Tombs of the Kings
Tombs of the Kings
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  • 547alisterw
    33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tombs of the Kings, Pafos.
    There are about 8 tombs you can explore. Each tomb has a QR code nearby but there is no other information at all. Google Maps shows the location of all the tombs, which date from the Ptolemeian period. The QR codes give full information, videos , pictures and text. It would be useful to try to find that info before you visit. Pensioners get in for free (!), otherwise 2.5 Euros. Bus stops nearby.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 30 April 2023
  • Paul S
    London, United Kingdom37 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting Site
    Very interesting site to visit. Many tombs have been excavated & are facinating. The effort that must have gone into chiseling into the solid rock to create the tombs is impressive. Only negative is once you are in you are in & there is little shade & no where to buy a drink. So be prepared.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 May 2023
  • David C
    Rayleigh, United Kingdom5 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    A bit of Culture if needed
    We close by and able to walk here. Only 2.50€ each to enter what is an historic burial ground. Although ironically despite the name it’s believed no royalty is buried there. Wear sensible shoes.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 May 2023
  • Davethediver
    100 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting
    Interesting excavations of old burial sites. Unfortunately no labelling on the various tombs and no facilities on site except toilets. Very good ice cream van in the car park though. Free car parking. 2.5 euro entry pp
    Visited May 2023
    Written 20 May 2023
  • gilly1969
    Ashford, United Kingdom22 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great for a short sigh seeing tour, but go early as there's no shade
    Great for a short sight seeing trip for EUR 2.50 each, but trainers/good footwear are a MUST and go first thing as there is no shade at all. Very uneven walking surface so no good if you are not steady on your feet. I'd love to have seen context around each tomb/area of archaeology to understand what each area was used for. And keep a mental note of how you came in as there are no exit signs.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 21 May 2023
  • Gordon C
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom90 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good value
    Cheap couple of hours wandering around the tombs, decent info if you have a mobile which can access QR codes. Other than that a guide costs 4€ . Not a great deal of shelter and no stalls selling water etc. So bring your own! Interesting and at 2.5€ can't complain.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 June 2023
  • Rosemary M
    Leeds, United Kingdom95 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Quite a few tombs to visit but unless your interested in the history not impresive
    Lots of steps at this sight and very little information so lots of the tombs look the same, My husband went in and out but I only visited 2 and found them rather unimpressive. Its hot so you need hats, sun cream and good shoes, no flip flops. Water taps to fill your bottles up, be aware the water from the tap is hot as the black water pipe is in the sun.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 June 2023
  • OllyT4
    70 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting place probably underselling itself
    Interesting place could do with a bit more signage and a cafe. A lot to take in, glad I bought the guide book as the signage is poor. There are QR codes but I couldn’t get them to work. It us very hot with very little shade apart from one shelter halfway along the other being used for restoration work, so important to wear a hat and sun protection. Quite rough underfoot and a lot of big steps so good walking shoes or sandals needed. Entrance fee is €2.50 which is reasonable. Probably a good idea to read a bit before hand so you know what you are looking at. Enjoyed it and worth the visit. Good toilers but wish they had a cafe to get a drink.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 June 2023
  • Gemma H-J
    Aylesbury, United Kingdom298 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting and fun
    We had a wonderful morning at Tombs of the Kings. Our children (8 and 9) loved exploring through the tombs, playing hide and seek and IT with each other, as well as learning so much about the tombs. Lots of the tombs had a QR code which you could scan, which was really handy. The weather was lovely and hot, so going into the tombs gave some shade, but they also had some pit stop areas that were shaded. I recommend bringing plenty of water. It was so cheap for us to get in, less than €10 for all 5 of us (we had our 5 month old baby with us too).
    Visited September 2022
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 June 2023
  • Emma R
    Polegate, United Kingdom89 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fascinating
    We've been to The Tombs of the Kings numerous times over the years. The entry fee is reasonable at 2.50 euros each. Make sure you bring plenty of water and apply lots of suncream. It's better to go earlier in the day when it opens at 8:30am, as by the time you finish going round, the heat of the day would have set in.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 June 2023
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goldeneagle69
Telford, UK124 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Very enjoyable morning out walking round this vast site. Really impressed that it only cost €2.50 each to get in. In the UK this would have been about £15 each. Found it funny that it's called Tomb of the King's, but when you enter there is a note on the board saying that no Kings were ever buried there! They would never get away with that in the UK.

I really enjoyed my visit, going down into each tomb and have a good nose around. Fascinating. If only my wife felt the same way! She said it was just a pile of rocks! I guess it just one of those places you either like or don't.

Written 20 April 2024
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xKiwi22
Bournemouth, UK22 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
A very inexpensive tourist attraction (cost 2.50 each)

Very interesting but unless you use your phone information is limited

Great 1 - 2 hours explore
Written 9 April 2024
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Jodie0114
Sheffield, UK136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Great day out.
Loads to see and great for all ages.
We loved the fact you could explore and touch everything around these amazing tombs.
Written 1 April 2024
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100marathonsandmore
Bridgend, UK45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
A must visit attraction when in Paphos the Tombs of the Kings is a bit of a misnomer as there were no kings buried at the site, more a site for the rich and privileged population of the time. That being said it is a fascinating place with so much to look at. The site is quite large and difficult to navigate in places so comfortable shoes are needed as there is a lot of walking and several areas of difficult steps to navigate.
A very modest entry fee and you could easily spend 2-3 hours to take in all the tombs.The tombs are numbered some with QR codes for more details.
We failed to find one tomb but that is probably down to us.
Written 1 April 2024
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fryza
Sheffield, UK10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Great value and wonderful adventures to be had here. For €2.50 pp, you can't complain. The whole site is massive and has great views towards the sea. Each tomb has slabs where the deceased would have been and is smeared in history. There are around 8, i think, but different smaller places and rocks to climb. Pillars are in one tomb, and it was really fun. Make sure you take a hat and a bottle of water! There are exits all around from the entrance and around the beach turnstiles.

Written 30 March 2024
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Nicola N
5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Very interesting site lots of ruins to explore and brilliant photo opportunities, was very well priced at €2.50 each. There is some amazingly restored tombs that is reachable but wouldn't say its good for people with walking difficulties
Written 24 March 2024
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DannyB_11
London, UK191 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Fascinating collection of ancient royal necropolis. Interesting and a fun scramble around with beautiful views across the Mediterranean.
Written 21 March 2024
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Pat P
Poole, UK73 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
I didn't know what to expect but these rock cut tombs were amazing. Could do with some better signposting. We spent a couple of hours here.
Written 17 March 2024
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Adam
Swindon, UK5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
My partner and I visited the tombs, unfortunately it wasn’t for us, there is no guide unless you book through an independent tour operator. When you get to each tomb you scan a QR code which informs you about that specific tomb/area.

Once you have seen a few tombs you have seen them all, there isn’t much else to it, the views are lovely and you can walk up and down but apart from that there is nothing else.

It only costs €2.50 each so it doesn’t break the bank and it is worth going if you have never been there before.

If you are really into history and this kind of era then it is definitely for you.
Written 16 March 2024
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AWilliams1978
Harpenden, UK873 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
A surly security guard threw a £2.50 ticket at as in the front entrance and the experience didn't get a whole lot better. Zero information accept on QR codes - which I couldn't get to load. Insecure and frankly dangerous bits of cord strung up to suggest out of bounds areas. With very little effort this could be a remarkable archeological site! What a shame no one seems to care about it.
Written 12 March 2024
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