Nicosia

National Struggle Museum

Located in the square near the Archbishopric, the museum houses documents, photographs and other memorabilia from the 1955-1959 National Liberation Struggle against British Rule,...

The Pancyprian Gymnasium Museums

The Pancyprian Gymnasium Museums is a fascinating 12-room space in the historical centre of Lefkosia (Nicosia), depicting the history of the oldest establishment of...

Cyprus Postal Museum

Located within the walled city of Lefkosia (Nicosia), the Cyprus Postal Museum is housed on the ground floor of an old two-storey mansion. It...

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...

Agios Iraklidios (St. Heraclidios) Bridge

Agios Iraklidios is the first well-known Saint from Solea, who was initiated into Christianity by the Apostles Barnabas and Paul. He then made it...

The Watermill of Stylli in Evrychou

The watermill of Stylli (the name of its owner) stopped operating in 2004 after serving people’s needs for many years. Pulses and cereal were...

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,...

5 Hidden museums in Cyprus that will leave you excited

These may not be the biggest museums of Cyprus but they are definitely the best way to explore the history and culture of Cyprus....

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...

Popular Art Museum in Spilia

The “Popular Art Museum” is situated at the entrance of the core of Spilia, upon the community’s main road. It was established in 2005...

The Museum of Shoemaker Christos Chrysanthou

The “Museum of the shoemaker Christos Chrysanthou” in Spilia was created by Andreas Christos Chrysanthou in the memory of his father. The inauguration ceremony...

Industrial Museum – Agia Varvara village

The early industrial workshop of Agia Varvara combines a traditional house with the place of work to form an interesting museum that showcases daily...

Byzantine Museum of the Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis

The Byzantine Museum of Holy Bishopric of Tamasos and Oreinis is situated inside the Bishopric Palace, in the community of Episkopeio, Lefkosia (Nicosia). In the...

Troodos Environmental Centre

Located close to Plateia Troodous (Troodos Square), the Environmental Centre offers information and an insight on the Troodos National Park; its environmental significance, information...

6 beautiful old bridges your camera will fall in love with!

Akapnou Bridge Akapnou village in the Limassol region is built on the slopes of a hill, extending over Eptagonia wider area. The original site of...

Discover the old Lefkosia (Nicosia) and its walls

The Guided Walking Tour of ‘Discover the old Lefkosia (Nicosia) and its walls’ is designed to give participants an overview of the ancient walled...

Berengaria hotel: A place overgrown with legends

Berengaria hotel, a majestic building that silently stands in Prodomos, the highest village in Cyprus, was once the most luxurious hotel in Cyprus, served as a haven for...

Cyprus Handicraft Centre – Lefkosia (Nicosia)

The Cyprus Handicraft Centre is an outlet for producing and selling traditional folk art and crafts. Visitors can see the artisans engaged in the...

Fikardou Rural Museum

The Fikardou Rural Museum is housed in the House of Katsinioros, in Fikardou village, which is located 40 kilometres southwest of Lefkosia, on the...

Museum-Workshop of Shadow Theatre (Karagiozis) Pafios

The Museum-Workshop of Shadow Theatre Pafios aims to present and promote the folk culture of our country. The museum exhibited figures, theatrical objects and...

Byzantine Museum

The Byzantine Museum, within the walled city of Lefkosia (Nicosia), contains the richest and most representative collection of Byzantine art on the island. Over...

Top Stories

Limassol Municipal Gardens to get a face lift

Limassol Municipal Gardens are getting a face lift so as to meet new, modern needs of the coastal city’s citizens, Philenews exclusively reported on...

Police arrest two more young men after armed bank robbery

Police have arrested two 20-year-old men in connection with an armed bank robbery in Nicosia around noon on Friday, police said on Saturday. Hours earlier,...

High fire hazard at barbecue areas during August 15 holiday

Cyprus on Saturday marks August 15, the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, and thousands of holiday makers will drive up to the mountains to...

Trump, France’s Macron voice concern about Greece-Turkey tensions

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron "expressed concern over increased tension between NATO Allies Greece and Turkey" during a call late on Friday,...

Malta and Russia agree to amend their taxation treaty

Russia and Malta have agreed to amend their taxation treaty, Russia's finance ministry said on Friday, raising the withholding tax rate for interest and...

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...