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t r a l i a n 220-1 C a p i t a l accommodation Territory activities 221-3, see also individual NSW New South activities Wales Adonis Falls 129 NT 217 Northern TerAfendrika ritory Grigoris 78 Afxentios, AgiaQld Anna 151 Queensland Agia Marina 79 Agia Napa 140, 161-66, 162, 6 accommodation 164 activities 162-4 attractions 162-4 beaches 163 clubbing 165 drinking 165 emergency services 161 entertainment 165 food 164-5 Internet access 161 medical services 161 monastery 163, 159 tourist information 161 tours 163-4 travel to/from 165-6 travel within 166 Agia Paraskevi 123 Agia Sofia church 172, 176-7 Agia Solomoni 122-3 Agia Triada 217 Agia Triada Beach 169 Agios Dimitrios 106 Agios Filon Beach 15, 215 Agios Filon church 217 Agios Georgios Museum 124, 157 Agios Ionnis Lambadistis Monastery 109 Agios Irakleidios monastery 77-8 Agios Lambrianos rock-cut tomb 123 Agios Lazaros church 144-5 Agios Mamas church (Agios Sozomenos) 78 Agios Mamas church (Morfou) 201 Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis 112-13, 8 Agios Sozomenos 78 Agros 114-15 agrotourism 14, 43, 79, 129, 220-1

Ancient Salamis 15, 203, 211-12, 211, 8 Ancient Soloi 184, 202 Ancient Tamassos 76-7 Ancient Vouni 184, 202 Choirokoitia 15, 22, 152 Nea Pafos 120-2, 160 Necropolis of Salamis 213, 160 Pafos Archaeological Site 120-2, 160 Sanctuary of Apollon Ylatis 96, 7, 156 Tombs of the Kings 15, 116, 120 Archbishop’s Palace 65-6 Arhangelos Mihail 108 art galleries, see museums & galleries arts 40-2, see also individual arts Asinou 113 Atlantis 24 ATMs 229 Attila Line 30, 137, 166-7, 168, 179, 224, 230, see also Green Line Avakas Gorge 131 Avgas Gorge 131 Avgorou 168

B B&Bs 220-1 Barnabas 24, 77, 144, 212, 219 basilicas, see churches bathhouses, see hammams Baths of Aphrodite 132 Bayraktar Mosque & Liberty Monument 62 beaches Acapulco Beach 193 Agia Triada Beach 169 Agios Filon Beach 15, 215 Agios Georgios Beach 131 Alagadı Beach 193 Aphrodite’s Rock & Beach 15, 80, 93, 5, 155 Asmalı Beach 200 Avdimou Beach 92 Cape Greco 140, 166-7 Cape Kiti 150 Çatalköy Beach 193 Coral Bay 129 Five Mile Beach 192 Golden Beach 15, 203, 215

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air travel 234-8 air fares 235 airlines 235 airports 234-5 to/from Cyprus 234-8 Akamas Heights 116, 129-31 Akamas Peninsula 131-6 Akritas, Digenis 93 Akritas, Loukis 38 Akrotiri Aetokremnou 22 Akrotiri Peninsula 96-7 Alagadı Beach 193 Alasia 213 Alevkaya Herbarium 197-8 Ali Talat, Mehmet 20, 29, 31 Ancient Amathous 93-4 Ancient Enkomi 213 Ancient Kition 145-6 Ancient Kourion 15, 80, 94-6, 95 Ancient Salamis 15, 203, 211-12, 211, 8 Ancient Soloi 184, 202 Ancient Tamassos 76-7 Ancient Vouni 184, 202 animals 43-4, see also individual species Annan, Kofi 20, 31 Anthias, Tefkros 38 Aphrodite 25, 27, 34, 93, 132 Aphrodite of Soli 63, 202 Baths of Aphrodite 132 Aphrodite’s Rock & Beach 15, 80, 93, 5, 155 Apostolos Andreas monastery 218 Apostolos Varnavas church 212-13 Arablar Mosque 64 Aramaic language 199 archaeological museums Apostolos Varnavas church 212-13 Larnaka 145 Lemesos 84-5 Pafos 123 Polis 134 archaeological sites 23 Alasia 213 Ancient Amathous 93-4 Ancient Enkomi 213 Ancient Kition 145-6 Ancient Kourion 15, 80, 94-6, 95


