Larnaca

Venetian Network of Watchtowers

Constructed over 500 years ago, the Venetian Watchtowers acted as an early warning system against naval attacks and remain intact in four separate villages...

Kato Drys Bee & Embroidery Museum

Located in the mountainous village of Kato Drys (which means ‘lower oak’ in Greek), this interesting and comprehensive museum is dedicated to olden-day village...

The House of Platini

The House of Platini in Mosfiloti Village is dedicated to former French football star and president of UEFA Michel Platini. It displays one of...

Kamares: The Old Aqueduct of Larnaka

This beautiful 18th century aqueduct can be found on the road heading towards Lemesos in the area of Kamares, which takes its name from...

Craft of Caning Museum – Livadia

Livadia village is home to a unique basket weaving folkart using cane and reeds, and the preservation of this significant part of the village’s...

Agios Lazaros Byzantine Museum

The Byzantine Museum at the church of Agios Lazaros (Saint Lazarus) is housed in some of the cells of the hypostyle porch that still...

Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque

Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque is located on the main Salt Lake of Larnaca, 3km west of the city, on the road to Kiti. This historic...

Sculpture Park Petreon – Mazotos village

Located in the coastal village of Mazotos, 22km outside of Larnaka (Larnaca), the sculpture park of Petreon takes its name from the Greek word...

Larnaka Medieval Castle

The Castle of Larnaka is situated on the southern point of the coastal avenue known as “Foinikoudes" (palm trees). Abbot Giovanni Mariti, who lived...

Kallinikeio Municipal Museum of Athienou

The creation of the Kallinikeio Municipal Museum of Athienou was a matter of time for the municipality, a place rich in cultural heritage, whose...

Larnaca Municipal Art Gallery

Housed in one of the old 1881 Colonial buildings on Europe Square (at the start of the Foinikoudes promenade), the Municipal Art Gallery regularly...

Larnaca Municipal Museum of Natural History

The museum displays large collections of local reptiles, rare insects, birds, animals, as well as fossils and marine life species from Cyprus and neighbouring...

Museum of Folk Art, Embroidery & Silversmithing

The Museum of Folk Art, Embroidery and Silversmithing is housed in the restored Patsalos residence in Lefkara. Exhibits include examples of traditional Lefkara lace. The...

Rural Museum (House of Gavriel and Eleni Papachristoforou)

The museum is housed in a restored house in Kato Drys with remarkable woodwork, a prime example of local 19th century architecture. The Rural Museum...

Wax Museum in Skarinou

“Fatsa” Wax Museum The Wax Museum displays wax figures of prominent personalities from Cyprus history and showcases scenes from the Ottoman period (1571-1878), British rule...

Larnaca Salt Lake

Larnaca salt lake is one of the most important habitats in Europe for water fowl. Scores of flamingos, wild ducks and other water or...

Larnaca Fort and District Mediaeval Museum

Originally built during the Middle Ages, the Fort took its present form during Ottoman rule. After the end of the Ottoman rule in Cyprus,...

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Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...