Strovolos Sights and Landmarks Guide, Cyprus
Strovolos, a city located in Nicosia, is the second biggest municipality in the whole of Cyprus. The city itself is erected around the 18th-century church of Agios Georgios, one of the many churches in this city that was named after St. George. By traversing the streets of Strovolos, visitors will be captivated by the Byzantine and Greek influences of Strovolos architecture. Find out more about the captivating Strovolos Sights.
Strovolos Sights – Cultural Heritages
Since its establishment as a city, Strovolos has given painstaking attention to the development of its culture. The city’s cultural treasures have a very personal touch to it in such a way that the visitors can readily identify its uniqueness, exuding a sense that is identifiably Strovolos.
Pancyprian Geographical Museum. This museum showcases the geology of Strovolos. It provides an exhibit of minerals and semiprecious stones dug in the grounds of Strovolos, especially copper, which gave Cyprus immense riches in the pre-Christian times. The structure of the museum was so beautifully restored that it was enough reason in itself to visit the place.
Municipal Library. Started as a study room and later expanding into a loaning library, The Municipal Library became fully operational since 1993. Through the years, the library extended its services to its readers and played a role in the advancing cultural activities through book fairs, publications, and other educational programs.
Strovolos Sights – Recreational Areas
Although the Strovolos Sights are nothing like the usual astounding landscapes or intangible historical remnants from other famous places, their simplicity as a representative of the everyday Strovolos life will definitely mark a lasting impression to those who will visit. Take for instance the following recreational spots:
Municipal Sport Centre. Strovolos has long had a tradition of athletic excellence. The Sports Centre was recently established to further develop the sporting talents of its people. The amenities found in the centre include basketball courts, football pitches, and tennis courts.
Municipal Theatre. Completed in 2003, this theatre was designed to be used to host a variety of theatrical activities ranging from operas, ballets, and theatre presentations. True to its vision, the theater has brought invaluable contribution to the development of the theatre arts not only in Strovolos but also throughout Cyprus.
Hall of Music. Also completed in 2003, the Hall of Music was intended to be a venue for musical recitals and concerts. Meticulous planning was done to meet its acoustic demands, making sure they are of world-class quality. Musical conductors, soloists and other musical artists that have used the Hall of Music are all pleased with the way the room has echoed the sounds of the musical instruments at play.
Yes, Strovolos may not have all the lavish attractions like that of Larnaca Sights (Larnaca is Cyprus’ largest city), but every visit to the municipality is worth paying for. It has treats that will surely mesmerize its audience and visitors. Locals boast of what had transcended in the place through time.
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