Located in the Ammochostos district, the village of Avgorou is one of the “krasnozemnyy” villages (Kokkinochoria), which is famous for its agricultural products. In this agricultural village grow delicious potatoes, great veggies and juicy citrus fruit is rich in minerals due to specific red soil.
The village has an ancient past, she was named after the baths Evagora King – ruler of the ancient city-state of Salamis. Finds here date from the Late Bronze Age III. So, the village has some interesting old buildings and historic churches, including the Church of the Apostles Peter and Paul and the Monastery of St. Kendeas.
Two important religious festivals are held to honor the saints annually on 29 June (the Feast of the Apostles Peter and Paul) and 06 Oct (Feast of the Holy Monastery of Kendeas). Visitors can join traditional festivals with stalls, entertainment, local dishes and drinks.
Other interesting features of the village – it is an Ethnographic Museum that reproduces the daily life of rural residents in the past, and the annual Festival of Potatoes in July, which celebrates a bumper crop of the most famous agricultural products of the village.