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Address: Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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US$ 26.34*
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Famagusta and Salamis Excursion from Protaras
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Salamis Ancient Kingdom and Famagusta from Limassol
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Private Tour of Saint Barnabas Monastery, Salamis, Othello Castle and Varosha...

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What a completely fantastic piece of history. So very pleased we got to see this. Our driver took us here on our trip to Famagusta and what a history lessons was given. Highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 July 2016
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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Interesting Greek ruins at the seaside very close to Famagusta. Very hot during the day in summer. Quite a long walk to the more far off ruins of the basilica and Roman vila.

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

What a completely fantastic piece of history. So very pleased we got to see this. Our driver took us here on our trip to Famagusta and what a history lessons was given. Highly recommend if you like this sort of thing. Take a hat and water though as it was pretty hot.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I had read up on the site from a travel book so already knew what to expect and just how big it was. It is very open to the elements and there is very little shade, take plenty of water and make sure that you cover up to avoid sunburn. When you initially enter the site you are in the... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We loved this place, it had so much history and atmosphere. The main bathhouse and theatre are awesome, much of the rest of the site has yet to be excavated and is still overgrown. There are maps around the place but we got lost and missed the Basilica which we'd hoped to see. There is a small café near the... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I would highly recommend visiting for the extensive gymnasium complex, the columned amphitheater, and the theatre. Those sites are awesome and definitely worth visiting. The rest of the sites are spread out over a large area with long, largely unshaded walks. I walked the entire site and visiting everything. 95% of the people only visited the 3 main sites (gymnasium... More 

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Portsmouth UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

we went at 7 pm to avoid the heat of the day to find it was due to close but the man waved us on. We had Salamis to ourselves; what an experience. Amazing history.

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Epping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Historic remains - Greek Roman etc - best parts are the columned square, the bath house and the theatre..then there is a fair restaurant with a terrace..and a sandy beach in the clear warm shallow water

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We visited here through an organised trip with Thompson's. We got to see a snapshot of the amphitheatre, Roman baths the the gym. These were considered the best bits as the area is large, go under your own steam if you wish to explore more. Early morning seemed good as it was cooler and less crowded. It was good to... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We did an organised trip to this place. It was well worth the visit. The amphitheatre is intact and still works well with the acoustics. Our tour guide was an actress of sorts and gave us an example of the theatre acoustics, her voice was as clear at the bottom as it was at the top of the steps.the rest... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

I suggest first you visit St. Barnabas, since he was born in this city. Bring enough water. The weather was very hot.

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