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Monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats

Monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats

Calendar 11 Jan 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The monastery of Saint Nicholas of the Cats is located south of the largest lake in Cyprus: Limassol's Salt Lake. It's one of the oldest monasteries in Cyprus and according to legend, it was created by Saint Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great in the 4th century.
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Church of Panagia tis Asinou

Church of Panagia tis Asinou

Calendar 27 Jun 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The church of Panagia Phorviotissa, better known as Panagia of Asinou is a small church dedicated to the Virgin of Phorbia. It contains some of the finest Byzantine wall paintings on the island, dating from the 12th to the 17th century and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Baths of Aphrodite

Baths of Aphrodite

Calendar 23 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The Baths of Aphrodite is natural grotto in the Akamas Peninsula where Aphrodite used to bathe. A magical place which brought Aphrodite and Adonis together and set a beginning of their love story.
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Fort Victoria

Fort Victoria

Calendar 18 Aug 2015
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Ghana Ghana
Fort Victoria was one of a chain of 3 lookout posts built on the hills in the town of Cape Coast around Cape Coast Castle. In 1837 the present Fort Victoria was built on the ruins of its predecessor as a small but strong fort.
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Kolossi Castle

Kolossi Castle

Calendar 20 Nov 2017
Editor By Dana Ungureanu
Cyprus Cyprus
Kolossi Castle - the former Crusader stronghold is located in the village of Kolossi. The initial construction, a fortress was built in the 13th century. The current castle was built on top of it in the 15th century. The castle belonged to the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem but in the 14th century it was overtaken by Knights Templar.
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Tower of Regina

Tower of Regina

Calendar 02 Apr 2019
Editor By Jane van Bussel
Cyprus Cyprus
The Tower of Regina is a small stone tower used as an old observatory. It was built between 1489-1570, is only one of the few surviving towers from the Venetian occupation in Cyprus and can be seen from many miles away. Come and visit this piece of Venetian History in Cyprus.
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Kykkos Monastery

Kykkos Monastery

Calendar 11 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The Monastery of Kykkos is the richest and most lavish of the monasteries of Cyprus. Situated on a mountain peak it is a place that will leave you breathless.
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The Ancient city of Palaipafos

The Ancient city of Palaipafos

Calendar 04 May 2018
Editor By Edite Strautmane
Cyprus Cyprus
The archaeological site of Palaipafos or 'Old Pafos' reveals many historical facts about legendary Goddess of Love - Aphrodite and the life in ancient times in the village of Kouklia.
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