What to See in Cyprus

By | July 18, 2022


Thereare many historical monuments in Nicosia. Most of them are located within the so-called Old Town. Previously, this territory was the heart of the city, but with the arrival of the Turks and the division of Nicosia lost its meaning in two parts. The old town is surrounded by a medieval rampart built by the Venetians between 1567 and 1570. All the main attractions are located inside the fortress walls. The quaint architecture of the city bears the imprint of Frankish, Venetian and Turkish influences. Narrow cobblestone streets are often only open to pedestrians. Not far from the main square of the city is the old renovated Laiki Itonia quarter. It conveys the atmosphere of the early 20th century. Its houses, numerous cafes and shops attract many tourists. As in any capital, Nicosia is home to the most important museums in Cyprus.. They acquaint visitors with the history of the island, folk art, iconography of Byzantium, starting from the 9th century, European religious and mythological painting. It is impossible not to visit the Archaeological Museum, which houses exhibits from the Neolithic period until the end of the era of Roman rule. The most important architectural monument is the house of Hadjigeorgakis Kornessios, a wealthy dragoman (intermediary between the Turkish authorities of Cyprus and the Greek community). Inside, the furnishings that combine Turkish and Byzantine styles have been preserved – columns and marble fountains, a garden, and magnificent carpets.

According to Top-mba-universities, Cyprus.the churches of Nicosia amaze with their magnificent iconostases. The main churches are St. John’s Cathedral, St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, Fanaromeni Church, Chrysaliniotissa Church, Tripioti Church.

The Nicosia Municipal Theater hosts an extensive program of performances and concerts throughout the year.

Not far from the capital there are such historical monuments as the church of the 12th century in the village of Asinu, the royal tombs of Tamassos, the ancient kingdom of Idalion.

Kykkos Monastery

near Nicosia Kykkos Monastery is located in the Troodos mountains at an altitude of 1250 m. It is the largest and richest on the island. Pilgrims flock here all year round. The monastery was founded in 1100 by the Byzantine emperor Alexios Komnenos and dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The monastery houses one of the three surviving icons painted by St. Luke. The monastery houses a well-known museum with a rich collection of icons, wood carvings, manuscripts and other Cypriot antiquities. The nearby Troodos Mountains are also home to 9 Byzantine churches, richly decorated with frescoes and drawings, which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.


This city is an amazing combination of antiquity and modernity. The most famous sights are the Roman Villa of Dionysus, included in the UNESCO world cultural heritage list, the tombs of the Roman nobility, striking with their majestic architecture, the castle of forty columns, the churches of Panagia Theoskepasti and Agia Kyriaki.

26 km from Paphos is the place where, according to legend, the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite, was born from the sea foam. This place, with bizarre rocks and crystal clear sea, is truly divine.


This city is located between the two ancient city-states of Amathus and Curium. Amathus is located 5 km east of Limassol. The remains of the walls of the old harbor and the ruins of an early Christian basilica have been preserved from it. Curium was once an important cultural, political and religious center. From that era, we have inherited antique mosaics, a colonnade, a theater. In the vicinity of Curium are the ancient stadium and the sanctuary of Apollo.

Byzantine churches. Visiting churches in the villages of Galata, Kakopetria, Asinu. The path passes through the Troo dos mountains, on the slopes of which there are many ancient villages.

“Cyprus night”. A trip to one of the taverns of the island, where you can taste national cuisine, listen to Greek and Cypriot music, watch folk dances.


Journey in jeeps through the most inaccessible and wild places in Cyprus.

Fishing It is offered to sunbathe and relax on board the yacht, as well as to get acquainted with the inhabitants of the sea and, possibly, to catch them.

Water park There are two water parks in Cyprus – not far from Ayia Napa and in the Limassol district. Both of them offer many attractions.

Cruises You can take cruises to Israel, Egypt or Lebanon.

What to See in Cyprus