Cyprus travel: All about Cyprus tourist attractions

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Cyprus is an island nation located in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Home of some of the oldest water wells in the world, this beautiful country is a member of the Commonwealth. Cyprus has a sub-tropical climate. Cyprus travel is an amazing experience.

About Cyprus

About Cyprus

Here is a brief about Cyprus tourist attractions.

Khirokitia Village 

This picturesque village is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is well-known for it prehistoric sites. Six excavations were carried out between 1934 and 1946. This closed village is almost cut off from the outside village.

Cedar Valley

Nature lovers will definitely like Cedar valley. You will find more than 200,000 cedar trees in this region. You can be assured of peace and quiet in Cedar valley. If you are lucky, you may see moufflon, a species of wild sheep.

Larnaca Salt Lake

This complex network of four salt lakes has a surface area of more than 2.2 square km. Well-known for its picturesque beauty, it houses 85 species of water birds. It is a protected area.

Ayia Napa

Located in the southern coast of Cyprus, this resort is famous for is beautiful sandy beaches. LikeIbiza, Ayia Napa is a popular party destination. Water skiing, wind surfing, speed boating, canoeing and scuba diving are some popular activities in the region. Waterworld Waterpark is a major tourist attraction in Ayia Napa.

Lefkara

This small village is famous for its lace and silver handicrafts. The folklore museum located here gives you an idea of how life in ancient Cyprus. Leonardo da Vinci is believed to have bought here for the main altar of the Duomo di Milano.

Paphos Castle

Located in the edge of the Paphos Harbor, this castle has served as a fortress, a prison and even a warehouse of salt. It is one of the main attractions during the annual open air Paphos cultural festival which takes place in the month of September. Coral Bay beach attracts most number of tourists in the region.

Mosque of Hala Saltan Tekke

Located in Larnace, this prominent Muslim shrine is open to all. You can find Ottoman inscription dated 4th March, 1813 here. The beautiful garden here is well-maintained. This shrine is revered by all Muslims.

Cyprus offers something of the other for every one. Cyprus travel experience is sure to linger in your memory for a long time.

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