Now with cheap flights to Larnaca, explore the premier known seaside city of Cyprus. Also sometimes referred as Larnaka, the city is best known for its water area, calling it an easy going city would not be wrong as it has been set apart from other cities like Paphos and Limmasol. Explore the Agios Lazaros which is a 9th century built church and features incredible history; across it you can visit the Byzantine museum featuring great historic relics. Explore the Pierides Archaeological Foundation Museum that has striking and worth exploring Cypriot antiques and hosts different exhibitions. Book your cheap flights to Larnaca and visit the soothing Hala Sultan Tekke which is a serene beauty of its kind and is located at the western side of the Lamaca salt lake. Visit and explore the archaeological museum of the city and find out the history of the remains and ancient times of the city. Spend some time wandering at the Larnaca fort which is also home to the medieval museum and across it you will find the beautiful Grand Mosque of Larnaca.
On the outskirts of the town city you can visit the impressive Kamares Aqueduct which has a history dating back to 1930s. Moreover, see the Turkish quarter, the Stavrovouni monastery providing panoramic views and the exuberant white sand beaches of the city which are beyond words. So grab your cheap flights to Larnaca and visit the beautiful Cyprus city with Dream World Travel and let us be your obliging travel partner.
When Lazarus died, he was buried here, where the splendid Chruch of St. Lazarus stands at the moment. This grand church was constructed in the 9th century by Emperor Leo VI. It was devotedly re-established in the 17th century. Visitors around the world visit this extremely ornate iconostasis for an admirable model of Baroque woodcarving.
This amazing museum was restored in eighteenth century, houses an extraordinary exhibition of Cypriot antiquities, initially composed by Demetrios Pierides, and later enriched by fellows of his family. Having four rooms, it contains pictures of birds, fish, alabaster vases, pottery from the medieval era and an assortment of glass, as well as selected jewellery.
The peaceful & attractive Hala Sultan Tekke lies on the western part of Larnaca's Salt Lake, which is truly a great site of pilgrimage for Muslims as it has a mosque that honours the prophet Muhammad's wet-nurse. This Salt Lake is a natural place where large flocks of flamingos come every spring and ducks are found as well. In summer, water completely evaporates that leaves a heavy white layer of salt in its place.
Just at the corner of Larnaca's seaside walkway rests Ottoman era fort that was established in the seventeenth century, and was operated as the Ottoman's main line of protection for the city. Currently, it's home to Larnaca's minor Medieval Museum and exhibits a variety of weaponry together with some great black & white photos of the local area. You can climb up onto the ramparts, which offers a good view across the Mediterranean Sea.
Larnaca has some of the beautiful beaches and are crowded from May to September where the locals and visitors flock to the water to refresh. The famous Finikoudes Beach is the main walkway and conveniently located. Furthermore, the Mackenzie Beach is another great place to visit which is much pleasanter and generally has more room to hang around freely.
Renowned for its lace construction, the village of Lefkara is truly a pleasant place to travel, full of brilliantly conserved mansion architecture, old-fashioned cafés, as well variety of shops where local women sit outside, making new lace pieces to sell. You can also visit the Church of Archangelos Michael, which has some significant 12th-century icon paintings. This place is quite difficult to go using a public transport, therefore, you need to hire a car, or take a taxi to get there.
Larnaca is the third largest city of Cyprus, having an urban population of 84,591 as of 2011.
This place is famous for beaches, Saint Lazarus Church, the Hala Sultan Tekke, the Kamares Aqueduct and the medieval fort.
Larnaca has both passenger and cargo seaport as well as a marina.
Euro is the local currency used in Cyprus.
Greek & Turkish is the widely spoken languages.