Kolossi Castle was built in the 15th century in the rich valley of Kolossi at the west of Limassol by the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem. Visitors to the castle can expect a relaxing time in a romantic and scenic setting ideal for photography.
Kourion is an ancient city located in the west of Limassol, Cyprus. It offers an amazing archaeological site with panoramic views of the beach and the surrounding area.
The Sanctuary Of Apollo Hylates is an interesting archaeological site situated 2.5 Km west of the ancient Kourion and was a major religious center where god Apollo was worshiped as god of the woodlands. The sanctuary dates back to the 7th century B.C.
Omodos is a picturesque village located at an altitude of 810 meters at the north - west of Limassol city. Build within a wine making region and surrounded by mountaintops Omodos offers scenic views and the chance to taste local grapes and wines. The visitors can wonder around the narrow alleys of the village that dates back to the Medieval Era, visit the traditional museum - like houses with folkloric art and furnishings and taste local delicacies. There are several souvenir shops including jewelry stores and local handmade lace stores.
The Akrotiri Environmental Education and Information Center locates at the Akrotiri village in the west of Limassol city. It operates since 2004 offering educational field trips for schools. Children of all ages as well as adults can spend a day observing the environment of the area.
St. Nicholas of the cats is a monastery located in the Cape Gata at the north - west part of Limassol district. It has a very long history and traditionally it has been a shelter for cats for several years. Visitors can enjoy a day at a peaceful place and kids can play with the cats.
The Limassol Folk Art Museum is housed in a restored listed building in Limassol center. It exhibits interesting collections of traditional Cypriot garments, jewellery, house ware, porcelains, as well as furniture and paintings of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Limassol Archaeological museum is located at the town center. Visitors will be able to admire findings from over thirty archaeological sites in Limassol area including Kourion and Amathus ancient city - kingdoms.
The Carob Museum or else known as the Carob Mill is located in Limassol. It was built in the beginning of the 20th century and today it exhibits most of the machinery used back then to process the carobs. Visitors can explore the way Cypriots processed the carob and learn more about the carob products.
Limassol Medieval Museum is housed in the Limassol Medieval Castle located in the heart of Limassol center. The artifacts exhibited include Ottoman pottery, tombstones, metal ware, 17th century wood carving, suits of armor from the crusades and more.
Limassol Sculpture Park is a sea front park close to the old port. Across this one mile-long park there are 20 sculptures, creations of both local and international artists. Green loans, fountains, decorative pools and cafeterias complete the scenery.
The Limassol Municipal Art Gallery hosts a remarkable collection of important Cypriot artists as well as works representing the new Cypriot artists. Visitor will enjoy naturalistic paintings as well as sculptures, pottery and mixed media works.
The Limassol Medieval Castle is located in the heart of the historical center of Limassol and near the old harbor. The present building dates back to the Ottoman rule period, but the archaeological investigation indicates that there was an older and larger structure in the same place.