Polis attractions

Church in Polis

Agios Andronikos

This 16th-century church was latterly a mosque and the centre of local Turkish Cypriot religious life. Don’t miss the fine Byzantine frescos that were hidden behind whitewash for decades. Sitting on the western side…
Museum in Polis

Archaeological Museum of Marion-Arsinoe

Housed in a handsome neoclassical building, the museum comprises two galleries: one spanning the history of the area from neolithic to medieval times, while the second includes the rich haul that was found at the gr…
Beach in Polis

Camp Site Beach

The nearest stretch of sand is a good beach and convenient if you don’t want to move far from Polis and fancy a picnic, or are camping there. It’s sandy, with natural shade from fragrant eucalyptus trees. There’s a …
Beach in Polis

Aphrodite Beach

This lovely, calm beach is clearly signposted on the way to the Baths of Aphrodite. It’s good for children, with its clear, swimmable waters and comfortably small pebbles.
Landmark in Polis

Olive Tree

Look for this extraordinary olive tree close to the museum; its trunk is almost split in two, but it still produces olives after 600 years.