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beaches continued Governor’s Beach 91-2 Green Bay Beach 170 Kanali Port Beach 136 Kaplıca Beach 197 Kissonerga Bay 124 Konnos Beach 15, 140, 170 Kourion Beach 92 Lady’s Mile Beach 91 Lara Beach (north coast) 193 Lara Beach (west coast) 15, 116, 131 Louma Beach 169 Makenzy (McKenzie) Beach 150 Mouzoura Beach 169 Nangomi Bay 15, 203, 215 Nissi Beach 140, 163 Perivolia 150 Pernera Beach 169 Petra tou Romiou 15, 80, 93, 5, 155 Pissouri Bay 92-3 Protaras Beach 169-70 Skoutari Beach 169 Turtle Beach 193 Vakıflar Beach 193 Vrysi Beach 193 Yavuz Çıkarma Beach 192 Zafer Gazinosu Beach 200 Bedesten 176, 160 Belediye Pazarı 172, 176 Bellapais 25, 184, 193-6 Bellapais Abbey 193-4 Bellapais Music Festival 15, 39, 195, 226 Beylerbeyi 25, 184, 193-6 bicycle travel, see cycling birds 43, 44, 124 boat travel 234, 238 boating 222 Boğaz 214 Bogazi 214 books, see also literature history 25, 28 travel 14 wildlife 43, 44 bookshops 59, 82, 118, 144, 174, 186 border crossings 224-5 Agios Dometios 182, 235 Agios Nikolaos 168, 235 Ledra Palace Hotel 57, 63, 75, 167, 178-9, 235 000 Map pages 000 Photograph pages

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Pergamos (Beyarmudu) 168, 225, 235 Zodhia 200, 201, 235 borders Attila Line 30, 137, 166-7, 168, 179, 224, 230 Green Line 27-8, 30, 57, 64, 174, 235 opening of 20, 30, 31, 57 brandy sour 105 Buffavento Castle 184, 196-7, 154 bus travel 239-40, 242 bushwalking, see hiking business hours 223 butterflies 43 Büyük Hammam 176 Büyük Han 172, 176, 181, 6 Byzantine churches 98, 100 Byzantine museums Kykkos Monastery 111 Larnaka 144-5 Lefkosia 66 Pafos 123

C camping 92, 125, 129, 219, 221 Canbulat Bey 207 Cape Apostolos Andreas 218 Cape Greco 140, 166-7 Cape Kiti 150 Cape Kormakitis 198 car travel 240-2 driving licence 241 hire 241 insurance 175, 241 organisations 240 road distance chart 241 road rules 241-2 Carnival 15, 87, 226 carob 46, 197 Casey’s larkspur 44, 45 castles Buffavento 184, 196-7, 154 Kantara 203, 216, 160 Kolossi 80, 96, 154 Kyrenia 184, 187-8 St Hilarion 184, 196, 5 cathedrals, see churches Cedar Valley 139 Chapelle Royale 151 children, travel with 51, 224, 246 Kyrenia 189 Larnaka 146 Lefkosia (South Nicosia) 67-8 Lemesos 85-6

