Pano Lefkara Travel Guide

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Pano Lefkara Things to Do

  • The beauty of the Lefkara Architecture!

    If you come to Pano Lefkara, have a walk through the narrow lanes, and admire the architecture. Some of the houses are really of excellent style, architecture and colour.

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  • The Museum of Folk Art

    A visit to the Folklore Museum is a ‘must visit’.I was not allowed to take pictures inside, but at least I had some in the beautiful surroundings. The museum is located in a restored house and you can see how life was like on the island 100 years ago. Exhibits include the furniture of a wealthy family, their local costumes and one can see pieces of...

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  • Agios Andronikos Ancient Church

    Agios Andronikos is an ancient church of the 16th century.It is found in Pano Lefkara in a beautiful cobble-stone square.Go in if you find it open.

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Pano Lefkara Restaurants

  • A long tradition

    I was looking for a traditional taverna to have a lunch. What was my surprise when I get in and began to talk to the ladies in Greek. They kindly told me, in English, they were from Russia and had no knowledge of the Greek language. I have found this very strange and I was thinking to go out because I had came to Cyprus to eat traditional food made...

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  • Local Dishes and Mediterranean Cuisine!

    If you really want to make a difference I suggest that you go straight to the “Lefkara Hotel and Restaurant” in Pano Lefkara.The Management of the Restaurant are passionate about the food being served here! When I was here the first time there was a chef in the kitchen, but on my recent trip to Lefkara I came here and noticed some differences....

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  • Avoid this Grill Restaurant in Pano...

    While in Lefkara I decided to have some Cypriot Kebabs so I asked to be shown where to go for the best kebab and sheftalia in the village.I was urged to come to this restaurant and I was completely disappointed by the ignorance of the owner. I was brought burnt sheftalia on the outside and inside the meat was still red. It was not possible to eat...

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Pano Lefkara Transportation

  • Larnaca to Lefkara and backwards

    I used the ZHNON bus from Lefkara to get to Larnaca on the 17th April 2011.I happened to be at the bus stop earlier and I asked the driver who was passing from Lefkara to take me along for a ride to see if the village of Vavatsinia is interesting to include it in my coming trip to the island. We got to the village and he picked some people and we...

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  • Touring around the villages of Larnaca

    A nice surprise when I came across this beautiful car that takes tourists around the different villages in the Larnaka district.The car comes from the near-by and very beautiful village of Kato-Drys.

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  • The Cypriot Delights Workshop

    Visit the factory of the Cypriot delights. “The Beautiful Lefkara”It is very close to the Lefkara Hotel and Restaurant.The business received many awards and the delights here are always very fresh.The owner Mr. Theodoros Gramvides and his wife Mary will be pleased toshow you how these delights are made.The Cypriot delights are always a welcome...

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  • Local Embroidery

    Very near the square of Pano Lefkara visit the open exhibition where you will find all sorts of local Besides embroidery you can buy icons, and silver and gold items.

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  • Try Loukoumades and Shiamishi

    In the square of Pano Lefkara I came across a lorry selling some local delicacies.Loukoumades and shiamishi. If you happen to be there, do try them.Delights in honey and cinamon.The name you see " O LEFKARITIS" means that the owner comes from Lefkara.

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Pano Lefkara Local Customs

  • Silverware of Lefkara

    Silversmiths in Lefkara are doing fine work of art.I met this man on my visit to Lefkara some years back. He was working patiently on a very delicate silver work of art that he was trying to finish. He was very polite, he invited me in and told me about his work.I tried to find him again on my last trip but the workshop is closed now. He is...

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  • Music and Dance in the lives of Cypriots

    Cyprus also has rich musical and dance traditions quite distinctive from those of Greece. If you are lucky enough you will have the opportunity to see such dances in Cypriot restaurants or festival during summer. Many of these dances are perfomed face-to face and as a suite.Instruments that typically accompany folk dances are the violin and laouto,...

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  • The Church of the Timios Stavros

    The church of the Holy Cross (Timios Stavros) in Upper Lefkara has a very beautiful icon-stand of the 18th century and a unique silver 13th century cross. A church with three naves, and an imposing and remarkably decorated beltower.

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Pano Lefkara Off The Beaten Path

  • Cyprus Wax Museum Fatsa

    A visit to Lefkara will be completed if you come to the nearby village of Skarinou and visit the Wax Museum which has 150 wax images, all figures from main historical events. It is a private collection in reality.I found it very interesting on my recent visit to the island and I strongly recommend it. The visitor here will get a historical view of...

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  • Agios Minas Convent

    The convent dates to the 15th century, and it is a mixture of Byzantine and Gothic styles. The nuns at this monastery in addition to their religious duties, they practice icon-painting as well.

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  • Kato Drys- A beautiful Nearby Village

    The beautiful village of Kato Drys is a few kms from Lefkara.It is a significant village worth visiting for its architecture and fine style.The majority of buildings in Kato Drys exhibit rural architecture, with hanging balconies as well as doors and windows carved in relief.I recently visited this beautiful village and stayed at the House of...

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Pano Lefkara Favorites

  • The Municipality Office in Lefkara

    If you happen to need any information, to get any leaflets, or anything,you can go to the Municipality Office which is opposite the Primary school.

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  • Gold A - A masterpiece

    GOLD A is a master piece that few LACE makers achieve, -their knowledge of the stitches, consistency of stitches, the choice of linen, planning of the piece.This is supposed to be the seal of the ‘authentic lefkaritika lace’.However when you come to Lefkara you will come across many ladies sitting outside their door entrances, or in their gardens...

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  • What Lefkaritika Lace is about ....

    ‘Lefkaritika lace’ is an openwork fabric, patterned with open holes in the work.Holes are formed by removing the threads or cloth from a previously woven fabric. More often spaces are created as part of this art. This popular lace-making is an ancient craft that was created the late 15th and early 16th centuries.The authentic lace is created when a...

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