larnaka Port, New Limassol Port, Old Limassol Port,...

The Jewish Holocaust Museum of Cyprus

The purpose of the Museum is to reach people who really should know more about what Cypriots did to help Holocaust refugees, more about...

The most beautiful Sculptures in Cyprus

Cyprus has many modern sculpture parks and a large number of statues and monuments. We have found for you the most special ones. The...

The most beautiful Medieval Castles of Cyprus

The Medieval history of Cyprus starts with the division of the Roman Empire into an Eastern and Western half. Because of its reach Medieval history,...

Zuhuri Mosque

Zahuri Mosque lies between the Kebir (Buyuk) Mosque and the Church of Agios Lazaros (Saint Lazarus) on Nicolaou Roussou Street. It was built in...

Tuzla Mosque

Situated in the old part of town (behind the ruins of ancient Kition), Tuzla Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Larnaka, and...

Kebir (Buyuk) Tzami Mosque

Located at the end of Athens Avenue, just opposite the Medieval Castle, the Kebir (Buyuk) Mosque is perhaps the first Ottoman mosque in Cyprus....

Folklore Museum ‘Kostas Kaimakliotis’ – Aradippou

The Folklore Museum in the village of Aradippou was founded in 2007 as a centre for preserving, researching and promoting Cypriot Folklore Tradition. Housed in...

Larnaka District Archaeological Museum

Larnaka District Archaeological Museum houses a large collection of archaeological finds from the whole district of Larnaka, including the ancient city-kingdom of Kition, and...

Piale Pashia Street and Psarolimano (Larnaka fishing harbour)

The coastal road of Piale Pashia begins from the Medieval Castle (Larnaka Fort), joining seamlessly on from the Foinikoudes promenade, and is a charming...

Larnaka Municipal Gardens

Located in a large city triangle formed by Afxentiou, Kiouppis and Pierides streets, the Municipal Gardens are extensive grounds that incorporate the Municipal Theatre,...

Local Ethnological Museum, Lefkara

Located in the mountainous village of Lefkara, the Local Ethnological Museum of Traditional Embroidery and Silversmith-work, Lefkara is contained within the 'House of Patsalos',...

Larnaka Historic Archives Museum

Located at the start of the Foinikoudes promenade on Europe Square, the Larnaka Historic Archives Museum is part of the Municipal Cultural Centre, which...

Kostas Argyrou Museum

Located in Mazotos Village, the Kostas Argyrou Museum displays the monumental work of local self-taught artist Kostas Argyrou, who passed away in 2001 at...

Kyriazis Medical Museum

Housed in a traditional 1927 mansion in the centre of Larnaka, the Kyriazis Medical Museum showcases the medical, healing and health history of Cyprus,...

Local Agricultural Museum of Kato Drys

Housed in a traditional residence in the mountainous village of Kato Drys, the Local Agricultural Museum of Kato Drys was once the home of...

Medieval Museum in Larnaka

Larnaka’s Medieval Museum is housed on the second floor of the Medieval Castle (Larnaka Fort), located at the end of the palm tree lined...

Traditional City Quarter (Laiki Yeitonia)

The quarter of the town between Dionysos and Kosma Lysioti streets (that leads out to both the town centre and the promenade on either...

Tochni Ecclesiastical Museum

Located in the rural village of Tochni, the Ecclesiastical Museum is part of the historic Church of The Saints Constantine and Helen. The museum room...

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Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...