North Nicosia (Lefkoşa) 180 Pafos 124 Choirokoitia 15, 22, 152 churches Agia Paraskevi 123 Agia Sofia 177 Agia Solomoni 122-3 Agios Andronikos 134 Agios Filon 217 Agios Georgios 199 Agios Ionnis Lambadistis Monastery 109 Agios Lazaros 144-5 Agios Mamas (Agios Sozomenos) 78 Agios Mamas (Morfou) 201 Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis 112-13 Apostolos Varnavas 212-13 Arhangelos Mihail 108 Asinou 113 Basilica of Agia Triada 217, 159 Bedesten 176, 160 Chapelle Royale 151 Faneromeni Church 56, 64 Holy Cross Catholic Church 63 Hrysopolitissa Basilica 123 Panagia Angeloktisti 151 Panagia Chrysaliniotissa 66 Panagia Forviotissa 113 Panagia tis Podythou 113 Panagia tou Araka 115 Stavros tou Agiasmati 115 cinema, see film city kingdoms 23, 25, 76, 93, 120-1, 142, 198, 202, 211 climate 13-14, 224 Commandaria 49, 96, 106 conservation 46 consulates 225-6 Coral Bay 129 costs 14 craft centres & museums Chrysaliniotissa Crafts Centre 66 Cyprus Handicrafts Centre 40, 65, 74 Dervish Pasha Museum 177 Ethnographic Museum (Lefkosia) 66 Ethnographical Museum (Pafos) 123 Folk Art Museum (Kyrenia) 189 Folk Art Museum (Lemesos) 85 Museum of Traditional Embroidery & Silver-Smithing 152 crafts 40-2, 114-15, 145, 176, see also individual crafts credit cards 229 CTP 31 culture 32-42

customs regulations 182, 224, 225 cycling 98, 102, 222, 239 Cyprus crocus 45 Cyprus Museum 56, 63-4 Cyprus problem, the 32-3

D dance 42 dangers 224-5, 246 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) 244-5 Denktaş, Rauf 20, 29, 29-31, 30 Dervish Pasha Museum 177 Dervishes 178 Deryneia 167 Deryneia Martyrs 167 Dhrousia 130 Dipkarpaz 217 disabled travellers 225 diving 86, 124, 164, 169, 189, 222 drinks 49 brandy sour 105 coffee 49 Commandaria 49, 96, 106 wine 96, 106, 107, 231 driving, see car & motorcycle travel Durrell, Lawrence 14, 82, 193, 194-5, 158

E Easter 15, 49-50 economy 20, 29, 33-4 electricity 221 email services 227-8 embassies 225-6 Enkomi 213 enosis 26-7 environmental issues 43, 44, 45-6 EOKA 27, 57, 65-6, 78, 110 Episkopi 94 Erenköy 136 Ethnographical Museum (Pafos) 123 EU, entry into Republic of Cyprus 20, 30-1 Turkey 20 Eurovision Song Contest 20 exchange rates, see inside front cover

F Famagusta 203, 204-10, 205 accommodation 208-9 activities 206-8 attractions 206-8 beaches 208 drinking 209 food 209

history 25, 204 tourist information 206 travel to/from 209-10 travel within 210 Famagusta Gate 62 Faneromeni Church 56, 64 Farouk, King 103, 105 Fatsa Wax Museum 152 ferry services 234, 238 festivals 15, 226-7 Bellapais Music Festival 15, 39, 195, 226 Carnival 15, 87, 226 Cyprus International Film Festival 68 Easter 15, 49-50 International Famagusta Culture & Art Festival 208, 227 Kataklysmos Festival 146 Lemesos Wine Festival 15, 87, 226 Pafos Aphrodite Festival 15, 124-5, 226 Paradise Jazz Festival 39, 116, 136 Ramadan (Ramazan) 50, 227 Fikardou 78-9 film 28, 40-2, 68 Fini 106 folk art, see crafts food 47-54, 227 football 74 Fort of Pafos 122 Frenaros 168 frescoes 67, 100, 108, 109, 113, 115, 123, 212, 151, 8

G galleries, see museums & galleries Gambler’s Inn 176 gay travellers 35, 227 Gemikonağı 201 geography 43 geology 43 Girne, see Kyrenia Golden Beach 15, 203, 215 Goudi 130 Grand Mosque (Larnaka) 146 Grand Mosque (Lemesos) 85 Great Baths 176 Great Inn 172, 176, 181, 6 Greek language 247-51 Green Line 27-8, 30, 57, 64, 174, 235, see also Attila Line Grivas, Georgos 27, 124, 213 guesthouses 221 Güzelyurt 200-1

