Located in the Paphos area, picturesque village of Inia, in the near future will be able to brag of the opening of the first, unique in its kind, a museum of sea turtles.
This was reported by the head of the village community Iangos Civikos. He said that the construction of the museum is completed. It remains only to prepare the exhibits and finish the work on the interior of the museum. The museum of turtles will be located on the central square of the village, which has been specially restored. The museum cost 400 000 euro. Further financing of the project will be made from the structural funds of the European Union.
"Sea turtles are a visiting card of our locality and we decided to use it to attract tourists," Iangos Civikos said.
The museum will consist of two halls with an area of 150 square meters. Visitors will get acquainted with interesting facts about turtles, their habitat on the Lara beach and other bays of the Akamas peninsula.
The museum will be used as a general educational and ecological center. It will hold seminars, lectures and other events for schools, educational institutions and tourist groups.