Troodos Mountains

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The Troodos Mountains are situated in Cyprus. Their highest mountain, which is also the island's highest point, is Mount Olympus with 1,952 metres.

Troodos Mountains
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Troodos Mountains

During the second half of 20th century most young people have the left the villages in the mountains, but efforts have been made to establish the region as a tourist resort.

There are 9 churches in Troodos that are counted among Unesco's World Heritage Sites and several monasteries, of which the Kykkos monastery is the most famous and rich.

Villages in the Troodos Mountains (selection)

  • Agros
  • Kakopetria
  • Prodromos

See also

de:Troodos-Gebirge

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