Immerse yourself in Larnaka region's cultural treasures and unique attractions through a series of innovative virtual and interactive experiences
Larnaka Storytelling Statues
Listen to Larnaka statues, busts and monuments tell their story in their 'own' words by simply scanning the QR code on participating monuments to receive a call-back on your smart device. The monuments recount their unique tales in English or Greek and offer a fascinating insight into the personalities and events that shaped Larnaka region's long and rich history.
Look out for the statues in the city centre and beyond - identified by the Larnaka Storytelling Statues logo - and simply scan. Can you find them all?
Watch the introduction video here.
Read more here.
The initiative won a Gold award at the 'Cyprus Tourism Awards 2021'.
Larnaka 360° Cultural Walk
Virtually explore Larnaka city centre, the parallel promenade and surrounding areas, which are filled with cultural treasures, natural attractions, archaeological wonders... and much more! This highly comprehensive and interactive virtual tour is ideal as a preparatory guide for what you can experience when visiting Larnaka city, and for planning a self-guided tour, or for using whilst physically touring as a virtual ‘tour guide’. Included is detailed information for each attraction, ariel views and bonus audio-visual material such as linking to the Larnaka Storytelling Statues and Larnaka Virtual Museums platforms. Start your tour here!
Larnaka Virtual Museums
Take a tour of nine of Larnaka region's unique and interesting museums with added, enriched content, including 3D renditions and supporting audio and video content. Ideal as an introduction to some of the most popular museums in the city and rural communities in lieu of a visit, as well as an interactive way to discover the region's history and culture from the comfort of your own home.
Whether you would like to take a tour at home, or enhance your experience at the actual museum by combining a physical tour with the added, bonus material, simply click on the museum of your choice to discover more.
Read more and select your museum here.
The initiative won a Bronze award at the 'Cyprus Tourism Awards 2021'.
Virtual Reconstructions of Larnaka Region Archaeological Sites
Read about each of the reconstructions and their history here.
Ancient Port of Kition Virtual Reconstruction: watch video here.
Kalavasos-Tenta Archaeological Site - Virtual Reconstruction: watch the video here
Church of the Holy Cross, Tochni - Virtual Reconstruction: watch the video here.
Larnaka Virtual Diving Routes
Dive into Larnaka's underwater kingdoms with a series of 3D diving routes that bring the region's world-renowned wrecks and thriving artificial reefs to life. The Larnaka Virtual Diving Routes application virtually maps out the dive areas to show their sites in 3D form, complete with the ability to navigate and view at all angles. It also includes a tour through underwater footage at different parts of dives; suggested dive routes, and other useful, practical information and statistics.