Limassol

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professional team

. Limassol also has an independent civilian Rugby Union team, the Limassol Crusaders, who play at the AEK Achileas Stadium and participate in the Joint Services Rugby League. There is a professional handball (team handball) team, APEN Agiou Athanasiou. An annual marathon event takes place each year in Limassol the Limassol International Marathon GSO. Rowing and canoeing are rapidly becoming very popular in Limassol, due to the 3 Nautical clubs in the city of Limassol


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and amusing masquerading. This custom is very old, going back to pagan rituals. With the passage of time it has acquired a different, purely entertaining character, with a large, popular following. The festival starts with the entrance parade of the King Carnival, followed by a fancy-dress competition for children. During the Carnival parade in the main streets, large crowds from all over the island gather to watch the floats with the serenade and other masqueraded groups. Many fancy-dress balls and parties take place at many hotels every night. During the first quarter of September, the great Wine Festival of Cyprus takes place in the Limassol Municipal Garden, every evening between 8.00 hrs – 23.00 hrs. During the festival the visitor has the chance to taste some of the best Cyprus wines, which are offered free of charge. On some evenings, various groups from Cyprus and abroad perform folk dancing (folk dance) and there are also choirs and others. Other festivals are Yermasogeia Flower Festival (May), Festival of the Flood (June), Shakespearean nights (Shakespearean nights, Cyprus) and Festival of Ancient Greek Drama (International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama, Cyprus). Furthermore, the city of Limassol introduced the first Beer festival in July 2003. This is a three-day dance festival by the sea in the heart of the city centre. Visitors can enjoy a variety of Cypriot beers and imported beers, such as KEO, Heineken (Heineken Pilsener), Amstel (Amstel Brewery) and Becks (Beck's Brewery). The entrance to the festival is free of charge and beers are sold at low prices, complemented by a mix of international music. Festivals in Limassol The sixth Junior Eurovision Song Contest was held in Limassol, in the Spyros Kyprianou Athletic Centre (Spyros Kyprianou Athletic Center). Sports thumb Limassol Marathon logo. (File:Limassolmarathonlogo.jpg) thumb left Spyros Kyprianou Athletic Center (File:Spyros Kiprianou Sports Centre Limassol.jpg) thumb left 160px Skatepark in Molos area (File:Limassol new seaside skateboard desk night Limassol Republic of Cyprus.jpg)thumb 150px Bicycle lane in Molos area. (File:Limassol bicycle lane by night Limassol Republic of Cyprus.jpg) Apollon Limassol and AEL FC (AEL Limassol) are the two major sport clubs in Limassol, which have football (Association football), basketball and volleyball teams. In basketball, Apollon and AEL are very powerful teams). In football, both teams Apollon and AEL play in First Division (Cypriot First Division). Aris Limassol (Aris Limassol F.C.) is another football team which plays in First Division and like AEL is one of the founding teams of the Cyprus Football Association (KOP). AEL women volleyball teams is the permanent champion of Cyprus. There are also teams in athletics (Track and field athletics), bowling, cycling and other sports. The football stadium of Limassol is Tsirion (Tsirion Stadium), with capacity of 16 000, which hosts the three football teams of Limassol and in the past it hosted Cyprus national football team. It was used also for athletics. There are various other stadiums for other sports in Limassol. The Apollon Limassol basketball stadium, hosted the 2003 FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Europe South Regional Challenge Cup Final Four. The two basketball teams of Limassol participated and AEL became the first Cypriot sport team to win a European Trophy. In 2006, Limassol hosted the FIBA Europe All Star Game (All-star game) in Spyros Kiprianou Sports Centre, as it had the year before. Also, in the Limassol district the Cyprus Rally (Cyprus Rally) was hosted for World Rally Championship and currently is organizing the Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Limassol also has an independent civilian Rugby Union team, the Limassol Crusaders, who play at the AEK Achileas Stadium and participate in the Joint Services Rugby League. There is a professional handball (team handball) team, APEN Agiou Athanasiou. An annual marathon event takes place each year in Limassol the Limassol International Marathon GSO. Rowing and canoeing are rapidly becoming very popular in Limassol, due to the 3 Nautical clubs in the city of Limassol. The Germasoyia dam is the place for both practising and competitions. International relations WikiPedia:Limassol Commons:Category:Limassol


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"FoF" Ship fate *EMEL Fashion, US based fashion designing firm co-founded by Taiwanese fashion designer Michelle Liu and Ken Wu in Los Angeles, CA. *EMEL (ΕΜΕΛ in Greek Characters), the main bus company. in Limassol, Cyprus. '''Strovolos''' ( ) is a municipality of Nicosia. With a population of nearly 70,000, (approximate value 2007) it is the second biggest municipality of Cyprus, after Limassol, and the biggest municipality


