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Overview Of The Port Of Larnaca

About Larnaca
Larnaca (Larnaka) is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus, in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Ancient Kition is located in the north west of Larnaca and features some temples that date back to 13th century B.C.

Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement - this famous site is known to be one of the best-preserved pre-historic sites of the eastern Mediterranean. It contains the remains of a Neolithic settlement dating from 7000 B.C. The artefacts and remains found here are displayed at the Cyprus Museum in Nicosia.

The Grand Mosque (Djámi Kebír), is situated next to the Larnaca Fort and was built in the 16th century.

Salt Lake is home to nearly 85 species of migratory water birds like flamingos. About 10,000 flamingos visit the lake every year around Jan-Feb. In July-Aug, the lake dries up leaving a thick crust of salt measuring up to 10cm deep.

St Lazarus Church in Áyios Lázaros was built in 9th century A.D.

The Pierides Foundation Archaeological Museum contains findings and work of art from all over Cyprus. This private museum is run by the Pierides family, and it is the oldest private museum in Cyprus.

Stavrovouni monastery is a Greek Orthodox Monastery constructed on the peak of a mountain. Dedicated to the Holy Cross, according to tradition it was founded in the 4th century by Saint Helena, mother of Constantine the Great, who left a fragment of the Holy Cross to the monastery.

Lefkara is a village located in the Troodos Mountains, famous for its lace and silver handicrafts.

Larnaca is a paradise for hikers and bikers, discover pine forests, mountains & monasteries, hire a guide or buy maps from Tourist Information.

Enjoy a camel ride in the countryside of Mazotos village, situated just 15 minutes away from Larnaca. The Camel Park also includes a play area for children, restaurant and a swimming pool.

Larnaca has many large shopping centres, modern boutiques and small tourist type stores selling handmade lace, silverwork, pottery and jewellery.

The beaches at Phinikoudes, Alaminos, Castella, Mckenzie, Ellinas and Yannathes are all popular tourist attractions. Watersports and scuba diving are all accessible at these beaches and lots of bars, pubs and restaurants are situated along the seafront.

Cypriot Meze consists of lots of small dips, salads, sausages and pieces of seafood to start followed by main courses of meat or fish, vegetables and potatoes, rice or fries and then sweet desserts and fruit. Seafood dishes are very popular too.
Cruise Terminal
Cruise ships dock in the bay of Larnaca. The passenger terminal offers duty free shopping, bank facilities, telephones and tourist information.

Taxis are available at the port and in the town.

Work is currently underway to build a new port/terminal at Larnaca.
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Cruise Ships Docking In The Port Of Larnaca

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