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Ancient Shipwreck Museum

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Address: Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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A unique find

The ship dates from the time of Alexander the Great. Its discovery was amazing; its state of completeness is remarkable. You are unlikely ever to see anything like this again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Letchworth Garden City
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Letchworth Garden City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ship dates from the time of Alexander the Great. Its discovery was amazing; its state of completeness is remarkable. You are unlikely ever to see anything like this again.

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London, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is only one room in the castle, but there are supporting and informative placards and related exhibits around the castle, so well worth taking in as part of the castle tour.

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Thank CelticBiker
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibition is situated in two rooms with some findings and explanatory posters. The boat itself wasn't here which we knew beforehand. But as we visited the castle we took a stroll inside. Somewhat interesting but it is a bit odd with an exhibition that doesn't display the main object.

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Thank N_Jung
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How often do you get to see a 2300 year old ship. The castle itself is very interesting but seeing this ship was definitely a bonus!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

So interesting, with some of the cargo. It has presumably been stabilised but not restored unlike the one in Arles museum

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Thank roeyNeEngland
Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

My uncle and I went here to see the boat and it was not in the museum, and were very dissappointed. There should have been a notice saying it wasn't there, before we paid.

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Thank sdsjroy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Girne kalesinin içinde bulunan bir müzedir ve bu tarihi gemi kalıntısı, uzun yıllar öncede nasıl yükler taşındığının anlaşılmasını sağlamaktadır. The museum is located in the Kyrenia castle and the remains of this historic ship, how many years is to provide an understanding before moving loads.

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Thank Güncel P
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice place in Girne harbour. Gives a good snap shot of the history of northern cyprus. Would be worthwhile if they planted grass or more greenery in the main courtyard, otherwise the displays were pretty good. Wheelchair or pram access is much needed.

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Thank Chifleyman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

There's not a lot to see but what there is impresses. We particularly liked seeing what the boat had contained - including a curse!

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great shipwreck, almost complete, recovered from the sea near Kyrenia. Makes it worthwhile visiting the castle. Good for a rainy day.

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