About Cyprus

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Cyprus is the third-largest island in the Mediterranean and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, attracting over 2.4 million tourists per year. The birthplace of Aphrodite, goddess of love, this sun-soaked Island seems like paradise.   Travelers throughout the years have discovered the incredible mystique of Cyprus irrespective of whether their needs were for exemplary conference facilities, archeological sites, the alluring beaches, the vineyards, or the stone village taverns. Cyprus is the Island where people of many cultures have adopted as their home. Discover for yourself the essence of living in Cyprus, an Island of infinite possibilities. Hospitable and friendly people are what you will find here in Cyprus. You will receive a warm welcome and the opportunity to sample some of the finest cuisine in the World. Share a Meze in Cyprus, and you have tasted the true flavours of the Island, this meal offers you a selection of many Cypriot dishes, sometimes up to 30, so an ideal, and certainly filling, way to try all the different options.

Limassol is the second-largest city of Cyprus, with a population of 201.257 (2004 census), the largest city in geographical size, and the biggest municipality of the island. The city is located on Akrotiri Bay, on the island's southern coast and it is the capital of Limassol District. It is the biggest port in the Mediterranean transit trade. A wide spectrum of activities and a great number of museums and archaeological sites are available to the interested visitor, as Limassol was built between two ancient cities, Amathus and Kourion theatre. Limassol's tourist strip now runs east along the coast as far as Amathus. Limassol also attracts a wide range of tourists mostly during the summer season to be accommodated in its several luxurious hotels and apartments.

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