Limassol is the most important commerece and offshore business centre in Cyprus. It is also the 2nd largest town and the one with the biggest shoreline, while it has the biggest port.
It is the largest city in geographical size, and the biggest municipality on the island.
Limassol is the biggest Cypriot port in the Mediterranean transit trade. It has also become one of the most important tourism, trade and service-providing centres in the area. Limassol is renowned for its long cultural tradition, and is home to the Cyprus University of Technology. A wide spectrum of activities and a number of museums and archaeological sites are available to the interested visitor. Consequently, Limassol attracts a wide range of tourists mostly during an extended summer season to be accommodated in a wide range of hotels and apartments. A large marina is currently being constructed near the old town