The route had narrow paths,wild nature so in case your are not so familiar with mountain hiking you will need more time to reach the top of the mountain and reach the Kantaras castle.
The Castle of Kantara is located on Pentadachylo, on the occupied side of Cyprus. It was built in the 11th century by the Byzantines and was destroyed by the Venetians in the 16th century. In 1191 it is first mentioned in sources.The castle of Kantara is believed to have taken its name from the Arabic word "Kandar" which means steep rock and this is due to the location where the castle is located.According to popular tradition, the castle was built by a beautiful but very bad woman! Rigaina. So she tortured the workers who, after finishing the construction of the castle, ordered her soldiers, and threw them on the cliff so as not to reveal the secrets of the castle. The castle is under Turkish occupation after the barbaric invasion of the Turks in our Cyprus in 1974
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