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Cyprus Sights

Omodos

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  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/20/2015

Fodor's Review

One of the prettiest villages in Cyprus, Omodos sits on the southern slopes of the Troodos Mountains. It's an ancient wine-making town centered around a historic Byzantine monastery, Timios Stavros. As you wander the narrow cobblestone streets lined with whitewashed villas (and plenty of tourist shops), be sure to stop into one of the many wine-tasting stalls for a sample or two of wines made from Cypriot grapes like Xynisteri (white) and Mavro (red); some shops still

display old-fashioned grape presses and other wine-making paraphernalia.

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Omodos, Cyprus

Website: www.omodos.org

Updated 02/20/2015

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