Tag: Sights of Interest

Byzantine Route: 10 Painted Churches of Troodos Religious Route

Discover the island’s deep religious roots and its significance in the history of Christianity as you follow a path that takes in sacred churches...

Kalavasos – Tenta Archaeological Site

The Neolithic Age settlement of Tenta is situated a short distance from Kalavasos village and dates to 7000 BC. It is one of the...

Limassol’s Old Carob Mill

The Carob Mill in Limassol was built in 1900, at a time when carobs were a major export of Cyprus. They were used to...

Paphos Medieval Fort

Originally a Byzantine fort built to protect the harbour, the fort was rebuilt by the Lusignans in the 13th century, but then dismantled by...

East Amathous Archaeological Site

Amathus is one of the ancient city-kingdoms of Cyprus where, according to mythology, Greek hero Theseus left the pregnant Ariadne to be attended by...

Birthplace of Aphrodite – Petra tou Romiou

Aphrodite’s mythical birthplace ‘Petra tou Romiou’ is an interesting geological formation of huge rocks along one of the most beautiful coastlines on the island,...

Famagusta Gate

Famagusta Gate (Pyli Ammochostou) is one of the three entrances into old Nicosia through the Venetian walls. The walls have a perimeter of 4.5...

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Cyprus extends support to Armenia as FM calls counterpart

  Cyprus has expressed its deep concern over the escalating situation in Nagorno Karabakh over the past 48 hours and condemned 'the Azeri violation of...

International concern over Karabakh, as energy corridor is threatened (latest)

  Clashes erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the volatile Nagorno-Karabakh region, reigniting concern about instability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines transporting...

38 tomorrow, close to 40 Tuesday and a drop on Wednesday

  The warm air current affecting the island will take temperatures a touch under August levels over the next 48 hours, with 38 tomorrow and...

War fears in Karabakh as Armenia and Azerbaijan clash with civilian casualties

  Armenia declared martial law and mobilised its male population after clashes with Azerbaijan over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region in which sources on both sides...

Government requests almost 3 million for additional Covid testing and contact tracing

  The Health ministry is seeking 2.9 million euro in additional funds to cover Covid-19 testing and subsequent contact tracing, urgently needed as virus infections...