Larnaca District Things to Do

  • Agios Lazaros Church
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Larnaca District Things to Do

  • Mosque of Hala Saltan Tekke

    Larnaca Things to Do

    This mosque, located 5km West of Larnaca city centre, was built in 648 AD over Umm Haram's tomb, a relative, according to tradition, of the Profet Mohammed. The shrine is nowadays one of the most important holy places of workship for Muslims, ranking immediadely after Mecca, Medina in Saudi Arabia and Al Aksha in Jerusalem.

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  • Agios Lazaros Church

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    It is said that, following his resurrection by Christ, Saint Lazarus lived in Kition, nowadays Larnaca, for 30 years. He was ordained Bishop of Kition by Saints Barnabas and Mark. The present day admirable church, which underwent various expansions and modifications through the ages, dedicated to Saint Lazarus, the patron saint of Larnaca, and...

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  • Aliki - Salt Lake

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    This lake is one of the most important wetlands of Cyprus and it has been declared a Ramsar site, Natura 2000 site, Special Protected Area under the Barcelona Convention and an Important Bird Area (IBA). It is the haunt of 85 species of water-birds with estimated populations between 20,000–38,000 and one of the important migratory passages through...

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  • Beach

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    Larnaca is a bustling port city. There are long and wide sandy beaches, which borders directly on the boulevard. Larnaca offers you the opportunity to a variety of shops, restaurants and bars to choose from. Behind the bustle lies the historic city center, with small winding streets and alleys. The transfer time from the airport is approximately...

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  • Larnaca Fort

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    Larnaka fort, which stands on the southern point of the coastal avenue known as Foinikoudes, at the water's edge, was built in the 17th century on the site of a previous fort or castle. Nowadays it hosts cultural and entertainment events and houses a museum consisting of three rooms situated on the upper floor of the main building. Timetable 08:00...

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  • Djami Kebir Mosque

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    The Djami Kebir Mosque Buyuk Cami or Cami Kebir all of these names are for the same mosque, in the very centre of Larnaca, opposite of the medieval fort and not very far from the Lazarus-church. This mosque is an active mosque and so I did not go inside, I also read in other tips on VT,that the interior is quite simple. This mosque dates back to...

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  • Phinikoudes

    Larnaca Things to Do

    The Palmtree-promenade is where you find lots of restaurants, discos, quite a nice, sandy beach and lots of people in the streets day and night. Unfortunately it is totally impossible there to just study the menu in front of any of the many restaurants without beeing approached immediately by an "agent" trying to push you into their restaurant.

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  • Larnaca Promenade

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    The promenade in Larnaca is a pleasant walk and nearby are cafes and souvenir stalls. At one end of the promenade is a marina, and at the other a museum. Two rows of ornate lamp-posts are very attractive. For those staying outside Larnaca there is a bus stop where you can catch transport to Agia Napa, the airport or Orkolini.

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  • Pierides Museum

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    The Pierides Museum is the first museum of Ancient Cypriot Art in Greece. It’s being housed at the ‘Athinais’ Multi Purpose Conference and Cultural Venue which belongs to the Marilena G. Mamidakis Group of Companies. The museum opened in 2001 and since February 2004 the ‘3200 years of Greek-Cypriot Culture – From Astarti to Aphrodite’ exhibition...

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  • Agios Minas Convent

    Very near the village of Lefkara, the 15th century convent of Agios Minas consists of a church cloisters and other monastic buildings.I have visited it recently on my visit to the beautiful village of Kato Drys.The 18th century monastic buildings surround the church with cloisters to the west.The church is the common mix of Byzantine and Gothic...

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  • Drive up to Skarinou

    THE VILLAGE OF SKARINOU IN THE LARNACA DISTRICTSKARINOU which dates back to the Medieval times is considered to have a privileged position on a hill with a panoramic view only 15 minutes from Larnaca. Its lush vegetation is mainly of olive and carob trees that surround the village.A few minutes from Larnaca and you come to this village. Take a walk...

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  • DIPOTAMOS DONKEY FARM

    A DAY EXCURSIONI highly recommend this excursion especially if there are children in the family.Of course it is not an excursion only for children because adults can surely have fun out here too. You will see donkeys, have a ride along the shadowy olive and orange alleys, pick fresh fruit from the nearby plantation.Hire a bicycle and explore the...

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  • THE MONASTERY OF STAVROVOUNI

    The Monastery of Stavrovouni has a brotherhood which is extremely devouted. It is similar to the Mount of Athos in Greece.Women however are forbidden to enter here. Men may visit it daily from sunset, except from 12.00 - 14.00 (3 hours in summer) Men who wish to visit the Monastery should be decently dressed. The use of cameras or video cameras is...

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  • Prehistoric Houses in Choirokitia

    In a small distance from Skarinou village, visitors can admire the prehistoric houses in ChirokitiaThe Neolithic settlement dated to 6.800BC. Excavations have brought to light one of the earliest Neolithic cultures.Tel: 24 322710Working hours: 09.00 - 17.00 November - February 09.00 - 18.00 Mar. April, Sep - Oct. 09.00 - 17.30 May - August

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