Guide to Kolossi

In Limassol by A. Stylianou

The Name Our luxury villas Mosaica, Aretousa and Amorosa are located just 7 minutes from Limassol city in a residential area called Kolossi, famed for its Medieval Castle by which it was named. Kolossi town On the outskirts of Limassol, nestled amidst the vineyards and citrus groves lies the small town of Kolossi. Staying in Kolossi gives you the chance Read More

Limassol old city centre

In Limassol by H. Griffin

Limassol city centre old craftsmen and workmen continue to coexist side by side with the newly arrived contemporary artists and trendy young visitors in the historical neighbourhoods of a town …

Kolossi Castle (continued)

In Limassol by H. Griffin

Valuable Land The land at Kolossi was phenome­nally valuable and produced cotton, wheat, sugar and excellent wines. The development and promotion of wines was actively encouraged by the Hospitallers, and the renowned sweet local red, Commandaria, was produced, taking its name from the Kolossi headquarters. Military actions over the centuries caused a great deal of damage to the castle, making Read More

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Limassol: Places To Visit

In Limassol by H. Griffin

Where to in Limassol? Kolossi Castle Located at the Kolossi village, this excellent example of military architecture was constructed by the Knights of St. John in the 13th century and then rebuilt in the 15th century. Its an impressive and imposing building, with narrow spiral staircases leading to the top. The rich and fertile land surrounding the castle allowed vineyards Read More

Visiting around Limassol

In Limassol by H. Griffin

The Greater Limassol Area Visitors to the Limassol district may not realize that its area actually stretches beyond the coast to encompass the Troodos mountain region as well with its beautiful and traditional villages. There is a daily bus service departing from the Central Bus station in Limassol to Troodos square via the villages of Saittas, Mandria, Pera Pedi, and Read More

Limassol Castle

In Limassol by H. Griffin

An earlier Byzantine Castle The Limassol Castle, with its colourful and turbulent history, is located behind the old port, within the old town. The present structure was built in the 16th century on the site of an earlier Byzantine Castle, where Richard the Lionheart, King of England, married Princess Berengaria of Navarre in 1191 and crowned her Queen of England. Read More

Limassol Carob Mill (continued)

In Limassol by H. Griffin

Combining what can best be described as an interactive-cinema with an introductory trivia quiz and wonderful decor, the Time Elevator is both fun and educational, offering visitors a truly memorable experience.

Limassol Restaurants

In Limassol by H. Griffin

Restaurants, Taverns, Cafes & more choices Limassol is known for its good and large number of restaurants, Taverns, Cafes and other eating establishments with a diverse range of cuisines to choose from. Below are some of these: Neon Phaliron 135 Gladstone str. Open 12.30pm – 03pm and then 07.30pm – 11pm Monday – Saturday. Favoured as a place for lunch. Read More

Limassol: Vibrant Seaside Resort

In Limassol by H. Griffin

Popular Centre for overseas visitors Lemesos (Limassol in English) is the second largest city in Cyprus stretching along the island’s southern coast. Lemesos, to which visitors from overseas come visiting all year round, has a central location between the east and west coasts and is thus the perfect stepping point from which one can go sightseeing around the island of Read More

Limassol Carob Mill Complex

In Limassol by H. Griffin

Located next to the Medieval Castle near Limassol’s Old Port, the complex is a stunning collection of renovated buildings, blending some of the latest technology with elements of traditional Cypriot industry to create a fascinating place to visit.