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British author Lawrence Durrell lived in the village of Bellapais in the 1950s. He describes how he came to acquire the house in his book Bitter Lemons of...
Located on the Podokataro Bastion of the city walls, the imposing Liberty Monument (variously translated as the Freedom Fighters' Monument), was erected in...
Still an active monastery, whose monks adhere to extremely strict doctrines, this place is a site of reverence for pious and non-religious Cypriots alike....
Secondary road a short drive from Fikardou; or junction off E902 through Deftera
This one-hour show incorporates jets of water 'dancing' to modern and classic tunes. Using a computerised system that regulates 20,000 nozzles, lasers,...
Dervish Pasha, the publisher of Zaman, the first Turkish newspaper in Cyprus, was the original occupant of this two-storey mansion. The house, which dates...
Belig Pasa Sokak
At Mazotos Camel Park, 15 minutes from Larnaka, families can make some unusual animal friends. In addition to camel rides, children can feed a Noah's Ark of...
This atmospheric little museum is housed inside a 13th-century castle whose main claim to fame is that it stands on the site of the castle where, in 1191,...
Near the Old Port
Originally Byzantine, the fort was rebuilt in the late 13th century by the Lusignans. It failed to protect the town from the Ottoman invaders in 1570 and...
Situated at the summit of a slope in the eastern end of Palaichori, this pleasant church was built somewhere between the 15th and 16th centuries. The...
Anastasiou & Konstantinou Leventi
Arab Ahmet Pasha, a member of the Mevlevi order (also called the whirling dervishes), constructed this gold-domed building at the end of the 16th century,...
100m south of Kyrenia Gate
Until recently, these falls (which are higher than the Kalidonia) were little known, simply because they were so hard to reach. In the last few years the...
Take marked exit approximately 2km before reaching Platres
An unusual little place offering an intriguing insight into the harvesting and production of sea sponges.
Old Port Roundabout
Displaying over 1,000 species of marine life, including sharks, piranhas, stingrays, tortoises, turtles, eels and sea urchins, the Ocean Aquarium offers an...
A manually-operated mill used for producing olive oil sits in a traditional wood and stone-built room. The heavy grindstone and wicker baskets complete the...
Next to Ioanni tou Prodromou Church
Now run by the local Muslim community, this is the only functioning mosque in south Nicosia. It was built on the ruins of the 14th-century Church of St Mary...
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