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Paphos

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460,1058,106

Larnaca

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288,793,53

Ayia Napa

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238,501,104

Nicosia

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300,737,18

Limassol

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249,659,65

Protaras

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62,158,67

Kyrenia

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123,335,48

Troodos

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108,293,0

Famagusta

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76,195,7

Polis

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32,92,13

Pano Lefkara

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37,104,0

Pissouri

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14,65,3

Bellapais

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27,53,0

Paralimni

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10,13,20

Lophos

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21,64,0

Karpasia

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14,32,0

Tala

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4,5,0

Kourion

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4,43,0

Kouklia

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4,14,0

Dherinia

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7,13,0

Pervolia City-Site

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6,8,0

Vasa

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8,34,1

Lachi

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17,22,1

Kato Lefkara

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2,29,0

Bellapais Abbey

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3,29,0

Palekhori

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12,40,0

Larnaka

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7,20,7

Paphos

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  • Kato Paphos

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Paphos Things to Do

    A symbol of Paphos rich heritage. The famed fort's name, Saranta Kolones (forty columns) originates from the fact that the castle was originally built on the base of 40 columns. The Lusignans built the forty columns in the 13th century, where previously a Byzantine Castle used to stand. It was originally built to protect the city’s coastline...

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  • Louis King Jason

    Paphos Hotels

    My girlfriend and I stayed at the Louis King Jason Hotel & Apartments in Paphos for 7 nights in...

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  • Harbor Side

    Paphos Restaurants

    Harbor-side:A delicious meal chosen from a range of local and internationally themed restaurants in a beautiful setting overlooking the harbour and the Venetian fort.When you have finished, you can walk off any extra calories with a stroll along the promenade sharing the atmosphere with the families and couples enjoying the outdoor way of life....

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Larnaca

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  • Mosque of Hala Saltan Tekke

    4 out of 5 stars

    Larnaca Things to Do

    The Salt Lake and the Tekke is the first thing you look at upon reaching Larnaca. Larnaca Salt Lake is located close to the Larnaca International Airport. In winter the water levels rise but in summer the lake is dry. From November until March it is home to flamingos. HISTORY OF THE TEKKE Hala Sultan Tekke or the Mosque of Umm Haram is a very...

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  • Livadhiotis Hotel

    Larnaca Hotels

    After more than two weeks of travelling around Cyprus I am back in Larnaca again and this time I am...

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  • Finikoudes Main Bus Stop

    Larnaca Transportation

    The main bus stop of Finikoudes is by the Palm Beach Promenade opposite the Kiosk 'Karaolis BusStop".It cannot be missed because there are always people out here waiting. Be sure to be there in time because there are no delays no matter what!

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Ayia Napa

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  • Beaches

    Ayia Napa Things to Do

    It pays to wake up earlier one day, take the side coastal path and have a stroll...but be sure to take along your camera. Hear the waters lapping against the shore, feel the sea breeze and watch the sunrise.

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  • Olympic Bay

    Ayia Napa Hotels

    A couples’ only hotel, ideal for those who wish to enjoy the renowned hospitality of the Olympic...

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  • An excellent meat meze

    Ayia Napa Restaurants

    This restaurant was established in 1989 by two brothers, Theo and Peter. They know the secrets of the Cypriot cuisine and know how to receive very well their clients. By the way, it was here I learned about the origin of meze.If you have no idea what means meze, just think about small portions of several traditional dishes. Basically, the main...

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Nicosia

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  • Green line

    Nicosia Things to Do

    Nicosia is the only divided city in Europe after the invasion of the Turks in 1974. The ‘green line’ is the United Nations buffer zone and divides the north part where Turks live with the south. The crossing over the green line is nonstop mostly from tourists. Even Cypriots have to present their passports to cross this line something that I found...

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  • Asty Hotel

    Nicosia Hotels

    The rooms are somewhat comfortable but some of the staff were not nice to my wife and I. We had not...

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  • Saint Sophia Cathedral

    Nicosia Things to Do

    This largest and surviving Gothic style church in Cyprus, that took about 150 years to be built, was officially inaugurated in 1326. After the occupation of Nicosia by the Ottomans in 1570, it was converted into a mosque.

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Limassol

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  • Traditional Open-Air fete - ' Panigiri...

