Kings Avenue Mall (2, Corner St. Paul & Tombs of the Kings, Paphos 8046) – opened in 2013, this is an impressive full concept shopping mall ideally located in the heart of central Paphos convenient for both local residents and tourists. It is the most modern mall of Cyprus and offers visitors the ultimate shopping […]
Academy 32 (32 Constantinou Paleologou Street, Nicosia 1015) – this venue is for a mature crowd (30 and over) who appreciates jazz music, since a number of live jazz (as well as soul/R&B and bossa nova) performances are booked here. Academy also boasts an extensive list of Greek and Cypriot wines.
Aphrodite Hills Golf Club (3 Aphrodite Avenue, Aphrodite Hills, Kouklia-Pafos-Zypern 8500) – located 25 minutes outside of the historic town of Paphos (a 90 minute drive southwest of Nicosia), this is the first-ever leisure and golf development of its kind in Cyprus, and home to a magnificent 18-hole championship standard golf course (which spreads over […]
1900 Bistrot (Pasikratous 11-13, Nicosia) – this is one of Nicosia’s upscale restaurants (complete with stylish interiors). Various French and international dishes are served here, as well as a respectable wine list. Great for romantic couples.
A.G. Leventis Gallery (5, A.G. Leventis Street, 1097 Nicosia) — opened in 2014 on the dividing line between the segregated Turkish and Greek Cypriot communities, this museum (founded by the A.G. Leventis Foundation and the family of the late businessman, art connoisseur and gallery namesake Anastasios George Leventis) houses a collection of over 800 paintings […]
The eastern Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, which is south of Turkey and west of Syria, has a history that goes back to Ancient Greece, with waves of Greek settlers arriving there. No doubt, due to its proximate location to the Middle East, it went through periods of invasion by nearby Assyrians, Persians, Egyptians, Romans, […]