Larnaca, although modern, It has also got alot of history. After Saint Lazaruss resurrection he became the first bishop of Larnaca. Agios Lazarus was built where the saints remains were found, to honour him. Saint Lazarus church, is located close to the Phinikoudes beach,anyone is able to visit the church at all times and also has weekly tours where visitors discover its vast history.
The neolithic settlement of choirokitia was founded by a community of primary farmers, who made a livelihood tending livestock, hunting and trading with neighbouring communities. Its believed to date back to 5800 B.C. Also to be found are the ruins of ancient city Kition, birthplace of infamous philosopher Zenon, founder of the Stoic School (Greek school of philosophy) in 308 B.C., which beliefs were that God determined everything for the best and that virtue is sufficient to happiness.
The Phinikoudes sea front, famous for its palm trees, suitably named due to the fact that Phinikia, translated into English, means palm tree. The beach is suitable for all ages and a favourite with the tourists. In the evening the Phinikoudes seafront offers the best night out in Larnaca, with countless choices of pubs, bars, restaurants and clubs, which have events mostly during the Summer and bring world famous DJs to ensure a great night out.
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