The City Of Athienou In Cyprus
An intimate journey towards the world’s most romantic and fascinating island of Cyprus, known as Athienou is worth a lifetime! Plan your trip to Athienou in advance and avail the special package offers that might be available by contacting a Cyprus travel agent. A brief description about the places that you will see during your trip to this place is given below. In addition, there are a few ideas that you can follow while visiting these places. So, just take note of them and visit them all to experience the magnificence of Cyprus.
Beaches and the Mountain Waterfalls: The Beaches of Cyprus are the best areas to relax while on a stroll around the coast. Enjoy a beach picnic right on the beach with your family or friends while the kids play along. There are many places for water sports and other fun activities that you and your family can enjoy. The Mountain Waterfalls is also an ideal place to spend a few days at while touring the region.
End Point Larnaka: A walk along the shores of Larnaka will lead you to a unique archaeological site known as the’Cathedral of Aphrodite’. It was here that the historical ruler, Darius (real king of ancient Persia) assembled his troops and won a decisive battle against the Persian king Xerxes of Heracles. Today, the remains of this citadel can be visited in the ancient Bosphorus Bridge which has been reconstructed after a two-hour long restoration process. Furthermore, the beautiful ‘Museu de L’Argentir’ or Museum of Argentitude, near the end point of the stroll along the beach, will help you in learning more about the significance of the place. You will also get to know about the traditions and culture of the locals of Larnaka.
City Route: On your way from Larnaka, you will come across several magnificent and beautiful monuments that were once part of the ancient city of Athienou. Some of these include the Portable Mosque of Qasim, the tomb of St. Barnabas and the theatre. All these sites are situated near the end point of your walk along the coastal path of Larnaka. The city route will give you a chance to visit some of the most interesting monuments of the region. After visiting all these attractions, head towards the start point of your journey which is the ancient capital of the Athalian Peninsula, Athien tou M’Goun.
Start Point: This is an interesting place where you will find yourself staying in a small houseboat. It has been recommended that you should go early in the morning as the people here are very kind and welcoming. They are quite friendly with tourists, so do not feel like you are being intruded upon while staying in the houseboat. You will then be able to have a quick breakfast before enjoying the serene and lovely setting of the area. The start point of the journey is in the ancient part of town known as larnaca.
End Point: If you have decided to walk the Soufriere pedestrian street in order to reach the end of your journey in Athienou, it is important to know that this area has many interesting buildings and monuments that you will be able to see while walking in. Some of these include the Museum of Ancient Things, Palace of Justice, The Temple of Hope, The National Archaeological Museum, The House of the Grand Master and The Court of Justice. One of the main attractions of this part of town is the National Archaeological Museum, which houses a number of important artifacts from the ancient era. If you prefer a different type of tourist experience, you may choose to take a trip on the Galapagos islands or even opt for an air trip to the Galapagos from Larnaca by hiring a Galapagos cruises.