Cyprus, although a small country, has a rich cultural heritage, which is evident from the vast number of ancient monuments and sites, castles and forts around the island.
Here you will be able to discover and appreciate the cultural treasures of Cyprus. The antiquities of Paphos, the Neolithic Settlement of Choirokoitia, as well as ten Byzantine Churches from the Troodos region are included in the official World Cultural Heritage list, thereby endorsing their importance.
Unfortunately, since July 1974 a significant part of the Cypriot cultural heritage is under Turkish occupation and as a result acquaintance with it is impossible. This heritage has been suffering deliberate and serious destruction, since the Turkish forces systematically aim at changing the demographic and cultural structure of occupied Cyprus.
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The apostles of Christ walked this land.
The splendour of Byzantium founded by Constantine the Great at Constantinople encompassed the island of Cyprus.