A coastal city that offers endless expanses of sun and sand, Limassol is abuzz with life, history, and heritage that beckons to hungry travellers. Located on the southern coast of Cyprus, Limassol is a trove of treasures yet to be discovered.
Things to do in Limassol
The city is centred around an old medieval castle that was built by the Byzantines and remains a popular landmark to this day. Exhibits include traditional cannons, wood carvings, tombstones, statues and coats of armour. For medieval enthusiasts and history buffs alike, Limassol Castle is the city’s main attraction and is located in the old harbour.
If you’re seeking a more modernised taste of culture, talk a walk through the Folk Art Museum which serves as a beautiful containment of well-preserved Cypriot Folk Art spread over more than 500 exhibits. The museum also contains one of the most beautiful Greek vest collections to date.
Seeking refuge from the bustling urban ambience? The Public Garden is the perfect oasis, situated just off the coastal road.
Take a day for yourself to bask in the sunshine on the eight kilometre stretch of Lady’s Mile Beach and in the evening grab a bite from the family-run Meze Taverna.
Getting around Limassol
The bus is the primary form of transit around the city, and they are in plentiful supply. Intercity buses connect Limassol with other cities on Cyprus. A compact city with many hidden gems, navigating on foot is the best way to get acquainted with its narrow streets.