Sightseeing in Limassol

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The Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates

The Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates

The sanctuary is located about 2,5 kilometres west of the ancient town of Kourion. It was one of the main religious centres of ancient Cyprus, where Apollo was worshipped as god of the woodlands. It s...

Oleastro Olive Park

Oleastro Olive Park

Ideally situated, half way between Pafos and Limassol, gazing the pick of Troodos Mountain to the north and overlooking the Episkopi bay to the south, the Olive Park Oleastro is 3 km past the pictures...

Agiou Andreou Pedestrian Street

Agiou Andreou Pedestrian Street

Start from the old port roundabout around the castle to Agiou Andreou street, and end up at the historic city center. Limassol has so many different faces! Explore each one and you will experience uni...

Carob Museum and Pastelopoieio Black Gold

Carob Museum and Pastelopoieio Black Gold

The Carob Museum and Pastellopoieio was built in 1990, at a time when carobs were a major export of Cyprus. They were used to make a wide variety of products such as photographic film plates. The m...

Local Archaeological Kourion Museum

Local Archaeological Kourion Museum

The Local Archaeological Kourion Museum was opened in December 1969. While visiting the museum you will see a large number of exhibits from the Temple of Apollon Hylates as well as settlemen...

Cyprus Wine Museum

Cyprus Wine Museum

A journey into 5500 years of Cyprus wine history. The  Cyprus Wine Museum is located at the birthplace of  the European Wine, Erimi village, with a wine history of more than 5500 years. &nbs...

Chantara Waterfalls

Chantara Waterfalls

The waterfall in Phini is located in Hantara area. Undoubtedly, the waterfall, an exquisite creation of nature, enchants and impresses all visitors. Access to the remarkable waterfall is possible o...

Limassol Marina

Limassol Marina

Limassol Marina is an exclusive waterfront development designed by a world-renowned team of architects and engineers. It combines elegant residences and a full service marina with an enticing mix of r...

Cape Aspro Nature Trail

Cape Aspro Nature Trail

Cape Aspro is a cape and is located in Limassol. The estimate terrain elevation above sea level is 255 meters. A fantastic hike from the Pissouri bay to the Cape Aspro. It’s a long dista...

Omodos Village

Omodos Village

Full of beautiful traditional houses and other interesting buildings. Omodos village has maintained its typical Cypriot tradition alive. Arriving at Omodos it is worth visiting the chapel of the Ap...

Lady Thetis & Constandis Wreck

Lady Thetis & Constandis Wreck

Lady Thetis was a pleasure cruise ship. Ship construction in Germany and was registered in the Register of Cypriot Ships where it operated for a long time. It sank in 2014, along with the fishing boat...

Municipal Folk Art Museum

Municipal Folk Art Museum

The renovated building housing the Municipal Museum showcases collections of 19th and 20th century Cypriot folk art. Over 500 exhibits are displayed in six rooms. These include interesting urban...

Finikaria Hiking Trail

Finikaria Hiking Trail

An amazing view is waiting for you as you hike up the mountain on the other side of the valley from the village. Admire beautiful views of Finikaria, the Germasogeia Dam, Limassol and Akrot...

Kolossi Medieval Castle

Kolossi Medieval Castle

The castle is located at the south edge of Kolossi village, which is situated on a coastal plain about 11 kilometres west of Limassol. It is one of the most important extant fortification works o...

Medieval Castle

Medieval Castle

The Medieval Castle of Lemesos, situated near the old harbour in the heart of the historical centre of the city of Lemesos, houses the Medieval Collection of the Cyprus Museum. Although there existed...

Amathous Archaeological Site

Amathous Archaeological Site

The ancient town of Amathous is one of the top sightseeings of Cyprus, situated on the south coast of the island, about 7 km east of Limassol. Traces of the earliest human presence, dating t...

Polemidia National Park

Polemidia National Park

Polemidia National Forest Park is an area of 125 hectares and is situated at a distance of 6 km north of the city centre of Limassol.  The objectives of the park are the following: Its p...

