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Salamis

Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Full Day Tour Including Famagusta and the Ghost City from Paphos
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Private Tour of Saint Barnabas Monastery, Salamis, Othello Castle and Varosha...
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Famagusta and Salamis Excursion from Protaras
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“roman ruins” (30 reviews)
“huge site” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with a tour group from Protaras to see the lovely and ancient ruins of Salamis. I had read a lot about Salmis leading up to the tour and was very excited to see the ruins. We went in the beginning of September so...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited Salamis for over twenty years. It's one of the best archeological sites in the world so imagine my dismay to find the atmospheric amphitheatre strewn with rubbish and the remnants of some event. The signage, which I'd rembered being so informative five or...More

Thank Carolyn Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

hotel states 5 star but i wouldnt even rate it as 1 star we paid extra for a villa room but we were given a room for 4 of us then we were moved to a villa when we complained i say villa but it...More

Thank Aynil R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is probably the most important site on cyprus when it comes to ancient ruins. What is left is the wonderful gymnasium and the annexed baths, and also the theatre from roman times. Around the area there are plenty of other ruins including the old...More

Thank fabiofort
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the entry fee of 9 TL per person you can actually walk on mosaic floors laid down by the Romans. The site is only part excavated and requires a lot more work. But well worth a visit. Nice small beach as well.

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was good place near the sea but there wasn't enough information about antique city. They should write history near the places.

Thank Ufuk D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These are very old ruins of a City that has existed since 1100 BC definitely worth a visit for everyone with an interest in ancient history. It's a little of the beaten track and unless your staying local you will need to access via a...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and quiet walk. I recommend it, it would be a big mistake if you dont go there. Opening hours summer until 19.

Thank Jakub J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with our tour group,would not of come if we were independent traveller,if you are interested in history then you would be interested but I wouldn't come here again.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited some years ago with our then teenage sons we returned with some, slightly more mature, friends. We had learned some lessons (take plenty of water, drive in as far as you can, time the visit to avoid the hottest part of the day,...More

Thank Ippians413
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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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Feby55
21 January 2016|
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Response from willoDorset | Reviewed this property |
We used Mercury Holidays and stayed at the Pia Bella Hotel in Kyrenia. Guided excursions booked via Tour Plus. Regards Graham
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Gill S
8 October 2015|
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Response from Žan M | Reviewed this property |
It's about half an hour of pleasant walk along the beach. The problem is not that the way is not walkable, but you need to walk on sand pretty much so this may be a bit hard. You can also swim there if you preffer ;).
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