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H Hadid, Zaha 61 Hala Sultan Tekkesi 150-1, 157 haloumi 47, 48 hammams Büyük Hammam 176 Lemesos hammam 85 Omeriye Hammam 56, 65 handicrafts, see crafts Haydarpasha Mosque 177 health 244-6 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) 244-5 heatstroke 245 insurance 244 jet lag 245 parasites 245-6 snakes 246 traveller’s diarrhoea 245 vaccinations 244 websites 244 heatstroke 245 helimi 47, 48 hiking 98, 104, 131, 139, 192, 222-3, 157 Akamas Peninsula 132-3 Kyrenia 189 Pitsylia 114 Troodos Massif 101-2, 101 Tylliria 137-8 history 20, 22-31 British 26-7 Bronze Age 22-3 Byzantine 25 Chalcolithic 22 Classical 23 Cypro Minoan 23 enosis 26-7 formation of Republic of Cyprus 27-8 Hellenistic 23-4 Neolithic 22 Ottoman 26 partition 27-31, 167, 200, 208 recent history 29-31 reunification talks 20, 30-1, 37 Roman 23-4 taksim 27-31, 167, 200, 208 hitching 242 holidays 227 Holy Cross Catholic Church 63 Holy Monastery of St Nicholas of the Cats 97 Homer 23, 42, 76, 203, 213 horse racing 74 horse riding 102, 223

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hostels 221 hotels 221 howling man 145 Hrysopolitissa Basilica 123 Icon Museum of İskele 213-14 icons 39, 66, 78, 106, 109, 110, 111, 123, 212-13, 213-14 Inia 130 insurance car 175, 241 health 244, 245 travel 227 International Famagusta Culture & Art Festival 208, 227 Internet access 227-8 Internet resources accommodation 220 archaeology 23 food 47, 48 health 244 history 23 news 15 travel 15 İskele 213-14 itineraries ancient sites 18 author’s favourite trip 12 Lefkosia (South Nicosia) 57 nature 18-19 Northern Cyprus 17 Republic of Cyprus 16

J jellyfish 245 jet lag 245 jewellery 65

K Kakopetria 98, 111-12, 153 Kalopanayiotis 108-9 Kampos 138 Kantara Castle 203, 216, 160 Kaplıca 197 Kapoura 79 Karavostasi 201 Karpas Peninsula 214-19, 215 Kataklysmos Festival 146 Kathikas 130 Kato Akourdalia 130-1 000 Map pages 000 Photograph pages

Kato Pafos, see Pafos Kato Pyrgos 137 Kaytazağa Bastion 63 Kemal, Namık 207 Kimon of Athens 142 Kırpaşa Peninsula 214-19, 215 Kissonerga Bay 124 Kiti 151 Kition 145-6 Kokkina 136 Kokkinohoria 168 Kolossi Castle 80, 96, 154 Komninos, Isaak 25, 82, 196, 197, 216 Konnos Beach 15, 140, 170 Kormakitis Peninsula 198 Koruçam Burnu 198 Koruçam Peninsula 198 Kotschy’s bee orchid 44, 45 Kourion 15, 80, 94-6, 95 Kourion Beach 92 krasohoria 98, 106, 107 Kritou Terra 130 Ktima, see Pafos Kumarcılar Han 176 Kykkos Monastery 110-11, 7, 156 Kyrenia 184, 185-92, 188, 159 accommodation 189-90 activities 189 attractions 187-9 beaches 192-3 drinking 191 entertainment 191 food 190-1 hiking 189 Internet access 186 medical services 186 shopping 192 tourist information 187 tours 189 travel to/from 192 travel within 192 Kyrenia Castle 184, 187-8 Kyrenia Shipwreck 162, 188

L lace 40, 66, 140, 152, 231, 158 Laïki Yitonia 64-5 Lala Mustafa Paşa Mosque 203, 207 language 247-54 Aramaic 199 food vocabulary 51-4 Greek 247-51 naming conventions 32-3 Turkish 251-4 Lapidary Museum 177

