Sights in Limassol

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Limssol Castle

Limssol Castle

The city is much older than you think at first glance: Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria of Navarre and crowned her queen of England in 12th century. This happened inside the Limassol Castle, which surely is the main historic site in Limassol.

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Limassol Sculpture park

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Helene Black at the Limassol Sculpture park
Helene Black at the Limassol Sculpture park

The Limassol Sculpture park is situated on the waterfront of Limassol and it is the only one of its type in Cyprus. It was created between 1999 and 2001 during 3 international sculpture symosia. It hosts 20 public sculptures of medium to large scale the most notable of which were created by Victor Bonato, George Tsaras and the Limassolian avant guard artist Helene Black.

type:Parks, Gardens and Zoos
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Silks Gallery

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Silks Gallery is an international art Gallery based in Limassol , Cyprus established in 2007. It is a fashionable boutique gallery situated in the new alley complex by the sea at the heart of the city's tourist center with good proximity to the trendy areas of Limassol. Being one of the most stylish galleries in town it prides itself in the highest standard of art promotion in Cyprus. Silks Gallery is an international platform for showcasing works of most popular and renowned artists as well as more..

type:Landmarks
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zipcode:4047
url:www.SILKSGALLERY.com
openings:See: http://www.silksgallery.com/exhibitions&events.htm
tel:25 323 220
email:info@silksgallery.com
address:3 Georgiou A' Street, Potamos Yermasoyias, Hallmark Complex 4047, Limassol, Cyprus
accessibility:Parking Available
openingHours:10:00 - 20:00
openinghours:10:00 - 20:00

Limassol Castle

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Limssol Castle
Limssol Castle

The castle is situated near the old harbour and it is build in typical 12th century structure. At a later date it is restored by the Venetians. Although the structure is not very impressive today, it is still of its own historical importance. And there is a quite interesting medieval museum inside, which is worth a visit. Opening Hours: Mon - Fri from 7.30am till 5pm, Sat from 9am till 5pm. Entrance is free. Tel.: (05) 330 419

type:Castles
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Folk Art Museum

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This museum houses a large selection of authentic Cypriotic crafts. You will find the museum if you follow Agiou Andreou Street northwards.

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address: Agiou Andreou Street 253
tel:(05) 362 303

Old Harbour

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In the Old Harbour you will find pittoresque fishing boats and nice seafood restaurants, especially in the corner of Safi and Spyrou Araouzou Street. There is also a Reptile House with free entrance. Opening Hours: 9am - 7pm, Tel: (05) 372 779

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City Park and Zoo

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About a mile eastwards from the Old Harbour you reach the small but very green city park, which has a small zoo and an open air theatre. It is near the seacoast and not far from the Limassol Archeological Museum.

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Limassol Archaeological Museum

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The museum has on exhibit a large number of stone axes, knives and arrow heads, tools and various fragments recovered from Amathous and other sites. Coins and jewels of different periods are also on display.

Opening Hours: Mon - Fri from 7.30am till 5pm and Sun from 10am till 1pm.

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address:Lordou Vyronos Street
tel:(05) 330 132
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