Ammochostos region in Cyprus


The golden sandy beaches of the free (unoccupied) district of Ammochostos They gently skirt the eastern corner of the island. The populars tourist resorts Agia Napa and Paralimni have been considered a true paradise for anyone who loves the sea and water sports. The charming landscape includes the small port fishing village of Agia Napa, a medieval monastery in the heart of the village, mills and small churches in the surrounding villages that are scattered throughout the Paralimni and Protaras areas. This region is the main producer of potatoes of the island.

Places of interest:

-Paralimni


This small town is the administrative center of the district. The church with its vaults is decorated with unique porcelain plates from the 18th century. It houses a small ecclesiastical museum.


-Agia Napa

Former fishing village that is now a large tourist complex. The charming medieval monastery dedicated to "Our Lady of the Woods" remains in the middle of the town surrounded by a high wall.


-Deryneia

The town is made up of three interesting churches, and from it you can see the "ghost town" of Ammochostos. It was once the most popular Cypriot tourist center, but it was left uninhabited in 1974 and all its inhabitants are now refugees.

-Sotira


You will find 5 Byzantine churches of considerable importance for their architectural style and construction.


-Liopetri

Here you can also find a great church. Liopetri still stands out for its traditional basketry crafts.

You should also not stop visiting the small towns of Hold you back Y Potamos Liopetriou.

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