Attractions

Top Choice Castle in Lemesos (Limassol)

Lemesos Castle

This 14th-century structure, built over the remains of a Byzantine castle, has been utilised by conquerors throughout Cyprus’ turbulent history. The Venetians vandalised it; the Ottomans gave it a facelift for milit…
Museum in Lemesos (Limassol)

Municipal Folk Art Museum

Spread over six rooms and a past winner of the prestigious Europa Nostra Award (EU prize for cultural heritage), this museum hosts beautiful ethnographical displays of traditional costumes, furniture and agricultura…
Marina in Lemesos (Limassol)

Limassol Marina

With haute-couture boutiques, world-class art galleries, gourmet restaurants, stylish bars and, if that's not enough, a place to park your luxury yacht, Limassol Marina provides a visual feast of unabashed opulence …
Museum in Lemesos (Limassol)

Archaeological Museum

This museum includes an extensive collection of pottery, and a selection of items dating from neolithic and Chalcolithic times through to Mycenaean pottery. A multitude of terracotta figures on show are thought to b…
Mosque in Lemesos (Limassol)

Grand Mosque

At the heart of the old Turkish quarter, the Grand Mosque is surrounded by palms almost as tall as its minaret. It is used by Lemesos' remaining Turkish Cypriot population and resident Muslims who have come from the…
Museum in Lemesos (Limassol)

Cyprus Theatre Museum

This former private collection belonging to an enthusiastic amateur actor offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of theatre in Cyprus through photographs, scale models, costumes, posters and audiovisual exhib…
Zoo in Lemesos (Limassol)

Lemesos Zoo

This small zoo is well maintained and has a selection of animals ranging from giraffes to crocodiles. Pony rides are available for kids (€3) and there's also a handy large playground right next door. The zoo is with…
Museum in Lemesos (Limassol)

Medieval Museum

This museum is an interesting hotchpotch of Byzantine and medieval artefacts, including tombstones, weaponry, Ottoman pottery, religious objects and a suit of armour (sadly a copy).
Museum in Lemesos (Limassol)

Natural Sea Sponge Exhibition Centre

This exhibition goes through the process of sea-sponge harvesting, and how the living creatures become the soft things we use in our baths. The cartoon, duly dedicated to a talking sponge, will amuse younger kids. N…