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 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,...

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...

Top Stories

Home party in Larnaca ignores Covid directives, fourteen charged

  Authorities in Larnaca found 20 people at a home party and charged most of them, as the town has come under stricter Covid directives...

Fire near Kourris dam under control

  A fire that broke out late yesterday afternoon, near the Kourris dam in the Limassol district was placed under control just before midnight, after...

Temperatures up over the next three days, dust on Monday

  The summer is still very much with us, as a low pressure system affecting Cyprus subsides tomorrow and a warm air current will take...

Military plane carrying air force cadets crashes in Ukraine, killing 25

  A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine yesterday evening, killing at least...

Eight new coronavirus cases detected out of 2,893 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 8 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

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...