Choirokoitia - Neolothic Settlement
32 km from Larnaca or 48 km south of Nicosia off the Nicosia - Limassol motorway
Tel: 24 32 27 10
The ancient site of Choirokoitia has been included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage official list since 1998. It is the site of a Neolithic settlement found in a better state of preservation than most others
from this period, not only in Cyprus but in the whole of the Eastern Mediterranean. Through its consecutive phases of building it represents the whole history of the Neolithic period in Cyprus and provides precious information regarding the spread of the Neolithic culture throughout the region.
Hala Sultan Tekke - Salt Lake
Dromolaxia, 5 km west of Larnaca
Build in 1816 over the tomb of Umm Haram, allegedly a relative of the Prophet Mohammed who died on this spot in 649 during the first Arab raids. The mosque is an important place of Moslem pilgrimage, ranking only after the shrines of Mecca, Medina and Al Aqsa in Jerusalem.
Kalavaso Tenta - Neolithic Settlement
40 Km from Larnaca or 53 km south of Nicosia off the Nicosia - Limassol motorway
Tenta, one of the most important Neolithic settlements in Cyprus of 7000 BC, lies near the village of Kalavasos.
Kition Archaeological Site
Approximately 500 m northeast of the District Archaeological Museum
One of the most important ancient city-king-dooms, with architectural remains dating back to the 13th century BC. Around 1200 BC it was rebuild by the Mycenaean Greeks. Excavations have revealed cyclopean wails made of giant blocks of stone, and a complex of five temples.