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“salami”(203 reviews)
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Famagusta 99450, Cyprus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My mobility is quite impaired and disabled access does not exist. If they put wooden walkways and ramps in, all visitors would enjoy the experience more. British HSE wouldn't let you walk over such dangerous and worn cobblestones and stone steps. That aside there is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bluescafe2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ephesus this is not. It is however part of history and therefore should be maintained. Not touched for over 40 years and it shows.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PaulBmusicman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A tour of Salamis Ruins, Saint Barnabas Monastry surrounding sites and the whole of Old Town Famagusta within the city walls the old harbour area and the Templar Knights were here too. Lots in this area for the historical tourist, lots to find even find...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andy w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The city is very well preserved. You can see ruins of houses, churches, temples, stadium, theater arena. There are also several painted walls from that era. A place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice pleace, full of history, near Famagusta. Is not so big but if you have a guide you will learn many things about this ruins.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gabbella28
Reviewed 12 December 2018

interesting place just to get an idea how people lived in old times ,ask a local guiode to tell you about details

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ruudsax
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This is a fascinating, large site. There are LOTS of ruins, some have been rather unsympathetically restored after ancient earthquake damage. Well worth the trip, though

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed 4 December 2018

An unassuming location which holds a massive piece of history dating back to 11th Century BC and many structures from the Roman period. Visitors to the sight need to follow up researching its role in the ancient world or better still before they visit. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sunrayx
Reviewed 2 December 2018

A visit here was part of the tour and we looked forward to it. It was mostly excavated before partition in 1974 and has not had much work since. That is a shame as the potential is evident. The amphitheatre is impressive, as are the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HJPinBeds
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We walked there from “Salamis by conti with 3 and 5 years children. It might be hard to see all area with small baby. It is relatively nice place to price (ticket 1,5€ for adult) if you have a time go as next point to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Dina S
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Response from leicsduo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. It was included in our tour price
Petra P
29 March 2018|
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Response from malli5239 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you look into car hire, I understand it is fairly cheap and reliable. Public transport is patchy at best. We were on an organised tour so our transport was provided.