Beautiful Places in Cyprus – The Island of Love

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Floating on the waters of the European Mediterranean, the Eurasian island country of Cyprus is known as an odd mixture. Cyprus is the third largest island and the most popular tourist destination in the Mediterranean Sea. The Republic of Cyprus is a kaleidoscopic blend because the island’s cultural influences are dominated by Western Europe, while its geographic proximity to Asia and Africa gives it more than just a hint of the East.


The Republic of Cyprus is said to be the birthplace of Aphrodite - the Goddess of Love and Beauty, who emerged from the sea at Petra tou Romiou. Therefore, Cyprus has received its nickname as the “Island of Love” and has been renowned for numerous truly romantic and beautiful places for lovers. Let’s discover beautiful places in Cyprus – the Island of Love through photos as follows:


Cyprus is where visitors can walk along the shored and enjoy the beautiful sunsets or learn about the remote beaches on the Akamas

Cyprus is the place where visitors can walk along the shored and enjoy the beautiful sunsets or learn about the remote beaches on the Akamas


Paphos Castle

Paphos Castle


Located on the edge of Paphos harbour, Paphos Castle represents one among the most distinctive landmarks of Paphos city. The castle has been used as a warehouse for salt, a fortress, a prison and a backdrop to the annual open air Paphos cultural festival which takes place in September.


Temple to Apollo Ilatis outside the city of Limassol

Temple to Apollo Ilatis outside the city of Limassol


Orthodoxe Castle

Orthodoxe Castle


Let’s try to spend more of your time to enjoy the sights and sounds of this island paradise.

Let’s try to spend more of your time to enjoy the sights and sounds of this island paradise.


The Neolithic archeological site at Khirokitia

The Neolithic archeological site at Khirokitia


The Neolithic archeological site at Khirokitia on the island of Cyprus is known as one among the most important and best preserved prehistoric sites of the eastern Mediterranean. Dating from the Neolithic age, Khirokitia was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998.


The city of Limassol in Cyprus

The city of Limassol in Cyprus


The city of Limassol or Lemesos is the biggest port in the Mediterranean and the most important tourism, trade and service-providing centre in the area. Limassol is famous for its long cultural tradition with a great number of museums and archaeological sites and a wide spectrum of activities.

 

Beautiful Places in Cyprus – The Island of Love

 

Related links:

Cyprus Island - Cyprus Travel Guide

Visit Cyprus – The Island of Love !

Three Facts About Cyprus

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This article was published on 2011/06/16