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Address: Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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US$25.86*
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Famagusta and Salamis Excursion from Protaras
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US$40.95*
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Full Day Tour Including Famagusta and the Ghost City from Paphos
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US$256.11*
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Private Tour of Saint Barnabas Monastery, Salamis, Othello Castle and Varosha...

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Although I was only in Larnaca for one day and not the day that the Tour Operator organised trips to this site, I was so thrilled to eventually organise my own 'trip' with public... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brussels, Belgium
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although I was only in Larnaca for one day and not the day that the Tour Operator organised trips to this site, I was so thrilled to eventually organise my own 'trip' with public transport, et al, as it was one of the main reasons for visiting Cyprus, I found it stunning, especially with the wind barrelling in from the... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What moved my rating from Average to Very Good was the location, as it sits next to a beach with a pier. It has great water views from the ruins themselves. - It's about 1 hour drive from the city of Kyrenia and probably 45 mins from Nicosia. - No need to call to reserve or buy tickets. Just get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing ruins, average size. None of this has barriers as it would in England. Access to all areas and can walk up and down anywhere. Only downside is there is only portaloos which isn't the nicest.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself visited Salamis as part of an organised tour. It was interesting to visit the theatre and bath / gym ruins, I was surprised by how much remained. There are no parts of the site off limits and you are free to walk wherever you want. We had a tour guide who provided us with lots of... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ruins by the sea. The theatre is beautiful. Most of it feels abandoned though like many things in North Cyprus. Still really worth a visit.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Far more interesting than Paphos archaeological park, I was amazed that I was so close to this place and I had never been! you can walk in amongst the ruins and explore freely!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to come and see and really provides some history of the town. You can get some great views from the top of this! Must see if you are visiting the north!

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Neath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This should be (and is) a great historical place to visit. However the site is being destroyed by poor Turkish administration. There are no controls over where tourists can walk/touch or steal(!) our guide (we went on a trip from the Greek south of the island) informed us that she has complained many times (to no avail) about the souvenir... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, I'll keep it short: if you like the history of Cyprus, you shouldn't miss this one. This is a huge area with some nice ruins! It's also nice that tourists coming from all those busses don't seem to be able or allowed than to go further than 500 m from the bus. Prices here are very reasonable and there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very interesting and historical ruins, you need your passport as patrol control ,need comfortable shoes for trip as lots of uneven ground at ruins

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