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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roman ruins” (36 reviews)
“salami” (177 reviews)
“large site” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Famagusta 99450, Cyprus
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"roman ruins"
in 36 reviews
"salami"
in 177 reviews
"large site"
in 14 reviews
"archaeological site"
in 13 reviews
"great site"
in 6 reviews
"century bc"
in 11 reviews
"marble columns"
in 8 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"information boards"
in 9 reviews
"northern cyprus"
in 28 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 26 reviews
"two hours"
in 9 reviews
"walk around"
in 11 reviews
"small cafe"
in 6 reviews
"turkish lira"
in 7 reviews
"old city"
in 6 reviews
"theatre"
in 87 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great visit to these ruins. They have not been rebuilt but left as excavated - save a few columns being stood up. It’s right on a sandy beach and can be combined with time at a beach club and lunch at a...More

Thank BigRay54
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting historical site, worth the visit. Busy due to its popularity, well preserved, tour guide did not include entire site which is well worth the visit and the extra walk.

Thank Sligolad45
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not very well presented. The amphitheatre is reconstructed. Some of the trails can be dangerous so be careful. Make sure to stop at the royal tombs between Salamis and St Barnabus Monastery. Best to hire a driver and car for the day, at about 100...More

Thank Brannon W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the site is of historical importance, there really is not much to see here. The remains of some columns and statues are nice enough but the theatre itself is the highlight. Most excursions to Famagusta cover Salamis at a relative low price, so in...More

Thank Firoz U
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place and found it remarkable that you can explore at your own pace the whole site and nothing is off limits.

Thank Rachel M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit if you like history. I loved listening to the story of the Roman bathhouse and amphitheatre. And how there is more to uncover, but no one will undertake it because of the problems between cyprus and Turkey. The ruins are massive...More

Thank Simon E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent old city Shame that only 1% is actually excavated to date Come on. Get your fingers out Our guide who was Turkish basically blamed Southern Cyprus. Greece and the EU for this but not Northern Cyprus or Turkey interestingly What can be seen is...More

Thank JohnCasey29
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very unique place! Nice guiding, very phantastic surroundings! Among them a roman bath, a watercloset, an aphitheatre and a magnificient view!

Thank MarS5101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide did a well-informed job about this site. Not so big nor so small ruin area. The site is along the seaside. Glad to visit it !

Thank Rainbowtravelgirl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested to see this site please combine it with another trip otherwise you would be disappointed . We have visited this place on the way to Gazi magosa’s gost town . It has a few intact Collums that are impressive . Apart...More

Thank tolga g
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Petra P
29 March 2018|
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Response from malli5239 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you look into car hire, I understand it is fairly cheap and reliable. Public transport is patchy at best. We were on an organised tour so our transport was provided.
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Kiwigirl001
11 March 2018|
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Response from john v | Reviewed this property |
sorry late reply but the best way to travel in Cyprus is by hire car .There are very few tour operators if any .Get yourself a good map and get lost you find the best restaurants and you will see the best parts of the island.
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Russianbear57
19 June 2016|
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Response from periandro | Reviewed this property |
It depends upon the age of your children. In case they were already grown up and you were all interested in art and History, the best places to visit are the ruins of Salamina, the town of Famagusta the Kyrenia castle and... More
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