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Protaras This is a young and promising resort preferred by lovers of peaceful rest. Protaras is located near the popular resort of Ayia Napa, famous for its loud partying and lots of nightlife. So if you want vacationers can easily reach the noisy discos and restaurants, and live with in a calm and peaceful atmosphere. Protaras is the ideal place for families with children, so many hotels are targeted precisely at family rest.
As for the beaches, Protaras Beach remains the most popular and crowded one. Here you will find sports equipment rental centers, entertainment clubs for children, and several cafes where you can eat and take a break from the hot sun. Green Bay Beach is more secluded and quiet. The main entertainment offered to guests here are underwater hunting, fishing, and scuba diving. The reason for that is in the fact Protaras is famous for its beautiful sea caves. Thousands of tourists go down under water to see this wonder of nature.
There are also several interesting sights in Protaras. An old chapel located on a hill is one of them. This place is very popular among honeymooners, and many people order a wedding ceremony in the chapel. You will be able to get acquainted with the inhabitants of the deep sea by visiting the aquarium named "Ocean Aquarium Park". Here you will see hundreds of types of fish, marine mammals and corals. We can also advise visiting the show "Singing Fountains" as evening entertainment. This is a truly magical spectacle that attracts visitors even from neighboring resorts. Vacationers can also participate in excursions to the neighboring cities Dherinia, Paralimni and Famagusta, where they will be able to visit many remarkable places and enjoy wonderful nature. Ayia Napa is the best destination for shopping and entertainments. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
One of the most visited attractions of the resort is Cape Greco. These places are famous for their natural beauty. The western part of the cape is full of many beautiful caves. They are really harmonious and give the impression of man-made objects. Cape Greco is considered one of the most romantic places on the island. In its western part is located the so-called Bridge of Lovers. That's what they call a beautiful rock that hangs over the water and resembles an original bridge. Valley of windmills is the most interesting place of the resort. In fact, it is a large agricultural area where the locals grow vegetables and fruits. Mill pumps fully compensate the lack of fresh water for irrigation. Several hundred wind generators have been built in the valley. The whole system looks incredibly impressive and attracts curious tourists.
Protaras There is a Historical Museum in the city. It will tell visitors about the most interesting events that the city had to endure. The museum has a rich collection of archaeological finds, discovered by researchers on the island. A collection of vehicles is especially worth highlighting among the exhibits of later periods. You can also see ancient carts, used by local residents hundreds of years ago, and the most luxurious carriages formerly owned by the aristocracy. Among the religious attractions of Protoros is the church of Agios Elias. It was built in the 14th century. There is a church near the coast, on top of a cliff. To climb it, you need to overcome a narrow stone staircase. A wonderful church in Byzantine style preserved many elements of its old decoration. It has an ancient wooden altar, as well as painting on the walls. From the adjacent territory of the church opens a wonderful view of the coast.
In the immediate vicinity of the resort, is another interesting religious monument - the church of St. Barbara. The exact date of its construction is unknown. The first official mention of the church dates back to the middle of the 19th century. It is a vivid monument of traditional Mediterranean architecture. The facade of the church is rich in decoration. Beautiful arcades with columns complement the architectural monument.

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