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Geographical Locations : Cyprus : Lefkosia (District)

Lythrodontas is a village of the Nicosia district, some 25km south of the capital and built at 420 m above sea level. The village is well-known for its olive groves mainly cultivated for oil production. The scenery around Lythrodontas is rich in wild vegetation, mostly pine trees and thyme. It is also rich in cultivations of citrus and other type of fruit, vines, vegetables, pulses, walnuts and grain. The village is also involved in raising livestock, while the women do a lot of tailoring and embroidery work.
The area was originally settled in the Hellenistic period but the village derives its name from its first inhabitant of the Byzantine years, Erithrodontas. Characteristic features of the village are the two stone-built dam locks and one of the most interesting sites is the abandoned monastery of Profitis Elias.
The visitors of Lythrodontas will enjoy its unique natural beauty in combination with the comfort and services offered by a big and developed village. They can also avail of the village swimming pool, horse riding school, the nature trails, biking, the painting holidays and the special interests arts and crafts activities offered by «Avli Arts Centre».

This location is under Lefkosia (District)




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