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Easy climb, fine view

Free entrance to the tower and its view over the new harbour area and the sea. Easy access by stone... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
kattullus
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Climb the stairs and enjoy a beautiful view of Salamis Bay. Another advantage is the position in... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Ahr45
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Albertslund, Denmark
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

The wall is amazing, great history, it's in good condition. While I appreciate the addition of a handrail, it doesn't go all the way up and is getting pretty loose, don't put all your weight on it. Also, the handrail somewhat detracts from the wall...More

Thank athenagraeme
Reviewed 11 June 2018

If you walk along the city wall, you can easily find the gate. In several sections of the wall, there are stairs or walk paths, you can take good pictures.

Thank Yali L
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The Sea Gate, Porta Del Mare, is near the harbor. It served as one of the two original entrances to the walled city of Famagusta, completed in 1496 by Niccolo Prioli. Make sure you take the steps to the beautiful views of the ocean and...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Free entrance to the tower and its view over the new harbour area and the sea. Easy access by stone stairs.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 6 February 2018

You can see the 'Sea Gate' from inside the old walls, but it is permanently closed off, as the port area is out of bounds to the public. Beside the entrance is one (two?) of the marble lions.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Climb the stairs and enjoy a beautiful view of Salamis Bay. Another advantage is the position in the tax free area of the harbour!

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Worth a visit if you're nearby to climb up and take a look back inland at the city. Identifiable by the Venetian Lion at the entrance.

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 23 November 2017

The sea gate is worth the climb up to look inland. Great vantage point over the historic city of Famagusta. Unfortunately, the sea view is now a port. Don't miss the Venetian Lion at the base of the stairs!

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 19 October 2017

When visiting the walled city within Famagusta this is worth a tour, the whole inner sanctum of the walls is dotted with historic buildings and you will find the Sea Gate a good part of your tour around with cafés, restaurants and shops all around.

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We didnt know about it. We just climed the stairs because we were beside it. Its nice and the lion at the entrance is cute :p. It has a nice view from the top.

Thank Rola E
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