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Lefkara in Cyprus, Troodos resort

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Lefkara is a picturesque village located in the foothills of Troodos. In this village you can see village buildings preserved in their pristine beauty. Shops and houses are built of white limestone and are decorated with flat roofs and small windows.

Lefkara, in addition to its architectural identity, has preserved folk crafts and crafts. The most famous of them are:
  •           Lace from Lefkara. On the streets of the village you can see how craftswomen embroider the most complex patterns on tablecloths, napkins and bedspreads. This is not an easy and painstaking job, and therefore lace products are not cheap in local shops. Real Lefkarian lace   are made on the canvas only beige. Lace is woven into the fabric to create an intricate geometric pattern that looks the same on both sides.   Lefkara lace is considered one of the island's main attractions.
  •           Silver products. In local shops, you can buy vases, trays, candlesticks, high-quality silver jewelry at low prices.
Also in Lefkara, in one of the village houses, a museum of folk art is open. Another attraction of the village is the Church of the Holy Cross (or Tou Timiou Stavrow Church) with a silver cross from the 18th century and a carved iconostasis.

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