Lapithos 198 Lapta 198 Lara Beach (north coast) 193 Lara Beach (west coast) 15, 116, 131 Larnaka 140, 142-50, 143 accommodation 146-7 activities 144-6 attractions 144-6 beaches 150 drinking 148 emergency services 144 entertainment 148-9 festivals 146 food 147-8 Internet access 144 medical services 144 shopping 149 tours 146 travel to/from 149-50 travel within 150 Larnaka Salt Lake 151 Lazarus, St 140, 142, 144 Ledra Museum-Observatory 64 Ledra Palace Hotel crossing 57, 63, 75, 167, 178-9, 235 Lefka 201 Lefkara 140, 152, 161, 158 Lefke 201 Lefkoşa, see North Nicosia Lefkosia 56-76, 58, 60, 5 accommodation 68-9 attractions 61-6 drinking 72-3 emergency services 59 entertainment 73-4 festivals 68 food 69-72 history 57 Internet access 59 Laïki Yitonia 64-5 medical services 59 shopping 74 tourist information 61 tours 68 travel to/from 74-6 travel within 76 Venetian walls 56, 57, 61-2 walking tour 66-7, 67 legal matters 187, 228 Lemesos 80, 82-91, 81, 83, 154 accommodation 87-8 activities 84-5 attractions 84-5 beaches 91-3 drinking 89

emergency services 83 entertainment 90 festivals 15, 87, 226 food 88-9 medical services 84 shopping 90 tours 86-7 travel to/from 90-1 travel within 91 Lemesos Medieval Castle & Museum 80, 84 lesbian travellers 35, 227 Leventis Municipal Museum 64 libraries Lefkosia Arts Centre & Library 66 Library of Sultan Mahmut II 177 public 59 Limassol, see Lemesos Liopetri 168 literature 38, see also books Louma Beach 169 Lythrodontas 78, 79

M Magic Road 130 Mağusa, see Famagusta Maheras Monastery 78 Makarios III, Archbishop 27-9, 66, 110, 138 statue of 66, 153 tomb of 111 Makarios Cultural Foundation 66 maps 228 Maraş 140, 167, 207-8 Marathasa Valley 107-11 Marine Life Museum 163 markets 172, 176 Maronites of Koruçam 199 medical services 245, see also health Mesaoria/Mesarya 43, 44, 76, 78-9, 199-200, 203, 210 metric conversions, see inside front cover Mevlevi Order 178 meze 48, 49 mobile-phone services 231-2 monasteries Agios Ionnis Lambadistis Monastery 109 Bellapais Abbey 193-4 Holy Monastery of St Nicholas of the Cats 97 Kykkos Monastery 110-11, 7, 156 Maheras Monastery 78 Monastery of Agia Napa 163, 159

Monastery of Agios Irakleidios 77-8 Monastery of Apostolos Andreas 218 Moni Timiou Stavrou 107 Stavrovouni Monastery 151 Troöditissa Monastery 106 money 14, 174, 225, 228-30, see also inside front cover Morfou 200-1 mosaics 64, 66, 94-6, 116, 121-2, 123, 151, 212, 217 mosques Arablar Mosque 64 Bayraktar Mosque 62 Grand Mosque (Larnaka) 146 Grand Mosque (Lemesos) 85 Hala Sultan Tekkesi 150-1, 157 Haydarpasha Mosque 177 Lala Mustafa Paşa Mosque 203, 207 Omeriye Mosque 65 Selimiye Mosque 172, 176-7 motorcycle travel 240-2 driving licence 241 hire 241 organisations 240 road distance chart 241 road rules 241-2 moufflon 44, 116, 137 Mt Olympus 99, 101, 222, 223 Mouzoura Beach 169 Museum of Barbarism 178 Museum of Traditional Embroidery & Silver-Smithing 152 museums & galleries Agios Georgios Museum 124, 157 Archaeological Museum (Church of Apostolos Varnavas) 212-13 Archaeological Museum (Larnaka) 145 Archaeological Museum (Lemesos) 84-5 Archaeological Museum (Pafos) 123 Archaeological Museum (Polis) 134 Byzantine Art Museum (Lefkosia) 66 Byzantine Museum (Kykkos Monastery) 111 Byzantine Museum (Larnaka) 144-5 Byzantine Museum (Pafos) 123 Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum 68 Cyprus Jewellery Museum 65 Cyprus Museum 56, 63-4 Dervish Pasha Museum 177 Ethnographic Museum (Lefkosia) 66 Ethnographical Museum (Pafos) 123