Kourion

Kourion

The hill of Kourion, on which the Acropolis of the ancient city-kingdom developed, occupies a dominant position on the coast 4 km southwest of the village of Episkopi. Kourion was an important city-ki...

The Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates

One of the most important sanctuaries of ancient Cyprus

The sanctuary is located about 2,5 kilometres west of the ancient town of Kourion. It was one of the main religious centres of ancient Cyprus, where Apollo was worshipped as god of the woodlands. It seems that the worship of Apollo on this site began as early as the 8th century B.C. and continued until the 4th century A.D. The majority of the monuments as they can be seen today belong to the site's 1st century AD restorations. A wall from which one could enter the site via the Kourion Gate a...

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Oleastro Olive Park

The leader in the Cypriot organic olive oil market

Ideally situated, half way between Pafos and Limassol, gazing the pick of Troodos Mountain to the north and overlooking the Episkopi bay to the south, the Olive Park Oleastro is 3 km past the picturesque village of Anogyra, famous for its unspoiled traditional character. The Olive Park Oleastro is unique, featuring aspects of the 60,000 years of the civilization of the olive, such as extraction methods, farming activities, representations of excavations, the olive tree in painting, profession...

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Agiou Andreou Pedestrian Street

To feel the city of Limassol, you have to walk to St. Andrew's pedestrian street.

Start from the old port roundabout around the castle to Agiou Andreou street, and end up at the historic city center. Limassol has so many different faces! Explore each one and you will experience unique moments.   

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Carob Museum and Pastelopoieio Black Gold

An interesting insight into how they use the carob bean

The Carob Museum and Pastellopoieio was built in 1990, at a time when carobs were a major export of Cyprus. They were used to make a wide variety of products such as photographic film plates. The museum is a stone-built traditional building where the visitor can watch the processing of locust. In the pastry shop, which is located in the same place behind the museum, one can watch the demonstration of pasta production and try various carob dishes. Open everyday: 9:00- 19:00  Entranc...

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Local Archaeological Kourion Museum

An educational trip to the museum. The best choice!

The Local Archaeological Kourion Museum was opened in December 1969. While visiting the museum you will see a large number of exhibits from the Temple of Apollon Hylates as well as settlements and tombs found in the surrounding area. Of particular interest are a three-member family skeletons who lost their lives in the terrible earthquake of 365 AD which destroyed the city of Kourion. Working hours Monday, - Friday: 8.00 - 15.30 Saturday, Sunday: Closed Entrance price: &eu...

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Cyprus Wine Museum

A must for wine lovers!

A journey into 5500 years of Cyprus wine history. The  Cyprus Wine Museum is located at the birthplace of  the European Wine, Erimi village, with a wine history of more than 5500 years.   The wine museum is located at the most important historical and trade crossroad of the island: The road between the ancient town of Kourion and the Commandaria Castle (Kolossi Castle) known as Knights Street and the road that leads to the wine villages of Limassol.   It features a uniq...

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Chantara Waterfalls

An exquisite creation of nature

The waterfall in Phini is located in Hantara area. Undoubtedly, the waterfall, an exquisite creation of nature, enchants and impresses all visitors. Access to the remarkable waterfall is possible only through a “pleasant and short path”. The waterfall emerges through a wild landscape filled with “platans, pine trees”, and local kinds of trees and bushes. The scents and odors of lavender and sage, in combination with “the sound of water falling, the sweet singing...

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Limassol Marina

An exclusive waterfront development

Limassol Marina is an exclusive waterfront development designed by a world-renowned team of architects and engineers. It combines elegant residences and a full service marina with an enticing mix of restaurants and shops, to create a lifestyle uniquely shaped by 'living on the sea'.  

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Cape Aspro Nature Trail

It’s a long distant trail, but you have to believe us that it is worth it

Cape Aspro is a cape and is located in Limassol. The estimate terrain elevation above sea level is 255 meters. A fantastic hike from the Pissouri bay to the Cape Aspro. It’s a long distant trail, but you have to believe us that it is worth it.

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Omodos Village

One of the most famous and picturesque wine villages of Cyprus!

