The Agios Georgios archaeological site in the village of Pegeia, Paphos, holds significant religious importance in the region and has been a renowned place of pilgrimage for many years. Beginning in the 1950s, excavations at this site revealed compelling evidence of an Early Christian settlement.
The Byzantine Museum situated within the church of Agios Lazaros occupies some of the remaining cells of the hypostyle porch to its south. Within this museum, visitors can explore a collection of significant religious icons, artifacts, and relics, encompassing Byzantine icons, gospels, crosses, and other valuable ecclesiastical treasures originating from the entire Larnaca district.
Around 9km north of Paphos, the ecclesiastical museum situated within the Agios Neophytos monastery showcases a diverse collection of precious artifacts, including significant icons and various religious items. The monastery itself was established by Neofytos, a reclusive Cypriot writer, around the year 1200, in a once-secluded location at the entrance of a charming valley.
The A. G. Leventis Gallery is the realization of a grand vision, born out of Anastasios G. Leventis' desire to establish a public gallery in his homeland. He wanted to ensure that the remarkable art collection he amassed during his lifetime could be appreciated and enjoyed by his fellow countrymen, women, and children.
Amathous, an important ancient city-kingdom in Cyprus, holds mythological significance as it was where the Greek hero Theseus left the pregnant Ariadne in the care of local women. The city was also a significant center for worshipping the Goddess Aphrodite-Astarte. The archaeological site of Amathous boasts a wealth of historical discoveries. Among them are the Agora, the public baths, the Temple of Aphrodite, early Christian basilicas, and several tombs.
In the Dali Village area of Cyprus lies the significant archaeological site of Idalion, renowned for its abundant discoveries displayed in prestigious museums worldwide. The origins of this ancient city are attributed to Chalcanor, an Achaean hero from the Trojan War and a descendant of Teucer, the founder of Salamis.
The Limassol Archaeological Museum is a captivating destination that offers a glimpse into the rich history and cultural heritage of Cyprus. Located in the heart of Limassol, this museum showcases a diverse collection of artifacts dating back to the Neolithic period, spanning over 9,000 years of human civilization.
The Larnaca District Archaeological Museum contains an extensive assortment of archaeological discoveries from the entire Larnaka district, encompassing artifacts from the ancient city-kingdom of Kition, as well as the major Neolithic settlements of Choirokitia and Tenta - Kalavasos.
The Paphos District Archaeological Museum displays a collection of artifacts discovered in the Paphos region, spanning from the Neolithic Age to 1700 AD. The exhibits are spread across five rooms and primarily originate from Palaipafos (Kouklia), Nea Paphos (modern-day Paphos), and Marion-Arsinoe (Polis). Additional items come from various locations such as Pegeia, Kissonerga, Lempa, Pano Arodes, Salamiou, Akourdalia, Pomos, Kidasi, and Geroskipou.
The Folk Art Museum of Arsos, located in a mountainous village, was established in 1997 and occupies a beautifully restored 18th-century residence, recognized as a historical Ancient Monument.
The museum offers insights into the daily life and customs of the area's inhabitants, who primarily engage in wine production.