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Larnaka is Cyprus’ oldest soul and 3rd largest City; the longest continually inhabited region of the island, with a history that dates back 10,000 years, and the most centrally positioned, offering easy access to other regions/resort areas. The defining features of Larnaka city include the bustling promenade of Foinikoudes - Larnaka town is also significant for both Christians and Moslems. The most revered monuments of the two are included in the main attractions of the city: the Church of Agios Lazaros, the patron saint of the town who Jesus resurrected and held dear as a friend; and the mosque of Hala Sultan – an important place of pilgrimage for Moslems that is flanked by the Salt Lake, which is one of the most important wetlands in Cyprus. In the summer the water evaporates and salt crystals can be seen. In winter you can see different species of birds besides thousand of flamingos, wild swans and other migrating birds at the salt lake. Larnaca is all seasons resort with many attractions & amenities, nice beaches, hotels, restaurant, authentic traditional villages & e.t.c. Oroklini & Pyla beach resort areas is Larnaca’s flagship destination, too


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Larnaca Salt Lake

Larnaka (Larnaca) Salt Lake is the second largest salt-lake in Cyprus and measures 2,2 square kilometres. In 1997 it was declared a protected area under Cypriot Law for the Prote­ction and Management of Nature and Wildlife and under the European Ha­ ...

Monuments & Sites

Agios Lazaros Church

Situated in the centre of Larnaka (Larnaca), the magnificent early 10th century stone church of Agios Lazaros is one of the most important surviving Byzantine monuments of Cyprus. It was built by Byzantine Emperor Leo VI in exchange for the ...

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Angeloktisti Church

This 11th century Byzantine church, whose name means “built by angels”, was erected over the ruins of an Early Christian basilica in Kiti. The original apse survived together with one of the finest pieces of Byzantine art of the Justinian  ...


Pierides Museum

The Pierides Museum is the oldest private museum in Cyprus, and is housed in the ancestral Pierides family home – a colonial-style building built in 1815. The museum’s comprehensive collection was assembled by the Pierides family and includes some of the ...

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Hala Sultan Tekke

Located some 6,5 kilometres from Larnaka (Larnaca) overlooking the Salt Lake, Hala Sultan Tekke is the grave of Umm Haram, wife of Ouvadas Ibn – as Samiz, a general of Moavias who was the leader of the first Arabic invasion of the ...

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Larnaka Fort / Medieval Castle

Located at the end of the Foinikoudes promenade, the Medieval Castle of Larnaka (Larnaca) (also referred to as Larnaka Fort) is believed to have been originally built during the Middle Ages, and took its present form during the Ottoman rule, ...


Archaeological Museum of the Larnaka

Larnaka (Larnaca) District Archaeological Museum houses a large collection of archaeological finds from the whole district of Larnaka, including the ancient city-kingdom of Kition, and the main Neolithic settlements of Choirokitia and Tenta – Kalavasos. Exhibits include artefacts from the Neolithic ...

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Kition Archaeological Site

The architectural ruins of the ancient city-kingdom of Kition provide the first clear evidence that the Mycenaean Achaeans arrived in Larnaka (Larnaca) in the 13th century BC and stayed until the end of the 11th century BC. The Phoenicians inhabited ...

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Choirokoitia Archaeological site

The archaeological site of Choirokoitia is a remarkably well-preserved settlement from the Neolithic Age that has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998. Remains from all phases of the Neolithic Age are evident in the settlement, and provide ...

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Stavrovouni Monastery

Perched on a rocky peak, Stavrovouni means Mountain of the Cross. According to tradition; it was founded in the 4th century by the mother of Konstantine the Great, Agia Eleni, who left a fragment of the miraculous Holy Cross at ...