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Larnaka Salt Lake, Larnaka City
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If you discover chunks of salt emerging from the earth, you may be at Larnaka Salt Lake. This spot serves as a migration point for pink flamingos, and it's home to Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque. Here you'll find a crystal-clear lake reflecting an image of one of the holiest shrines of Ottoman Islam surrounded by palm trees and flamingos--a common image at the site. Stretching across 1,585 hectares (3,920 acres) of scrubland, the lake hosts over 80 species of birds. The lake used to provide vast amounts of salt to the locals. During the dry months now, the entire place turns into a mixture of gray dust and piles of crusted salt. Take a look at our Larnaka City travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Larnaka Salt Lake and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • As we haven't seen any flamingos, we still enjoyed surroudings. Pink sand, crunchy salty shore and wonderful reflection at the lake were captivating. 
  • On the way to Larnaca airport, rented a car and exploring what passes always near. Sunset time will really recommended countless cats territory was the parking. Cats unaffected car
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  • Was great to this this Salt Lake! Fresh rain fall last week hasn't filled the lake but gave it a good soaking! Was great to see the first of many flamingos arriving here!