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Historical Plances in Limassol

The Ayios Georgios Alamanou Convent was originally founded in the 12th century and is still used to date.

Amathus is one of the ancient kingdoms in the Limassol area. Numerous tombs have been found, and one of them can be visited in front of the Amathus Beach Hotel.

Kourion is also an important ancient city kingdom, and one of the more interesting and spectacular archaeological sites on the island with excavations still bringing new treasures to light. Kourion Museum houses a collection of finds, from nearby archaeological sites.

A fine example of military architecture originally constructed in the 13th century is Kolossi Castle.

There are several interesting Museums in Limassol. The Limassol Castle-Cyprus Mediaeval Museum was built in the 14th century on the site of an earlier Byzantine castle.

The Folk Art Museum has a very beautiful collection of Cypriot Folk Art from the 19th and early 20th century.

The Limassol District Archaeological Museum has an interesting collection of antiquities that have been found in the Limassol area over a period of many years. A more modern museum is the Limassol Municipal Art Gallery which displays the works of well known Cypriot artists.

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