Full of beautiful traditional houses and other interesting buildings. Omodos village has maintained its typical Cypriot tradition alive. Arriving at Omodos it is worth visiting the chapel of the Apostle Philip, which is the oldest of all the chapels in Omodos and it is located in the ‘Pente Litharia’ area of the village. It is speculated that in ancient times this chapel was once an altar to the Greek god Apollo, this is because there is a large ancient laurel...

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Lady Thetis & Constandis Wreck

Where every dive is an adventure

Lady Thetis was a pleasure cruise ship. Ship construction in Germany and was registered in the Register of Cypriot Ships where it operated for a long time. It sank in 2014, along with the fishing boat Konstantis, as part of the Marine Park, in the Dassoudi area in Limassol. It took years of planning to begin the long-awaited sinking of the wreck for Cyprus. The CDCA hopes that this will be a domino phenomenon to sink more shipwrecks around Cyprus, making an artificial submarine reef to b...

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Municipal Folk Art Museum

Includes one of the most important collections of Cypriot folk art and handicraft!

The renovated building housing the Municipal Museum showcases collections of 19th and 20th century Cypriot folk art. Over 500 exhibits are displayed in six rooms. These include interesting urban attire, traditional costumes, furniture, wood carvings, embroidery and jewellery. In 1989 the museum awarded the “Europa Nostra” award. WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday 07:45 – 14:45

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Finikaria Hiking Trail

An amazing view is waiting for you

An amazing view is waiting for you as you hike up the mountain on the other side of the valley from the village. Admire beautiful views of Finikaria, the Germasogeia Dam, Limassol and Akrotiri, plus the mountains and villages to the north and east. The trail starts out pretty wide but soon narrows and is fairly rocky. Overlooking the dam of Germasogeia and the sea, the path is a circular path, 1.5 km away, it is an opportunity for walking and studying the nature, flora and...

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Kolossi Medieval Castle

Οne of the most important fortifications of Medieval Cyprus

The castle is located at the south edge of Kolossi village, which is situated on a coastal plain about 11 kilometres west of Limassol. It is one of the most important extant fortification works of the Frankish period, an impressive, square, well-built building comprised of three floors. It was built in 1210 by the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (Knights Hospitallers) as the seat of the Supreme military commandment, Grande Commanderie, from where Commandaria wine later took it...

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Medieval Castle

Journey back to the time of a city!

The Medieval Castle of Lemesos, situated near the old harbour in the heart of the historical centre of the city of Lemesos, houses the Medieval Collection of the Cyprus Museum. Although there existed earlier architectural phases of an older and larger structure, the present edifice dates to the period of Ottoman rule. Archaeological investigation within the castle, revealed that it was built over an Early Christian basilica (4th-7th century A.D.) and a Middle Byzantine monument (10th-11th c...

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Amathous Archaeological Site

A place you must visit!

The ancient town of Amathous is one of the top sightseeings of Cyprus, situated on the south coast of the island, about 7 km east of Limassol. Traces of the earliest human presence, dating to the Neolithic period, have been detected on the hills neighboring Amathous. During the Archaic period the town acquired special wealth as one of the Kingdoms of Cyprus and had remarkable commercial relations both with the Aegean and the Syropalestinian coast. Amathous has not preserved a foun...

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Polemidia National Park

A day in nature with a variety of recreational facilities!

Polemidia National Forest Park is an area of 125 hectares and is situated at a distance of 6 km north of the city centre of Limassol.  The objectives of the park are the following: Its protection and conservation as an important green area. Recreation. Environmental education for the public. Recreational Facilities: 1. Picnic area 2. Childrens’ playground 3. Nature trails 4. Observation points 5. Kiosk 6. Sports grounds 7. Sports trail 8. Amphitheatre 9. Museum...

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Kourion

Enjoy musical and theatrical performances

The hill of Kourion, on which the Acropolis of the ancient city-kingdom developed, occupies a dominant position on the coast 4 km southwest of the village of Episkopi. Kourion was an important city-kingdom in antiquity and it is considered one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus. An amazing theater was built in the 2nd century BC but what has preserved today dates to the Roman period with 2nd and 3rd century A.D. additions and restorations. In the curved aud...

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