Limassol 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 Limassol one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Limassol 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 Limassol 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 Limassol. Explore the historical monuments of Limassol with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Limassol guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Limassol page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Limassol landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Limassol.
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Kourion, Limassol, Cyprus
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
Ancient cities are one of Cyprus’s most popular and enduring tourist attractions. Kourion is definitely one of the most fascinating. The city passed through three great periods of civilisation: Hellenistic, Roman and Early Christian, and bears the hallmarks of all three.
Visitors to the site are treated to:
lovely walks around the agora (mar...
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Road to Paphos, Limassol, Cyprus
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Perhaps there’s not much to see here but with a little knowledge of medieval battle tactics, you can fill in the blanks with your imagination. Classic battle tactics like pouring molten lead or boiling oil onto the heads of defenceless prisoners were practiced here. A drawbridge leads to the single remaining fortified tower house that had two...
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Limassol Castle, Richard & Berengaria, Limassol, Cyprus
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Seen a lot of action, this castle has. What you see today is not really what it used to look like when it was first built. A 4th century Christian basilica once stood here, and the fort was built over it. Right from when it’s construction finished, the castle was attacked and attacked again, taking much structural damage till the Ottomans con...
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Amathountos St, Mesa Geitonia 4005, Cyprus
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Yet another one of Cyprus’ archaeological gems. The city was an extremely important royal homestead in ancient times. It’s suspected that this was a settlement since 1100BC, and that Heracles himself lived here for a while, the city founded by one of his sons. Greeks, Phoenicians, Hellenes, and Levantines all made port here.
One of the ...
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Limassol Archaeological Museum, Lord Byron, Limassol Cyprus
08:00 am - 03:00 pm
The museum isn’t very large, but anyone who wants an intimate look into Cypriote history will find it quite interesting. The exhibits range from 9000 BC to the end of Roman times. They are divided into three rooms, each respectively containing:
Important works of pottery from various periods
Coins, jewels, tools and metal-ware
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Franklin Roosevelt 66, Limassol 3602, Cyprus
10:00 am - 02:30 pm
This old water pumping station is an important historical building. It was built in 1925 to direct water from the nearby Garyllis Delta aquifer to Limassol. Today, it hosts exhibits on various artefacts and machines used for pumping, quality testing and so on. All of this is backed up by photographic evidence.