|#1 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~10.60 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Amathus Beach
|#2 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~15.56 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Heroes Square
|#3 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~15.99 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Limassol Castle
The castle is situated near the old harbour and it is build in typical 12th century structure. At a later date it is restored by the Venetians. Although the structure is not very impressive today, it is still of its own historical importance. And there is a quite interesting medieval museum inside, which is worth a visit. Opening Hours: Mon - Fri from 7.30am till 5pm, Sat from 9am till 5pm. Entrance is free. Tel.: (05) 330 419
|#4 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
Larnaca Salt Lake
~19.46 miles from Kalavasos city center
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Larnaca Salt Lake (Greek: ????? ????a?a?; Turkish: Larnaka Tuz Gölü) lies to the west of the town of Larnaca. It is a complex network of four salt lakes (3 of them interconnected) of different sizes. The largest is lake Aliki followed by lake Orphani, lake Soros and lake Spiro. They form the second largest salt lake in Cyprus after the Limassol Salt Lake. The total surface area of the lakes adds up to 2.2 km² and being just off the road leading to Larnaca International Airport is one of the most distinctive landmarks of the area. It is considered one of the most important wetlands of Cyprus and it has been declared a Ramsar site, Natura 2000 site, Special Protected Area under the Barcelona Convention and an Important Bird Area (IBA). It is surrounded by halophytic scrubland and on its bank...
|#5 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
Hala Sultan Tekke
~19.48 miles from Kalavasos city center
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Hala Sultan Tekke or the Mosque of Umm Haram is a very prominent Muslim shrine near Larnaca, on the island of Cyprus. Umm Haram (Hala Sultan is the Turkish language name) was the Islamic prophet Muhammad's wet nurse and the wife of Ubada bin al-Samit. Most accounts[weasel words] establish a connection between the site and the death of Umm Haram during the first Arab raids on Cyprus under the Caliph Muawiyah between 647 and 649, which were later pursued throughout the Umayyad and the Abbasid periods. According to these accounts, Umm Haram, being of very old age, had fallen from her mule and had died during a siege of Larnaca. She was buried near the salt lake and her grave became a sacred shrine. The shrine, and later the mosque and the whole complex was named after her. Ac...
|#6 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~19.66 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Larnaca Aqueduct
The Old Aqueduct known as "The Kamares", stands outside the town on the way to Limassol. It was built by the Ottoman Governor Koca Bekir Pasha in Roman style in 1745 to carry water from a source about 6 miles south of Larnaka into the town. The aqueduct is illuminated at night.
|#7 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~20.20 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to GSZ Stadium
Neo GSZ Stadium or Gymnastic Club Zenon Stadium (Greek: G?µ?ast???? S??????? ?????; G.S.?.) is a multi-purpose stadium in Larnaca, Cyprus. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of AEK Larnaca FC and Alki Larnaca FC. The stadium holds 13,032 people and the owner of that stadium is the Gymnastic Club Zeno which took its name from the native philosopher of Larnaca Zeno of Citium. Before the merge of Pezoporikos and EPA Larnaca into the new football club AEK, it was the home of those two clubs.In 2006 it hosted the Cypriot Cup final between APOEL and AEK Larnaca, where APOEL won 3-2. However the greatest event that was hosted in the Larnaca Stadium was the final for the 1998 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship between Republic of Ireland and Germany...
|#8 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
Ayios Lazaros Church
~21.54 miles from Kalavasos city center
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|#9 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~21.64 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Larnaca Castle
Along the beach, near Ankara Street you will immediately see Larnaca Castle. It was built in 1625 and originally served as a prison. From its promenade walls, enjoy a view of the Scala Quarter with its Buyuk Kebir Cami (mosque) - formerly one of Larnaca's Turkish neighbourhoods. Today the castle houses an impressive archaeological museum, built like a labyrinth and dedicated to ancient Kition and later periods.
|#10 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~21.81 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Finikoudes Beach
Phinikoudes Beach is a beach hot spot for tourists and locals alike. There are plenty of sports available and the water is just right. Makenzie Beach is long, white and palm tree lined. Scuba and snorkelling are fantastic and the water is so inviting! The top rated Blue Flag Larnaca beaches include Kastella Beach, Makenzie Beach and Phinikoudes Beach. Bask in the sun and enjoy an unforgettable beach holiday in Cyprus.
|#11 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~21.85 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Europe Square
|#12 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~21.92 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Larnaca Harbour
|#13 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
Neo GSP Stadium
~23.54 miles from Kalavasos city center
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The Pancyprian Gymnastic Association Stadium (GSP Stadium) (Greek: St?d?? G?µ?ast???? S??????? "?a ?a???p??a") is a football stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus. Although small by international standards, it is the largest stadium in Cyprus, with a capacity of 22,859 and was built in 1999. It serves as the home stadium for the Nicosia Clubs of APOEL,Olympiakos Nicosia and AC Omonia. The Cyprus national football team has also played home games there in the past. It was also the name of the Old GSP Stadium which was at the centre of Nicosia with capacity of 12,000. People are encouraged to pronounce GSP as "Gha See Pee" rather than the English "Gee Es Pee".The new GSP Stadium opened for use on 6 October 1999. The complex has three arenas: a football stadium, an athletics stadium and an auxiliary fo...
