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Nice wildlife dioramas, video ok, garden abysmal

The wildlife dioramas in the visitor center are nice (mouflon, eagle, vulture, hoppoe...). The... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
MartijnBE
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Mechelen, Belgium
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Interesting Visitors Centre; worth a visit to learn about geology, fauna and flora of Troodos

You do have to pay to get in here but it is only 1 euro each and it is worth it if you would like... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
ClaireP2073
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Troodos 4800, Cyprus
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I'm fascinated by the geology of Cyprus and this small visitor centre, located in the school of the defunct asbestos mine, is brilliant. There are fabulous rocks on display alongside information on the mining of copper, chromium and asbestos. Well worth a visit. It's open...More

1  Thank Glenda W
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This is a review for the visitors centre, as signposted from the main square, accessed down a crazy paved path... 1 euro entry, a very small and moderately interesting selection of rocks and stuffed animals, some geological history with some flora and fauna identification thrown...More

1  Thank Mollygamps
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The wildlife dioramas in the visitor center are nice (mouflon, eagle, vulture, hoppoe...). The video is ok but the "botanical walk" outside was a flop. While there are many signs, 90% of the plants or more where completely absent. Clearly needs new plants and more...More

Thank MartijnBE
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This was an amazing place to visit, very disabled friendly and fascinating. The must see thing above all the others is the 26 min film of how the troodos was created. Put up with the technical language and you will learn so much. The staff...More

1  Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We needed the help of our gps to find the Centre which is a beat hiden. There is only one sign indicating it and we saw him when we came back to the parking... But, it was closed and we couldn't make sure that it...More

Thank Nicolas G
Reviewed 11 November 2017

You do have to pay to get in here but it is only 1 euro each and it is worth it if you would like to know more about the geology and flora and fauna of the Troodos area. Entrance fee pays towards the upkeep...More

Thank ClaireP2073
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Troodos Visitor Centre is the place to head for to get yourself clued up on how best to spend your day checking out the large area that is the Troodos Mountains. Plenty of Maps, Leaflets and Experience is available from this small but informative Visitor...More

Thank Brianngog
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were amazed to find one had to pay to get into the Visitors' Centre. It only costs one euro per person but nevertheless as a matter of principle this seems odd compared to other European visitors' centres. This levy doesn't encourage people to go...More

1  Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were looking for the nature trail to Caledonia Falls. Staff member more than willing to help and chat.Mine of information on wildlife and good places ,where to go, to have a chance of spotting Bonellis Eagle/ Mouflon etc. Small entrance fee €1 and has...More

Thank cynthiarob
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Staff is least interested in helping. Can barely speak a few words in English. Had no clue about what time the buses leave from a stop 300meter from their office. For information asked me to a information center in neighboring village, 25 km away!

Thank raazaa
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Having being frustrated by the lack of accuracy in the local town maps, this visitors center was a God send. First thing you come across is leaflet maps of the entire area, then a meter squared 3D map of the entire park, with about 20...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We were very impressed with the visitor centre, especially the LED map of everything around! From there we picked up some leaflets and walked around the mountain (7km), with beautiful views. There are a few cafe/restaurants, kids playground, hotels. It seems that the weather is...More

Thank Claire G
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