Cyprus has continuously been the nerve centre of trading between Europe, Asia and Africa. It has been also a destination of migrating imperialists and conquers, from the early invasions by the Persians, Phoenicians and Alexander the Great. It is therefore a distinct centre that has embraced different architectural and diverse cultures over a long period of time. The last masters that gave Cyprus its autonomy was Britain who left the region with its own common law legal system. The Cypriots have undergone political upheavals since independence in 1960 which have only calmed down in the early 90s.
The enriched cultural heritage and concrete historical facts of Cyprus has been wooing many visitors from the EU and other parts of the world. It has a collection of historical artifacts’ that date back 9000 years ago. There is a mixture of Turkish and Greek culture on the island although the Republic has not yet attained an independent identity. The relic of early Roman culture, Greek temples and mediaeval paintings attracts the visitors who are fond of ancient history. The designs of early epoch are still made by the local folks such as pottery, copperware, and tapestry and silver items. Visiting the island will enable you to experience the fascinating history of Europe.
The diversified tourism ranging from calm beaches, trading centre, intriguing mountains and infrastructure has been bringing in numerous visitors from Europe and other parts of the world who want to experience the enthralling taste of the islands life. This has led to the development of property and tourism industry, scaling at great heights as Reuters had opined last year. The low cost of living compared to the de luxe Europe nations has been the main ground for resorting to the precious island. The presence of international airports has enabled the prompt entry and departure within very short time. There are other means of transport such as the ocean though ship or boats. This is reinforced by the local road network infrastructure that connects the central Laminus and peripheral cities.
Cyprus climate is another source of contentment to many visitors who are locked in excruciating winters in Europe. The Mediterranean climate that is a conflation of hot dry summers and mild winters makes them an ideal zone for visitors from Northern Europe where the cold keeps the people indoors. Spring and autumn are only for very short time and are hardly felt. The presence of sunshine for almost eleven hours during the day reckons well with the visitors basking in the beach.
The island of Cyprus is a wonderful destination site for many visitors who wish to settle for a long period of time. There has been mushrooming of property developers, real estate firms and other players who have enabled the establishment of condominiums, apartments and independent housing units. They have played a great role in facilitating the foreigners to overcome the complex transactions that make them home owners. They enable the leasehold or freehold ownership of property to the visitors who have chosen to have an experience in the amazing island. The intricate nature of property transactions can mess you up in a foreign land due to varying distinction of jurisdictions, having a realtor is prime to avoid preying fraudsters.
The island is highly diversified as each zone will have its own spell binding features that will attract the visitor. You may visit the city of Laminus to see the Altar of Apollo or the temple of Achilles; others want to climb the Toodos Mountains. The island is especially rich in the mediaeval historical factual and architecture that bring the events of ancient epoch to your memories.
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