2019 Cyprus On Pedals Day-1 Highlights /

Larnaca Salt Lake
is one of the most distinctive landmarks of the area. It has been declared a Natura 2000 site. Besides its picturesque beauty, the lake is the host of 85 species of water-birds. Among them are 2,000–12,000 flamingoes which spend the winter months there.

Hala Sultan Tekke
is a listed Ancient Monument. While being acknowledged as a holy site for Turkish Cypriot Muslims, the mosque is considered as the third holiest place for Muslims in the world.

The Church of Panagia Aggeloktisti
is a Byzantine church located in the village of Kiti and it was submitted as a possible UNESCO World Heritage Site in September 2015 and is currently listed on the list of Tentative UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Sculpture Park Petreon
is located in the coastal village of Mazotos and it takes its name from the Greek word for ‘stone’ (‘petra’). The park consists of a permanent open-air sculpture exhibition where various exhibitions are hosted. The stone pieces of varying sizes are inspired from everyday life, the wisdom of our forefathers, as well as the mythology and history of Cyprus.

The Neolithic settlement of Choirokoitia
, 7th to 4th millennium B.C., is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the eastern Mediterranean. The finds from the excavations there have thrown much light on the evolution of human society in this key region.

Akapnou Venetian Bridge
is a stone-built bridge with two arches. It was built during the Venetian occupation of the Island.

Commandaria Historical Museum, Zoopiyi
. The permanent exhibition, which occupies 4 galleries, is organized by period and subject. Through replicas of Cypriot ancient wine vessels and visual means, the history of Commandaria is presented along aspects of everyday life, art and wine culture.

Agros Rose Factory.
The rose bush was imported in Cyprus from Damascus in Mesopotamia. At the dawn of the 20th century the cultivation of the rose bush was expanded in the village of Agros with the aim of producing rose water rose bush with the aim of producing rose water. Today, they produce exquisite products, known all over the world, like rose io-cosmetics, rose essential oil, rose liqueur, rose water, aromatic candles, rose tea, rose jam etc.

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