    Limassol Things to Do

    Annual 'Panigiri' of Saint NektariosHardly a week goes by in Cyprus without a celebration of some sort, whether it is a colourful festival or homage to a saint on one of the numerous 'name' days. The 'Panigiri', a traditional open-air fete, takes place mainly in the Cyprus villages on the occasion of a saint's name day.*If you happen to come across...

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  • Four Seasons Hotel

    Limassol Hotels

    Justly Ranks #1 out of 60 hotels in Limassol….See why. My fourth time here and every time it is a...

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  • A Delectable banquet

    Limassol Restaurants

    The Unique place to taste the Finest Cantonese Hong Kong style cuisine.AMBIENCE:With its rich décor in colors of gold, blue and red the interior of the restaurant is all glitzy and glamorous. Craving Chinese food like I do?Then be sure to dine here even for once….you will be back soon I am sure. From the little I know about this kind of cuisine, an...

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Protaras

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  • Profitis Elias Church

    Protaras Things to Do

    Although modern this church was built in the Byzantine style to replace a small room that was being used as a church. It is well worth the walk to the church and the climb to the top (about 100 steep stone steps) as from the top there is a breathtaking view of Protaras and the surrounding countryside. In the evenings the church is lit up.

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  • Sunrise Pearl Hotel & Spa

    Protaras Hotels

    The Gem of Protaras! After a 3 night stay I can assure that it justly deserves the No.1 rank on...

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  • Comet Taxi" A Reliable one!

    Protaras Transportation

    I recommend Taxis ONLY IF you have not an alternative.Taxis are extremely expensive throughout the island.During my stay at Protaras I was out searching for a reliable taxi Office and I came across the owner Mr. Costas. (Comet Taxi). He was telling me that for years he is the chauffeur of a hotel owner I happen to know only because he avoids going...

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Kyrenia

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  • The traditional dürüm

    Kyrenia Restaurants

    I was looking for a small local restaurant just to eat with the locals.To tell you the thuth I really don't know the difference among Gyros, Kebak and Dürüm. For me, all of them are the same except for the kind of bread they use.It is a kind of food I like to try when I travel as in my Island is hard to find it. I liked the service, ambience and...

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  • Hotel Bellapais Gardens

    Kyrenia Hotels

    The owners of the Bellapais Gardens must have had me in mind when they built their hotel -...

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  • Bus from Nicosia to kyrenia

    Kyrenia Transportation

    There are many buses a day linking these cities. They depart from Kyrenia Gate at North Nicosia and arrive at Kyrenia station near the Ottoman Cemetry.One way ticket costs 4.5 TL while a return ticket costs 8.0 TL. The trip takes about 35 minutes.

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Troodos

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  • Troodos in Winter!

    Troodos Sports & Outdoors

    Troodos is just as interesting in winter as it is in summer.Mild sunny winters definitely suit keen walkers willing to risk a little rain but also skiers who will definitely enjoy the sport.The short ski season on Mount Olympus Centre starts from January till February.

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  • Bus between Troodos and Nicosia

    Troodos Transportation

    Troodos Square - Nicosia (Solomos Square)Monday - Friday07:30, 14:15Saturday & Sunday10:00, 16:00Nicosia - TroodosMonday - Friday05:45, 11:55Saturday & Sunday08:15, 14:00Source: Official Tourist Office in Troodos, Jan. 2014.

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  • 1st April National Day...

    Troodos Local Customs

    Greek Cypriot National Day (1st April)April 1st is a Double holiday here in Cyprus. Avoid public means of transport during public holidays. April Fool’s DayMost of the world recognizes this day as April Fool’s Day. Tradition says that we can fool each other with tricks. There are lies written even in Newspapers and on TV. Jokes and fooling friends...

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Famagusta

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  • Lala Mustafa Pasha mosque

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Famagusta Things to Do

    This is the largest medieval building in Famagusta. It was originally constructed as St. Nicholas Cathedral and its construction took almost 100 years (1300-1400 AD). Its architecture is obviously Gothic and many claim that it closely resembles the Cathedral of Rheims in Paris. When the Ottoman Turks captured Famagusta from the Venetians in 1571,...

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  • Grecian Park Hotel

    Famagusta Hotels

    Undoubtedly the hotel with Aya Napa's greatest view - due to its location relatively high up on the...

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  • Passing the "Green Line" at Strovilia...

