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Some places of interest in and round the Limassol area of Cyprus.
The ancient city kingdom is situated 5 miles east of Limassol not far from the St Raphael Resort Beach Hotel. There are many legends as to who established the city. One was that it was founded by Amathus, son of the King of Paphos, Aerias. Another one states that it was Amathussa, the duaghter and another Paphian King, Kinyras. It dates to before 1,000 BC and by 800 BC it was strong and important ...
Near the Public Gardens. There are three main rooms with interesting exhibits stretching from the Neolithic to the Roman years.
This small colelction is extremely interesting. Wityh its authentic medieval environment, it provides evidence of medieval western European influence in Cyprus and, in later years, the conflicts with the east.
This is the only medieval place remining in the town although it was originally a Byzantine castle. in the small chapel, Richard I married Berengaria and made her Queen of England in 1191.
The collection is housed in a restored old home
It displays a small but very interesting collection of work by many contemporary artists. Well worth a visit for all art lovers.