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European Art Gallery 66 Fatsa Wax Museum 152 Folk Art Museum (Kyrenia) 189 Folk Art Museum (Lemesos) 85 Greek Independence War Gallery 66 House of Hatzigeorgakis Kornesios 65 Icon Museum of İskele 213-14 Kourion Museum 94 Lapidary Museum 177 Larnaka Fort & Medieval Museum 145 Lefkosia Arts Centre & Library 66 Lemesos Medieval Castle & Museum 80, 84 Leventis Municipal Museum 64 Makarios Cultural Foundation 66 Marine Life Museum 163 Museum of Barbarism 178 Museum of Traditional Embroidery & Silver-Smithing 152 National Struggle Museum 66 Natural History Museum 146 Pierides Archaeological Foundation Museum 145 Shipwreck Museum 184, 187-8 Thalassa Municipal Museum of the Sea 162-3 Turkish Museum 177-8 Venetian Palace & Namık Kemal Prison Museum 207 music 38-42 music festivals Bellapais Music Festival 15, 39, 195, 226 Pafos Aphrodite Festival 15, 124-5, 226 Paradise Jazz Festival 39, 116, 136

N Nangomi Bay 15, 203, 215 national parks & nature reserves 44-5, 137-8 National Struggle Museum 146 Natural History Museum 146 Nea Pafos 120-2, 156 Necropolis of Salamis 213, 160 newspapers 221 Nicosia Master Plan 63, 176 Nikitari 113 Nissi Beach 140, 163 North Nicosia 172-83, 173 accommodation 180 activities 176-8

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North Nicosia continued attractions 176-8 emergency services 174 entertainment 181 food 180-1 history 25, 174 Internet access 174 medical services 174 money 175 shopping 181-2 tourist information 175 tours 183 travel to/from 182 travel within 182-3 walking tour 178-80, 179

O Omeriye Hammam 56, 65 Omeriye Mosque 65 Omodos 107 orchids 44, 45, 189 Orounda 78 Ostrich Wonderland Theme Park 68 Othello’s Tower 206-7

P packing 13 Pafos 116, 118-29, 119, 7 accommodation 125-6 activities 124 attractions 120-4 beaches 124 drinking 127-8 emergency services 118 entertainment 128 festivals 15, 124-5, 226 food 126-7 Internet access 118 medical services 118 tourist information 120 tours 124 travel to/from 128 travel within 128-9 Pafos Archaeological Site 120-2, 156 Pafos Gate 62 Pafos mosaics 116, 121-2, 6 Pahyammos 136 painting 39-40, see also frescoes, icons Paleomylos 106 Panagia Angeloktisti 151 Panagia Chrysaliniotissa 66 000 Map pages 000 Photograph pages