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a Manchester United visit. Expect double a figure score in such a case. Tickets are relatively cheap when compared to European leagues where on average a full price ticket costs less than €20. However football hooliganism is a problem as of late, so take care. An annual marathon event takes place every February, the Limassol Marathon GSO Limassol Marathon GSO is expanding into a big athletic celebration where Marathon runners from all over the world will meet


unique history

enough games and at the same time the respect of many European football clubs. However the game, in which Apollon wrote his own unique history is non other than with the big opponent of F.C. Internazionale Milano (Inter Milan) in the UEFA Cup! The 1 – 0 in "Stadio Giuseppe Meazza" (San Siro) left margins for Apollon to believe in a miracle, against the Italians for the second leg game of 3 November 1993. The Cup Champions, staffed with a squad of international players


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themselves. Inside the garden, there is a small zoo. There, the visitor can see deer, moufflon (mouflon)s, ostriches, pheasants, tigers, lions, monkeys, vultures, pelicans and other animals and different kinds of birds. Not far from the zoo there is the small natural history museum and the garden theatre that is reconstructed to host famous international groups. * A series of public sculptures commissioned by the Limassol Municipality, can be found on the reclamation (now Twin Cities


high association

marcos_baghdatis index.php title Who is Marcos Baghdatis? accessdate 2007-07-12 date January 21, 2007 publisher Hellenictennis.org.au He was the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open and a semifinalist at the 2006 Wimbledon Championships and reached a career-high ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) ranking of no. 8 in August 2006. '''


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in 1454 by the Hospitallers. Dwellers in the castle include the Templars (Knights Templar) and the already mentioned Hospitallers. During the Lusignan period. Lapithos boasted a greater population than Limassol, Famagusta or Paphos. It was known under the name ''Le field de la Pison'', believed to be a false etymology for ''Lapithos''. It is known that a few years before the Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) Turkish conquest of Cyprus (1571), 3000 troops were


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with 101,000 inhabitants (2011). ''Population Census - Key Figures'' - Statistical Service of Cyprus The Port of Limassol is one of the busiest ports in the Mediterranean transit trade and the largest port in Cyprus. It has also become one of the most important tourism, trade, and service-providing centres in the area. Limassol is renowned for its extensive cultural traditions, and is home to the Cyprus University of Technology. A wide spectrum of activities and a number of museums and archaeological (archaeology) site (Archaeological site)s are available to the interested visitor. Consequently, Limassol attracts a wide range of tourists mostly during an extended summer season to be accommodated in a wide range of hotels and apartments. A large marina is currently being constructed near the old town. Limassol was built between two ancient cities, Amathus and Kourion, and during Byzantine (Byzantine Empire) rule it was known as Neapolis (new town). Limassol's historical centre is located around its medieval Limassol Castle and the Old Port. Today the city spreads along the Mediterranean coast and has extended much farther than the castle and port, with its suburbs stretching along the coast to Amathus. To the west of the city is the Akrotiri Area of the British Overseas Territory (British Overseas Territories) of Akrotiri and Dhekelia. Limassol ranked 87th worldwide in Mercer's Quality of Living Survey (Mercer Quality of Living Survey) (2012), between Bratislava and Tallinn. WikiPedia:Limassol Commons:Category:Limassol


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be often over priced in Lefkara, due to a large number of tourists flocking there, especially during the tourist season. *Opening hours for most shops are M-F 9AM-1PM 3PM-7PM (siesta time in between, outside of the tourist area most smaller shops are not open on Wednesday afternoons) and Saturdays 9AM-2PM. Only some convenience stores (Periptero in Greek) would be open 24 hours on all days. Eat Kebab can be optimum for a relatively cheap, fresh and filling meal. Be careful with colourful

"tourist" cafes since those are often over-priced and offer low quality conventional sandwiches or ''English Breakfasts''. Mousaka or Kleftiko are popular, however your best bet (especially if you are hungry), is a '''traditional Cyprus Meze''' (either of the meat or fish variety), which usually includes a myriad of small hot and cold dishes for a reasonable price. Try targeting restaurants that cater for the locals. You should not encounter a client waiter language barrier

Limassol

'''Limassol''' ( The municipality is the most populous in the country with 101,000 inhabitants (2011). ''Population Census - Key Figures'' - Statistical Service of Cyprus

The Port of Limassol is one of the busiest ports in the Mediterranean transit trade and the largest port in Cyprus. It has also become one of the most important tourism, trade, and service-providing centres in the area. Limassol is renowned for its extensive cultural traditions, and is home to the Cyprus University of Technology. A wide spectrum of activities and a number of museums and archaeological (archaeology) site (Archaeological site)s are available to the interested visitor. Consequently, Limassol attracts a wide range of tourists mostly during an extended summer season to be accommodated in a wide range of hotels and apartments. A large marina is currently being constructed near the old town.

Limassol was built between two ancient cities, Amathus and Kourion, and during Byzantine (Byzantine Empire) rule it was known as Neapolis (new town). Limassol's historical centre is located around its medieval Limassol Castle and the Old Port. Today the city spreads along the Mediterranean coast and has extended much farther than the castle and port, with its suburbs stretching along the coast to Amathus. To the west of the city is the Akrotiri Area of the British Overseas Territory (British Overseas Territories) of Akrotiri and Dhekelia.

Limassol ranked 87th worldwide in Mercer's Quality of Living Survey (Mercer Quality of Living Survey) (2012), between Bratislava and Tallinn.

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