Limassol is the second largest city of Cyprus and one of its main tourist centers. It consists of the Old Town with a 13th century castle and a district of modern hotels and resorts.
The city lies on the seashore, among cypress vineyards and groves. Wine is produced here and the local cuisine is famous for fish and seafood. Limassol also has the opinion of the city of entertainment and numerous outdoor events. The most important of them are the carnival and the Wine Festival in September.
Township was founded between the ancient resorts of Curium and Amathous, whose ruins are today the destination of tourists coming to Limassol. In ancient times these were the most developed areas of Cyprus, which to this day are commemorated in numerous legends, myths and ancient texts.
The most important monument of the city is the 13th century Kolossi Castle erected by the Venetians on the site of the Byzantine fortress. Today it houses the Cyprus Museum, with collections of liturgical items, coins, items from ancient finds and Byzantine handicrafts.
Located in the eastern part of the city, the holiday district consists primarily of hotels and resorts. They adjoin nice, well-developed beaches, and are connected to the old Limassol by a promenade planted with eucalyptus trees. The city also has a large Seaside Park with a wildlife park and walking paths.