Larnaca is the oldest and the third largest city of Cyprus. Larnaca the capital of eponymous district is situated on the southern coast of Cyprus. It is one of the recently developed cities of Cyprus having an urban population of only 84,591 in 2011. It is becoming a great tourist attraction among the beauty and nature lovers. Larnaca being the largest and primary international airport of the country is engaged in both cargo and passenger inflow in the town. It has also a seaport and a marina for both passenger and cargo.
Larnaca is actually built on the ruins of the ancient Citium, which is regarded as the birthplace of Stoic philosopher Zeno. Larnaca also has a rich history with that attracts history lovers to know about its past civilization. It is said that in ancient times it was known by the name Kitiou with the strong belief that first settlement in Larnaca was established 6000 years ago by Khittim, the grandson of Noah. Later the name Larnaca that means coffins in Greek was named after the findings of several burial sites of Kition settlements. From ancient times, Larnaca had been an attraction for several external rulers because of its prime location in the Mediterranean Region that made it rich in minerals and other resources. It has experienced the rules of the Greeks, Persians, Egyptians, Romans, Byzantines, Turks and the Britishers.
The town also has a collection of popular bars, cafes, hotels and a few restaurants mostly situated along the beach where both the locals and the tourists have their coffee and meals. You get abundant variety of seafood and the taste is great,