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Salamis

Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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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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Nicosia Famagusta and Kyrenia Private Day Trip with Salamis and Bellapais Abbey
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“roman ruins” (36 reviews)
“salami” (171 reviews)
“large site” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see. Bigger than Ephesus. But only 3% of the city can be visit. The rest is under the earth. Even 500mt long inside the sea.

Thank Hatice E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These Roman ruins are some of the best that we've seen. As with most sites in Cyprus they could do with some better signs, but well worth the visit. Don't just look at the ampitheatre and theatre, but spend the morning visiting the whole site:...More

Thank Steph9WP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ruins are only in small part uncovered, most of them are under the sea, but still very spectacular. They reflects a tumultuous history and only few layers of civilisations that past on this island. You must stay some time to contemplate, especially in the...More

Thank Mihai V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came very early, for the opening and were the only ones there. Very nice and we could take lots of beautiful pictures there.

Thank Marti614
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As Roman ruins go, it's a huge sit but could do with being a little better maintained, especially from a safety perspective (there are no railings at the top of the amphitheatre for example) m. Definitely worth a visit though.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide made the visit worth of going. Her knowledge of the place enthusiasm made the place almost living

Thank heimo2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived via Turkey (as required) and stayed in Salamis hotel. Staff not so strong with English except chap who had lived in Tottenham. I disliked having to pay for coffee at bar after meal. Salamis ruins are fascinating if you are interested in the...More

Thank T9578XFjohnf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good learning experience that human establishment were created centuries ago in such a difficult terrain.

Thank Shahid J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

sadly, our guide was not very personable and did not enthuse us with his delivery. Care needed when walking around - many trip hazards.

Thank B0bJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great and not over-organized Roman site, with a half-intact amphitheatre, forum colonnades and two exquisite remnants of mosaic, by the sea. Wonderful!

Thank Adrian_Chatfield
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Russianbear57
19 June 2016|
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Response from periandro | Reviewed this property |
It depends upon the age of your children. In case they were already grown up and you were all interested in art and History, the best places to visit are the ruins of Salamina, the town of Famagusta the Kyrenia castle and... More
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Feby55
21 January 2016|
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Response from willoDorset | Reviewed this property |
We used Mercury Holidays and stayed at the Pia Bella Hotel in Kyrenia. Guided excursions booked via Tour Plus. Regards Graham
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Gill S
8 October 2015|
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Response from Žan M | Reviewed this property |
It's about half an hour of pleasant walk along the beach. The problem is not that the way is not walkable, but you need to walk on sand pretty much so this may be a bit hard. You can also swim there if you preffer ;).
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