Cyprus, the crossroads of three continents, has been a pole of attraction for various cultures. Some arrived on the island as conquerors and others as people who relocated to the island for commercial reasons. The influence of the people has been maintained over the years. Archaeological discoveries show that Cyprus has a long history of 11,000 years. The archaeological museums and cultural attractions prove the island's long history, cultural influences, and development.
The numerous conquers of Cyprus had created a multicultural environment over the years. The Mycenaeans were the first to arrive on the island due to their geographical location and natural wealth. The ancient civilization dramatically impacted the island's evolution by transferring its religion, architecture, customs and traditions to its first inhabitants. The Phoenicians, Assyrians, Egyptians, the Romans, Romans, Franks, Venetians, Ottomans and the British followed them. 
The paragraphs above are only a small summary describing the history of Cyprus island. Myths and facts build a pleasingly mystical atmosphere. One must spend some time visiting the beautiful Island of Cyprus, seize the moment, and let the stories related to each monument drives you back to the ancient years and become one with heroes and warriors. 
''I’ve been waiting over 40 years to come to Cyprus, and it has not disappointed – the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Crossroads of Civilization…''
Joe Biden


Below you will find out more about our archeological and historical monuments of Cyprus Island. 
Organize a trip with your friends or family to see Cyprus's historical monuments and museums. 
  • Archaeological Museum of the Larnaka (Larnaca) District
  • Larnaka (Larnaca) Municipal Museum of Natural History
  • Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
  • Municipal Historical Archives - Museum of Larnaka (Larnaca)
  • Medical Museum Kyriazi - Larnaka (Larnaca)
  • Cyprus Museum
  • The Avgorou Ethnographic Museum
  • Thalassa Agia Napa Municipal Museum
  • Deryneia Folkloric Museum / Open Air Museum for Traditional Professions
  • Agios Lazaros Byzantine Museum
  • Cyprus Museum of Natural History
  • Cyprus Postal Museum
  • Local Archaeological Museum of Ancient Idalion
  • Ethnographic Museum of Cyprus
  • Monastery of Agia Napa
  • Church of Agios Antonios in the village of Kelia
  • Chapel of St. George of Arpera
  • Church of Agios Lazarus
  • Monastery of Agios Minas
  • Church of Panagia Angeloktisti
  • Archaeological Site of Choirokoitia (Neolithic Settlement)
  • Archaeological Site Tenta in the village of Kalavasos
  • The Aqueduct of Agia Napa
  • Church of Agios Antonios in the village of Kelia
  • Chapel of Agios Georgios Arpera
  • Agios Lazarus Church
  • Church of Panagia Angeloktisti
  • Royal Chapel of Saint Catherine in the village of Pyrga
  • Medieval Castle of Larnaca
  • Archaeological Site of Kition