Kolossi Medieval Castle

Local nameCastle of Kolossi
LocationLimassol District, Cyprus

Kolossi Castle is a former Crusader stronghold on the south-west edge of Kolossi village 14 kilometres west of the city of Limassol on the island of Cyprus. It held great strategic importance in the Middle Ages, and contained large facilities for the production of sugar from the local sugarcane, one of Cyprus's main exports in the period. The original castle was possibly built in 1210 by the Frankish military, when the land of Kolossi was given by King Hugh I to the Knights of the Order of St John of Jerusalem.The present castle was built in 1454 by the Hospitallers under the Commander of Kolossi, Louis de Magnac, whose coat-of-arms can be seen carved into the castle's walls.Owing to rivalry among the factions in the Crusader Kingdom of Cyprus, the castle was taken by the Knights Templar in 1306, but returned to the Hospitallers in…

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Opening hours

Sep 16 - Apr 15:
Mon - Sun: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Apr 16 - Sep 15:
Mon - Sun: 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Admission

Single ticket: € 2.50

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolossi_Castle

More information by CTO http://www.visitcyprus.com/wps/portal/!ut/p/c5/pZHLroIwEIafxSfozDBy2iWS9kDxhgVvG8PCnHCi6ML4_Na4EYyysF1--TL__CO2wv-mutZ_1aU-NdVBrMU23GkTRS5lAkApgcrMOpdMEfLQ880T_0UTA6lMDYkQgYO2PRkRkJ6PFOsClAq6NgTgOcUJJwvIHLVsaZbazw7yfFEQguUeG79JLn96Zq_uTYU7ePMiePBPzbT56-7tBGh9fp0NrSUmlNTjY4fP5rHxG4zZqMKCTLu8c5uQP-f3_UyT03Ev3L4R52NZlmuo0zr952gwuAEVM-C9/dl3/d3/L2dJQSEvUUt3QS9ZQnZ3LzZfRUZBQVNJNDIwOEZWRTAyVTNRUVJUMjEwSjQ!/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/English__en/CTO+B2C/Tourist+Information/Culture/Sites_and_Monuments/Kolossi

More information by CTO http://www.visitcyprus.com/wps/portal/!ut/p/c5/pZHLroIwEIafxSfozDBy2iWS9kDxhgVvG8PCnHCi6ML4_Na4EYyysF1--TL__CO2wv-mutZ_1aU-NdVBrMU23GkTRS5lAkApgcrMOpdMEfLQ880T_0UTA6lMDYkQgYO2PRkRkJ6PFOsClAq6NgTgOcUJJwvIHLVsaZbazw7yfFEQguUeG79JLn96Zq_uTYU7ePMiePBPzbT56-7tBGh9fp0NrSUmlNTjY4fP5rHxG4zZqMKCTLu8c5uQP-f3_UyT03Ev3L4R52NZlmuo0zr952gwuAEVM-C9/dl3/d3/L2dJQSEvUUt3QS9ZQnZ3LzZfRUZBQVNJNDIwOEZWRTAyVTNRUVJUMjEwSjQ!/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/English__en/CTO+B2C/Tourist+Information/Culture/Sites_and_Monuments/Kolossi

Phone +35725934907

Address Kolossi, Lemesos, Cyprus

Coordinates 34°39'54.679" N 32°56'2.787" E

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