Things to do in Cyprus

Cyprus ( ( listen); Greek: Κύπρος [ˈcipros]; Turkish: Kıbrıs [ˈkɯbɾɯs]), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Greek: Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Turkish: Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean, located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel, north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece. The earliest known human activity on the island dates to around the 10th millennium BC. Archaeo

Gialia Monastery

The Gialia Monastery (Georgian: ღალია, Ğalia; Greek: Γιαλιά) is the ruined medieval Georgian Orthodox monastery at the village of Gialia, Paphos Distr

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Panagidia Galaktotrofousa monastery

Panagia Galaktotrofousa monastery (Greek: Ιερά Μονή Παναγίας Γαλακτοτροφούσας) is a small Christian Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary an

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Kantara monastery

Kantara monastery is a monastery in Cyprus dedicated to Panagia Kantariotissa, or Our Lady of Kantara. It lies on the southern slopes of the Northern

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Trooditissa Monastery

Trooditissa Monastery, (Greek: Τροοδίτισσα) is situated on the southern slopes of the Troödos Mountains on the island of Cyprus. It is an orthodox mon

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Panagia tou Araka

The Panagia tou Araka or Arakos (Greek: Παναγία του Άρακα or Άρακος) is a middle Byzantine Orthodox church located in Cyprus. It stands as one of the

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Agios Neophytos Monastery

Saint Neophytos Monastery (Greek: Ιερά Μονή Αγίου Νεοφύτου) lies 15 km west of Paphos, is one of the best-known monasteries in Cyprus. It was founded

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Tombs of the Kings (Paphos)

The Tombs of the Kings (Greek: Τάφοι των Βασιλέων [ˈtafi ton vasiˈleon], Turkish: Kral Mezarları) is a large necropolis lying about two kilometres nor

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Cyprus Museum

The Cyprus Museum (also known as the Cyprus Archaeological Museum) is the oldest and largest archaeological museum in Cyprus. The museum houses artefa

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Mount Olympus (Cyprus)

Olympus, or Chionistra, (Greek: Όλυμπος or Greek: Χιονίστρα) at 1,952 metres (6,404 ft), is the highest point in Cyprus. It is located in the Troodos

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