Larnaca Attractions

Attractions in Larnaca

Church Of Saint Lazarus

Church Of Saint Lazarus in Larnaca is set at the Saint Lazarus Square. It is a Byzantine church with Frankish Gothic architecture influence. The baroque iconostasis is unique. Visitors will find it interesting to explore the historic cemetery.

Phinikoudes Beach

Phinikoudes Beach is highly visited both from tourists and locals due to clear waters, ample parking and all necessary facilities including access for the disabled. Restaurants, hotels cafeterias and mini markets are only a few steps form the beach.

Larnaca Fort

Larnaca Fort is located at the west end of the sea front promenade right on the beach enjoying views of Larnaca marina and Phoinikoudes Beach. Visitors can admire the archaeological findings exhibited at the Medieval Museum housed in the castle.

Ancient Kition

Ancient Kition is an archaeological site located in Larnaca town center. It is the remains of an ancient settlement dating to the 13th century B.C. Visitors will admire the ruins of the Cyclopean Walls and the Phoenician temple of Astarte.

Choirokoitia

Choirokoitia is a Neotlithic settlement located west of Larnaca, featuring significant findings and remains. As one of the most important prehistoric sites in the eastern Mediterranean, it suggests an interesting educational excursion for all ages.

Kalavassos - Tenta Neolithic Settlement

Kalavassos - Tenta Neolithic Settlement is located in Larnaca region at 40 kilometers from the city. It is an important prehistoric settlement and suggests an interesting excursion for those who appreciate history.

Stavrovouni Monastery

Stavrovouni Monastery rises on the tip of a rocky mount in the range of Troodos in Larnaca region. It is dedicated to the Holy Cross as a relic of the Cross is kept there. The views from the top are breathtaking. Only men can enter the Monastery.

Larnaca District Archeological Museum

Larnaca District Archeological Museum exhibits findings from Larnaca area like the city-kingdom of Kition and the prehistoric settlement of Choirokoitia and Kalavassos. The findings include jewellery, Mycenaean ceramics and Cypro-Minoan inscriptions.

Hala Sultan Tekke

Hala Sultan Tekke is dedicated to Umm Haram, an Arab general's wife who died in the area during Moavia's Arab invasions to Cyprus. Built close to the Larnaca Salt Lake among palm trees it forms a romantic scenery.

Kamares Aqueduct

Kamares Aqueduct is an old water supply system that was constructed during the Ottoman period conducting water from Tremithos River to several public fountains in Larnaca. Visitors can explore the remains of the aqueduct just outside Larnaca city.

Pierides Museum

Pierides Museum is founded by Pierides Foundation in 1974. The Museum main purpose is to protect the Greek Art in Greece as well as Cyprus. The visitors can see a large collection of the Greek's Nation Art.

Tamassos City Kingdom

The Tamassos City Kingdom was one of the 10 kingdoms of Cyprus since the Empire of Assyrians and was described as an industrial city of mines and workshops. Excavations in the area resulted in the discovery parts of the original city dating from the Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic eras

Idalion City Kingdom

The ancient Idalion Kingdom was among the 11 cities of Cyprus listed on the Kings Saragon stele. Idalion kingdom was among the ten Cypriot kingdoms listed on the prism of the Assyrian king Esarhaddon (680–669 BCE). The ancient city of Idalion is situated in Nicosia district in the modern Dali village and was founded on the copper trade in the 3rd millennium BCE

Petreon Sculpture Park

Petreon Sculpture Park is located in the village Mazotos just 22 km away from Larnaca city. Petreos park is an open-air exhibition and consists stone sculptures in different sizes, a stone church with Byzantine icons, the Archontariki and the Liasidion amphitheatre. Also, plant lovers can walk through picturesque gardens with a great range of plants a cactus.

Municipal Museum Of Natural History

The Municipal Museum Of Natural History is located in Larnaca city within the grounds of municipal Gardens and its park. The Museum displays a number of collections including animals, reptiles, insects, birds and marine life fossils and rock formations.