Larnaca is considered as the oldest city in the country and is a popular holiday destination for travelers the world over because of its landmarks, museums and opportunities for diving.
Larnaca Medieval Museum in Larnaca Fort – Cyprus is one of the museums that tourists do not fail to see when visiting the city.
The Larnaca Medieval Museum in Larnaca Fort – Cyprus is located along Leoforos Athinon close to the southern end of the Larnaca Promenade.
The biggest airport in the country is located right in Larnaca and here, international flights are accommodated.
From the airport, you can take a going to Larnaca Promenade. The promenade is pleasant enough for a leisurely stroll so you can simply walk towards Larnaca Medieval Museum in Larnaca Fort – Cyprus to visit the museum.
What to See and Do
The Larnaca Medieval Museum in Larnaca Fort – Cyprus has exhibits on artifacts from archeological expeditions to the Hala Sultan Tekkesi site as well as the site where Ancient Kition used to be.
The museum is housed on the upper floor of the Larnaca Fort and after your tour of the museum; you can take a stroll down the Larnaca Promenade or visit one of the cafes and restaurants lining up the area behind the fort.
You can also get excellent views of the promenade and the sea from the fort.
The Larnaca Fort was erected by the Turks some time in the year 1625 to defend and protect the city from foreign invasion.
However, the site was more commonly used as a prison, particularly when the city came under British sovereignty.
The fort is shaped like a square tower and was reconstructed once again during the Ottoman Period.
The fort is now home to a museum and its courtyard is often used for cultural festivities.
The cost to enter and view the exhibits at the Larnaca Medieval Museum in Larnaca Fort – Cyprus is about 1.71 Euros.
Taxis have a flag down rate of sixty-five cents and twenty-two cents are charged for every kilometer thereafter.
The Larnaca Medieval Museum in Larnaca Fort – Cyprus is open from Monday to Friday; from 9 in the morning up to 5 in the afternoon.
The opening hours are applicable year-round except from the 1st of March thru the 31st of October when the museum opens at 9 in the morning and closes at 6 in the evening.
Saturdays, Sundays, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day; the museum is closed.