Top Historical Places in Limassol

Are you looking to explore the history of Limassol through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Limassol including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Limassol. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Limassol ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Limassol, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Limassol for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Limassol with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Kourion

    Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    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 (marketplace) an early Christian Basilica, public b...Read more
  2. Kolossi Castle

    4.4 (788 Votes)
    Kolossi Castle

    Castle, Historical Site

    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 chambers on the ground level and another two u...Read more
  3. Limassol Castle

    4.3 (189 Votes)
    Limassol Castle

    Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site

    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 conquered in the 14th century. When the Venetians ...Read more
  4. Amathus

    4.8 (130 Votes)

    Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    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 principle establishments was the Temple Of Aphr...Read more
  5. Limassol District Archaeological Museum

    Museum, Archaeological Site , Specialty Museum

    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 Tombstones, sculptures and terracotta figurines. Many of the...Read more
  6. Water Museum

    3.2 (31 Votes)
    Water Museum

    Art Museum, Museum, Historical Site, Arts And Crafts

    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.