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Limassol




Limassol is an ideal place to visit with its marvelous natural beauty. It is the largest resort of the island. The Troodos mountains set the backdrop. The grapes are grown in the foothill of this mountain. The wine and sugar cane produced here has
made it famous to the traders since the middle ages when Cyprus came under the rule of Richard the Lionheart.

Limassol is the second largest city of this country and an important tourist as well as commercial center. The population of this city is 135.000. The charming city is always bustling with life. The care free attitude of people, the joyous atmosphere, the happening shopping street make this city more colorful than you can ever imagine.

Limassol district is famous because of some festivals like Wine Festival in September, during which free samples of wine are offered by many wineries.Another important festival is the ten day pre-Lenten Carnival. Grand parades and masquerade party balls are held during this festival. Other than these two festivals the drama festival at Kourion and the Limassol festival in the summer are also well known.

Limassol of Cyprus has got a number of holiday accommodation including luxury hotels, villas, apartment, taverns etc. If you are more interested to spend some time in the lap of nature then you can also go for the deserted beaches like “Ladies Mlle”.

The shopping experience in Limassol will not disappoint you. The popular shopping streets are Makarios Avenue, St Andres Street etc. The shoes, handicraft products, boutiques are worth exploring. If you come to this place don't forget to visit the wineries.

Limassol offer you to see several tourists sites such as Limassol caste, Limassol district archaeological museum, folk art museum, Kolossi castle, Kourion museum, sanctuary of Apollo Hylates, Amathus etc.


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