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Address: Coral Bay, Paphos, Cyprus

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Cyprus is a wonderful place for old sites. The Maa-Palaeokastro Settlement is one of the many sites. There is much of historical interest here. I wouldn't put it at the top of... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
Peter G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has beautiful views and the Dome museum is good for singing in, good acoustics. Nothing to see inside just cards on the wall telling you about the bronze age. No information offered about the place and we wouldn't go again unless more information was given.

Thank Lesley H
Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small bronze age settlement on an isolated headland hidden amongst the coastal hotels. Well worth finding if you seek something different to the remainder of Coral Bay. The modern underground museum is an architectural masterpiece and the display panels are highly informative. It is a short stroll from the end of the line for local buses from Paphos: go... More 

Thank Martin T
Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Read it was open but it was closed. The vosoy cyprus website to be fair says Mon-Fri - so I should have looked up.

Thank Cliff E
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We left visiting until the last couple of days before we went home. These happened to be a Saturday and Sunday. We had checked the sign on the gate beforehand and it clearly stated that the site was open seven days a week. It wasn't. We checked with the hotel reception desk and they confirmed that it is closed at... More 

Thank Julian F
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

On the entrance sign it's written the museum is open from Monday to Sunday 8:30-16:00. I've been at the entrance gate at 14:45, and waited for 15 minutes, but everything was closed and none was there. What a fail!

Thank Alexey R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Cyprus is a wonderful place for old sites. The Maa-Palaeokastro Settlement is one of the many sites. There is much of historical interest here. I wouldn't put it at the top of a must see list, but worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Peter G
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Easily accessed from Coral Beach, this small site is where the sons of the Trojan War heroes might have settled as they fled the collapse of their civilization. Well, you can imagine that's what happened! I'm an old ruins nut and loved it; my wife thought it interesting and loved the panoramic photo opportunities.

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is an experiment. There are copies of the original prehistoric houses built on the original site of a prehistoric settlement. Used to teach school children. The archaeologists also built some homes to destroy with fire to use as a learning point when assessing other findings.

Thank Dexter w
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

This settlement is on the headland that divides Corallia Bay from Coral Bay and is tucked behind a large hotel. The early Bronze Age settlement is an important site but as with most of these ancient sites, there isn't much to see and what there is, you need quiute a bit of imagination to make sense of it. Towards the... More 

Thank CalBristol
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This site reflects part of the very early history of the island. I had little knowledge of this period in the island's development. Unfortunately there is little information on site. Certainly worth a visit but a little more information would have made the layout of the ruins a little clearer.

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