|#14 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~24.22 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Kourion Ruins
The ruins of Kourion, near the modern town of Episkopi, is located on one of the most fertile spots in the island, with extensive ruins and including well-preserved mosaics. Also of interest are the public baths, the Nymphaeum, the necropolis, the Fountain House, House of Gladiators and House of Achilles. The most spectacular site at Kourion is the Greco-Roman theatre, or forum (pictured), that has been completely restored (with the Mediterranean as a backdrop) and is used today for open air musical and theatrical performances. It is one of the venues for the International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama.Many artifacts were removed from Kourion by the notorious treasure hunter, Luigi Palma di Cesnola, in the late 19th century who served as Consul to Cyprus for the United States. These ...
|#15 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~24.39 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Amathus Ruins
|#16 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~25.40 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Makario Stadium
Makario Stadium is an all seater multi purpose stadium in Nicosia, Cyprus. It was the largest and main sports venue of the capital up to the construction of the new GSP stadium in 1999. At present it is mostly used for football matches and is the home ground of Digenis Morphou. The stadium holds 16,000 seated spectators. The playing field is surrounded by a running track and can be adapted to hold most track and filed events. Apart from corporate boxes and the press centre there are no coverings for spectators.It is build in the Nicosia suburb of Makedonitissa in close proximity to the grounds of the Cyprus State Fair with which it shares a large car park.Over the years it has served as the home ground for Nicosia teams such as AC Omonia APOEL and Olympiakos. The Cypriot national team ...
|#17 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
University of Cyprus
~26.84 miles from Kalavasos city center
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The University of Cyprus (UCY) (in Turkish: Kibris Üniversitesi) is a public coeducational university established by the Republic of Cyprus in 1989. It admitted its first students in 1992 and has currently approximately 3,500 students (2004/2005). It was the first university to be established in Cyprus.Based in the Capital of Cyprus, Nicosia. Teaching is mainly in Greek. The official languages are Greek and Turkish, but only a few Turkish speakers are registered. Since September 2005, the University's credit point system is based on ECTS. Turkish Cypriots who hold a six-year high-school diploma are eligible for admission upon passing special examinations set by the University.Those eligible to participate in the entrance examination for the University of Cyprus are Cypriot citizens o...
|#18 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
Freedom Square (Platia Eleftherias)
~27.34 miles from Kalavasos city center
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Freedom Square (Platia Eleftherias) is found at the southern end of Ledra Street, alongside the D'Avila Bastion. It is a major link between the old (walled) and new cities.Originally built as a wooden bridge in 1882 in order to aid transport within the rapidly expanding city, it was replaced with a concrete one, which survives to this day.Before being given its current name, it was known as Metaxas Square, in honour of the Greek dictator General Mataxas, who during the second Word War, refused to give Mussolini permission to cross on to Greek territories (An act celebrated on the 28th October every year).Freedom Square is not actually a square. Rather it is a 4-lane one-way street linking the two parts of the city. It has long been the focus of high profile events in the city, ...
|#19 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~27.45 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Cyprus Museum
The Cyprus Museum (also known as the Cyprus Archaeological Museum) is the oldest and largest archaeological museum in Cyprus. It houses artefacts discovered during numerous excavations on the island. The museum is home to the most extensive collection of Cypriot antiquities in the world and is located on Museum street in central Nicosia. Its history goes hand in hand with the course of modern archaeology (and the Department of Antiquities) in Cyprus. Of note is that only artefacts discovered on the island are displayed.
|#20 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~27.50 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Municipal Theater
Across from the Cyprus Museum are the municipal gardens. These are full of trees and flowers and provide a welcome relief from the rush of the city. There are two small aviaries, one near the entrance and one near the children's playground containing larger birds, including vultures. Also in the gardens is the municipal theater which has regular productions of Greek and international plays and is home to the state subsidized theater.
|#21 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~27.77 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Famagusta Gate
The Famagusta Gate, part of the fortified medieval town wall of Nicosia, is a historic relic bequeathed to us by the island's turbulent past.Originally it was called by the Venetians "Porta Guiliana" in honour of the military engineer who designed the wall, Count Savorgnano. In those days, the Gate was also known as "Porta di Sotto" (Lower Gate), because of the difference in level from the outside. The Turks in their turn called it "Taht-el-kaleh".Once it served no military purpose, Famagusta Gate became just one of the entrances into the city of Nicosia, though clearly a colourful one; an intriguing landmark and market place.Throughout its long history the Gate witnessed the ups and downs of the city, and the sorrows and happy occasions of its travellers and its people. As lat...
|#22 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
~28.17 miles from Kalavasos city center
Hotels Close to Kyrenia Gate
The Kyrenia Gate is one of the three entrances to the city built by the Venetians. The gate was originally called the "Porta Del Proveditore".Kyrenia gate has undergone several changes since its Venetian days. In 1821 the Turks restored it and added a square chamber with a domed roof, and in 1931 the British demolished the section of the walls around it to facilitate the traffic into and out of the city.
|#23 of 24 Things To Do in Kalavasos|
National Struggle Museum
~28.23 miles from Kalavasos city center
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DescriptionThe National Struggle Museum is located behind the Old Archbishopric. It contains documents, photographs and other memorabilia of the 1955-1959 National Liberation Struggle and from the 1974 Turkish invasion.Hobbies & Activities category: Historical museum; Photo collection, exhibit
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Kyrenia Old Yacht Harbour
~29.73 miles from Kalavasos city center
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