Medieval Castle & Museum
Cultural Places, Larnaka
Larnaka’s Medieval Museum is part of the Medival Castle and is housed on castle's second floor. Museum is set at the the end of the palm-tree promenade of Phoinikoudes. The museum’s collection cover 15 centuries of history, with exhibits and artefacts from the Early Christian period (4th-7th centuries), Byzantine wall-paintings of the 11th-16th centuries, Medieval glazed pottery from the 12th-18th century, helmets and swords of the Venetian period (15th-16th century), and metal cooking utensils of the Ottoman period (18th-19th century). In the courtyard there is collection of ancient Ottoman cannons with open air theater with seating up to 600 pax and is used in summer for various functions. Castle was originally built during the Middle Ages and was used during Ottoman rule. During the British rule, castle was eventually converted it into a prison. Opening and closing times as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.
Entrance fee is €2.50
For organised groups of more than 10 pax there is a 20% discount. Special discount cards available: 1 day entry card €8.50, 3 day entry card €17.00, 7 day entry card €25.00 Pensioners from EU 50% discount