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Limassol  - Limassol Castle
Being located in a picturesque area of Limassol , Limassol Castle is surrounded by souvenir shops and café’s where a cool drink can be enjoyed. Also nearby are the Limassol carob mills which have been renovated into recent years into café’s, chic restaurants and even a microbrewery.

If you enjoy Limassol castle, you may also enjoy a visit to nearby Kolossi Castle, or even Paphos Castle which is located in Paphos Harbour.
Limassol Castle

Limassol Castle is located near the old port of Limassol, close to the seafront in the heart of the historical centre of Limassol.

The Castle originally dates back to somewhere between the 4-7th Century when there was an  Early Christian basilica on the site, followed by a Byzantine monument in the 11th Century. Also underneath the castle is evidence of the city’s first cathedral.
Limassol  Castle as it looks and  stands today dates from about the 16th Century, and since its erection was subject to continuous attacks from the Ottomans and Venetians amongst others. Limassol castle was used as a prison until about 1950.
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