Lambousa Kingdom of Antique Treasures
A morning walking tour of Lambousa and its historical sites then visit Lapta village historical churches and Houses.
According to Historians Lambousa was built in 1300 BC by Hellenes, (Greeks) and more specifically from Praksandros coming aconia in Peloponese Greece. Praksandros and Kifeas are also,the founders of the town of Kyrenia. Lambousa was gaining glory and wealth since the beginning but especially during the times of Alexander the Great, Greek Commander of the Hellenes from the kingdom of Macedonia (330 BC) and beyond.
Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine (Greek) eras proved to be the most prosperous and Lamousa became an important administrative city with a Gymnasium, a semi – cyclical Greek Theatre, public buildings, and dockyards, as well as harbour for merchant shipping between Greece and the Roman provinces. Lambousa’s Ancient Greek , and then Byzantine (Greek) name means means the ‘Shining’. Unfortunately, Lambousa was destroyed in the 17th century during Arab raids. The town wall, the rock graves, which have been the popular hunts of treasure seekers, and served as stone quarries, and the fish tanks are among the ruins of the Roman period which have survived to the present day.
Typical Traditional Turkish Kitchen
In the afternoon learn how to make local, Cheese – Sweet-Tahini – Meat and Ricotta Pie, Cacik, Houmous, and Makaronni Graten, and Taste!
İncludes: Mercedes Vito Minibus, English speaking guide, Museum entrances free, excludes Lunch
Pick-up from Hotel around: 09:30 Return to hotel around: 16:00
Minimum 4 Pax
Maximum 9 Pax
Price per person: 30 £
Private Tour: 1-4 Pax 120 £