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Panagia Forviotissa 113 Panagia tis Podythou 113 Panagia tou Araka 115 Pano Akourdalia 130-1 Pano Panagia 138 Papadopoulos, Tassos 20 Paradise Jazz Festival 39, 116, 136 Paralimni 167 partition 27-31, 167, 200, 208 passports 234, 235, see also visas Pedoulas 98, 108, 156 Pegeia 129-30 pensions 220-1 Pera 78, 153 Peristerona 78 Perivolia 150 Pernera 140, 169-70 Pernera Beach 169 Petra tou Romiou 15, 80, 93, 5, 155 photography 230 picnicking 79, 93, 102-3, 106, 107, 111, 113, 131, 135, 137, 139, 240 Pierides, Dimitris 66, 145 Pierides, Theodosis 38 Pierides Archaeological Foundation Museum 145 Pissouri Bay 92-3 Pitsylia 113-15 planning 13-15 discount cards 225 holidays 227 intineraries 12, 16-19 plants 44, 197-8, see also individual species Platres 103-6, 104 Polis 133-6, 134 Pomos 136 population 20, 35-6 postal services 230 pottery 22-3, 40, 84, 106, 123, 145, 149 Prodromos 106 property, buying 187 Protaras 140, 169-70 Protaras Beach 169-70 puppet shadow theatre 41, 180 Pyla 168-9

Richard the Lionheart 25, 27, 34, 80, 82, 84, 93, 197, 216 Rizokarpaso 217 road distance chart 241 Roccas Bastion 63 Royal Tombs 213, 160

S safe travel 224 hitching 242 insurance 175, 227, 241, 244, 245 road rules 241-2 St Barnabas 24, 77, 144, 212, 219 St Helena 97, 151 St Hilarion cabbage 45 St Hilarion Castle 184, 196, 5 St Lazarus 140, 142, 144 St Paul’s Pillar 123 Salamis 15, 203, 211-12, 211, 8 Sanctuary of Apollon Ylatis 96, 7, 156 SBAs, see Sovereign Base Areas sculpture 23, 39-40 sea urchins 245 Seferis, Georgos 103 Selimiye Mosque 172, 176-7 sexual health 246 Shipwreck Museum 184, 187-8 shipwrecks 86 shopping 231 Sipahi 217 skiing 99, 100, 223 Skordokefalos 79 Skoutari Beach 169 snakes 43, 246 snorkelling 223 soccer 74 Solea Vallery 111-13 Soloi 184, 202 Sotira 168 South Nicoisa, see Lefkosia Sovereign Base Areas (SBAs) 27 Akamas 131 Akrotiri 27, 96-7 Dekelia 168, 224, 225 spas 125 Stavros tis Psokas 137-8 Stavros tou Agiasmati 115 Stavrovouni Monastery 151

R radio 221 Ramadan (Ramazan) 50, 227 religion 37, 219 restaurants 50 reunification talks 20, 30-1, 37, see also taksim

T taksim 27-31, 41, 167, 200, 208 Tamassos 76-7 tavernas 50 taxes 14, 236 taxis 242-3

telephone services 231-2 Thalassa Municipal Museum of the Sea 162-3 theatre 41, 74, 180, 208, 227 theme parks Aphrodite Waterpark 124 Ostrich Wonderland Theme Park 68 Pafos Bird Park 124 Water World 163 Wet’n’Wild 85 time 232, 270 tipping 229 Tombs of the Kings 15, 116, 120 tourist information 232-3 tours 243 train travel 239 travellers cheques 229-30 traveller’s diarrhoea 245 Trikomo 213-14 Tree of Idleness 194 Treis Elies 98, 106-8 trekking, see hiking Troödos 100-3 Troödos Massif 98-115, 99, 8, 157 Turkish baths, see hammams Turkish language 251-4 Turkish Museum 177-8 turtles 44, 131, 193, 216

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Unesco World Heritage sites 98, 100 Agios Ionnis Lambadistis Monastery 109 Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis 112-13, 8 Arhangelos Mihail 108 Asinou 113 Panagia Forviotissa 113 Panagia tis Podythou 113 Panagia tou Araka 115 Stavros tou Agiasmati 115

weddings 34 weever fish 245 weight & measures 221, see also inside front cover wildflowers 44, 45, 189 wildlife 43-4, see also individual species windsurfing 223 wine 96, 106, 107, 231 Commandaria 49, 96, 106 Lemesos Wine Festival 15, 87, 226 women in Cyprus 37 women travellers 233 women’s health 246

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Xyliatos Dam 79 Xylofagou 168

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Zafer Burnu 218 Zenon of Kition 142 Zygi 150

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