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Salamis

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Address: Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Famagusta and Salamis Excursion from Protaras
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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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We walked for two hours between antiquities. And we have the wall on the beach. There is a beautiful view from there. We walked the streets of the ancient buildings. There are... read more

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Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked for two hours between antiquities. And we have the wall on the beach. There is a beautiful view from there. We walked the streets of the ancient buildings. There are listed souvenirs, restaurants and cafes

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here but it was actually a very short stop not exceeding the 15 minutes as I had an appointment in Larnaca that same afternoon. I promised myself to return on the coming trip though. I got moved once again like every time I visit the ruins of Salamis remembering day trips with the school and family. The site... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the day that we visited rain had been forecast but we were incredibly lucky as the storm the night before chased the clouds away and the day was beautiful. We spent happy hours wandering about on this huge site. Despite attacks and earthquakes somehow the city survived and still stands proudly by the sea. As you walk about it... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a family walk around Salamis and it was just stunning. Its incredible to think how long some of the structures have been around. The coliseum was especially incredible. To think you can sit where people sat thousands of years ago in the same seats. Definitely recommend.

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Shropshire, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a vast city, biggest in the Mediterranean and the round are in relatively good condition. However, there are next to no signs, descriptions, proper brochures etc that you normally see in these places that brings the place alive. The people at the entrance are a bit "surly" and make you feel you not a customer but a nuisance... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The one place I really wanted to visit whilst in Northern Cyprus and it didn't disappoint. The mosaics alone are incredible. The amphitheatre is in very good condition and the guide form Cyprus Paradise holidays knew his stuff. His name is pronounced Ogel, but he did tell us that it was not spelt how it sounded. Visited this site whilst... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy enough to find since it is well signposted. Ancient Roman ruins including the remains of what was once a much bigger amphitheater. Many interesting features still intact like the raised flooring, the toilets & many pillars still standing. Large enough site for several hours walking around the tails. but if you are in a rush you can get the... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great visit of the ruins with interesting backstories. Would recommend dropping by, if really keen and weather good you can spend almost a whole day taking it in. Some hiking expected.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its one of the ancient kingdoms that was built in Cyprus. The history of the Salamis is dated back to 11th century BC. Due to Arab attacks and earthquakes the Kingdom had ended in 648AD. Gymanisium, Roman Baths, Temple of Zeus, Theatre are some parts that you can see. There are a lot that one can see in this place.

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Famagusta, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting this place is as a must-see attraction is a charm, though during the summer it's hot and humid, with a taxi you can reach to place just by 20 ytl, entrance fee is also cheap and with one hour walking you can visit this calm place with a very nice view of meditreanan sea and a vibrant blue sky.

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