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...

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...

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,...

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Fifteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,132 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 15 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Fifty Cypriots interested to be repatriated, Cyprus sends rescue teams – medical supplies to Lebanon

Cyprus Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Christodoulides has said that 50 Cypriot nationals have shown interest for repatriation from Lebanon until 14:00 local Cyprus time,...

Unemployed people in Cyprus record monthly drop, annual increase this July

Unemployed people registered at the District Labour Offices on the last day of July 2020, reached 32,313 persons, according to a press release issued...

Cypriot Mission’s departure to Beirut (Videos & Images)

Two police helicopters, with a five-member team of the Catastrophe Response Special Unit and members of the Motorised Rapid Action Unit, as well as...

Greek and Qatari planes supply aid to Beirut after massive explosion

The European Union, Turkey and Gulf states are among those offering assistance to Lebanon following an explosion at a warehouse in Beirut that killed...