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

One covid case today, an immigrant that was to be hosted in care centre-1003 in total

  One new case of Covid-19 was reported in Cyprus today out of 1445 tests. It's an immigrant that was to be hosted in a care...

Major traffic congestion on Famagusta-Larnaca highway, as thousands return

  Police has advised caution and patience to drivers as thousands return to the capital from coastal resorts. There is increased traffic on the Famagusta-Larnaca highway,...

Health ministry issues heat protection advice as high temperatures continue

  The health ministry issued basic heat protection advice this afternoon, following several Met Office warnings of high temperatures both today and over the next...

Yellow heat warning tomorrow-41 degrees

  The Met Office has issued a yellow heat warning as hot and dry conditions will persist tomorrow, though slightly downgraded in comparison with a...

Ireland delays easing of travel restrictions until July 20, has lowest infection rate in EU

  Ireland will ease quarantine restrictions on people travelling from abroad on July 20, with people arriving from a “green list” of countries with low...

Taste

Cyprus sprouts with cream and prosciutto

In a big, deep frying pan, fry the prosciutto in the olive oil, on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the onion and garlic...

Pork burger with sundried tomatoes, mozzarella and anchovies

Mix all the ingredients together with the mince in a bowl, and combine well. Divide into 4 balls and form the burgers. Warm a griddle/pan...

Sheftalies

Wash the lamb cauls with plenty of cold water and let them settle in water and vinegar for a little while. Soak the bread crumbs...

Loukaniko Pitsilias – Pitsilia Sausage

Pitsilia sausage is produced in the Pitsilia region from pork minced meat that is “cooked” ( matured) in the dry red wine of the...