    Famagusta Transportation

    For those of you staying in this area with its touristic hotspots (such as Agia Napa or Fig Tree bay) and wanting to see what it is like on the other side here is a short description of passing through the most convinient check point to go to Famagusta City (Gazimaðusa in Turkish) in North Cyprus.On the Republic of Cyprus (greek) side there are two...

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Polis

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  • Vegetarian Cuisine of Hight Standards...

    Polis Restaurants

    I was thrilled and happy and I could hardly believe that vegetarian food could be that flavorsome and tasty. The recipes are mouthwatering that even if you are not a vegetarian there is no way to turn anything down. I would not even imagine leaving the premises and get to an outside tavern to order something else. The Soma has a special kitchen for...

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  • Anassa Hotel Polis

    Polis Hotels

    Aphrodites Rd, Polis, 8830, Cyprus

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • The Wine Route....Kolios Winery

    Polis Things to Do

    Situated in the Paphos district on a mountain peak, the Winery is close to the village of Ayios Photios on the way to the Monastery of Chryssoroyiatissa. The grapes here are hand-picked and processed with the most recent wine technology not long after they are collected. The plentiful sunshine on the island the great height and other important...

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Pano Lefkara

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  • A long tradition

    Pano Lefkara Restaurants

    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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  • Silverware of Lefkara

    Pano Lefkara Local Customs

    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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  • Local Dishes and Mediterranean Cuisine!

    Pano Lefkara Restaurants

    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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Pissouri

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  • A Great Night out

    Pissouri Nightlife

    A very friendly bar with a very good restaurant, an outside sport bar and pool area, also room for rent

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  • Columbia Beachotel

    Pissouri Hotels

    The hotel is situated away from busy towns, highways and tourist attractions, which is his dignity,...

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  • An absolute Gem

    Pissouri Restaurants

    This is a little gem of a restaurant. We were staying with friends and they took us to Limanaki where we all shared a meze. The food was just fantastic with explanations given for each dish by very enthusiastic and attentive front of house staff. The restaurant itself is very well thought out and has air-conditioning inside which is a must on the...

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Bellapais

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  • Bitter Lemons

    Bellapais Things to Do

    We paid a visit to the Bitter Lemons house while we were in Bellapais a couple of weeks ago & were lucky enough to be there on a day when the owners brother Mat was giving a talk & tour. We were given delicious refreshments & it was a really interesting morning. Also recommend the Gardens of Irini where we had lunch it was idyllic.

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  • Monastary

    Bellapais Things to Do

    Set four miles east of Kyrenia is the small village of 'Bellapais' and its claim to fame the old Monastary or Abbey as its sometimes called.Pitched on the side of a mountain,this twelth century Monastary is a fine example of Gothic architecture of the Lusignan Period.The Abbey comprises of a church,refectory,dormitary and storage rooms based around...

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  • Bitter Lemons!

    Bellapais Things to Do

    This plate sits above the doorway at Lawrence Durrells house. It commemorates both Durrell living in the house between 1953 and 1956, and the book he wrote (entitled "Bitter Lemons" describing the troubles and fighting that went on between the British, Greeks and Turks. It got fairly bloody at times. Durrell was himself British, but seemed to be...

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Paralimni

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Lophos

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  • Cyprus Electrical Outlet Type

    Lophos Favorites

    •Cyprus uses Type G The Type G electrical plug is a British three-pin rectangular blade plug that has a protective fuse inside to protect cords from high-current circuits. Type G outlets generally include safety switches.

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  • The Dams of Cyprus!

    Lophos Sports & Outdoors

    The dams are stocked with 17 species of fish. The most popular are: Trout, largemouth bass, carp, Tike perch, Roach, etc. Sixteen dams in Cyprus provide excellent fresh-water fishing opportunities throughout the year. These can be found:Lefkosia DistrictKafizes dam: 78km (48 miles), from Lefkosia. Northeast of Troodos mountain. Kalopanagiotis dam:...

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  • Angling in Dams

    Lophos Sports & Outdoors

    According to the revised Fisheries Law Cap, 170 of 1990, the Fisheries Regulations of 1990, Regulation12, special licenses must be obtained for those interested in angling in dams from: the Head Office of Fisheries Department in Nicosia, or from the District Offices of Fisheries Department. Licenses are personal and are issued to persons over 12...

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"KALOSORISATE'' -This means Welcome, and the welcome you get when you come to Cyprus is Warm and Friendly. There are many wonderful places to explore in Cyprus from beautiful beaches to places...