Larnaca is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Larnaca one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Larnaca is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Larnaca or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Larnaca. Explore the historical monuments of Larnaca with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Larnaca guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Larnaca page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Larnaca landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Larnaca.
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Athenon, Larnaca, Cyprus
08:00 am - 07:30 pm
At the southern end of the Foinikoudes Promenade lies one of Larnaca is most historically important buildings. Originally just a small fortification, a proper castle was built up here in the late Medieval Age, slowly falling to disuse over the years. The Ottomans, the British and the Germans have all claimed some use of it, usually as a war prison ...
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1 Pavlou Vslsmaki, Larnaca, Cyprus
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Next to the Larnaca Fort, Grand Mosque or Djami Kebir (as popularly known) is located. Originally built as the Latin Holy Cross church, the building was later turned into a mosque and has now become the spiritual home of the Muslim community. The present structure of the mosque was done in 19th century.
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Choirokoitia, Larnaka, Cyprus
08:30 am - 07:30 pm
Dating from the 7th to 4thMillennium, BC this ancient settlement provides a wonderful insight into the development of human society on Cyprus. Important highlights include well preserved circular mud houses, a complex architectural system, a good number of tools, decorations etc. The size of the dwellings suggest that the people who lived here must...
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StavrovouniMonastary, Larnaca, Cyprus
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Perched grandly atop a mountain is one of Christianity’s most important destinations. The monastery was founded by St. Helena, mother of Byzantine Emperor Constantine the Great, who built it to mark the Holy Cross buried there. The monastery is perhaps the first that was ever built on Cyprus. The Holy Cross that was supposedly housed here has...
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Ancient Kition, Larnaca, Cyprus
08:30 am - 07:00 pm
A series of steady excavations over a hundred years starting in the nineteenth century revealed these ruins that date from the 13th Century BC. Kition seems to have been an important site of religious worship and human habitation. Copper smelting was an important industry at the time and Kition might have been a hotspot for it. Following the Mycene...