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Address: Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Excellent late afternoon visit, empty yet stunning

After a pleasing afternoon in the walled city of Famagusta, we "dropped off" in Salamis on the way back to Kyrenia, and wish we had more time to spend. Of the ancient sites we... read more

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Watford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a pleasing afternoon in the walled city of Famagusta, we "dropped off" in Salamis on the way back to Kyrenia, and wish we had more time to spend. Of the ancient sites we have visited this is remarkable and so understated. Layers of history, not just Roman, and so much more to tell, over a large undisturbed area too.... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent an hour or so looking around this historic site, our guide was very informative so that was helpful as there were little to no plaques explaining the history, very little shade to be found so take a hat and water. Amongst the crackled dried out bushes, hot stones and gritty land were the most enormous lizards i have ever... More 

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Thank Rymer2014
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Do the usual tourist visit, but make sure to get lost to discover the hidden gems of this ancient city... There is a side entrance where locals usually go for walks, or to pick wild mushrooms and asparagus. Grab a bottle of wine and maybe bring your picnic basket and head to the basilica for a quite get away...

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Thank Ozi E
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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Salamis is a great place to visit, lots to look around to explore as a very large site. More time would have been a positive as after looking around did not have long to spend on the beach (beautiful spot). If planning a visit plan for a whole day & take time looking at all the different ruins. Looked as... More 

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Thank Chris B
Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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Not preserved as it should be but that makes it accessible. Can sit in the amphitheatre and watch the lizards skittering about, looking for shade.

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Thank pfl365
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good views and very close to beach. Take sensible walking shoes and sun protection. Little cafe with cheap drinks and a toilet. Ruins interesting

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Thank Tina L
Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the important sites to see in this island nation is the ruins of this ancient kingdom. Roman columns announce the fact that this was once a Roman colony. Remains of Roman baths, gymnasium, latrine, pool, and a theatre with wonderful acoustics can be visited. Make this a day trip on your visit to Cyprus.

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Thank Margaret C
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the ancient site of Salamis as part of an organised tour through TUI from our Limassol hotel. This is quite a well preserved site with plenty of open access to walk around but not recommended for anyone with mobility issues. The gymnasium and baths are well preserved but the main attraction is the amphitheater which has been tastefully... More 

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Doncaster
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely couple of hours here exploring, totally amazing , awesome statues , can certainly recommend a tour of Salamis and we would go again

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Esher, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The two main things to see are the Gymnasium/Baths Complex and the Amphitheatre. But if you escape from the heat of the day and have plenty of water with you, there are so many other areas to explore in this vast site. The scale of the huge forum (quite a lot of imagination is needed to imagine what it would... More 

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