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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roman ruins” (37 reviews)
“salami” (183 reviews)
“large site” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Famagusta 99450, Cyprus
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"roman ruins"
in 37 reviews
"salami"
in 183 reviews
"large site"
in 15 reviews
"archaeological site"
in 13 reviews
"great site"
in 6 reviews
"marble columns"
in 9 reviews
"century bc"
in 11 reviews
"northern cyprus"
in 31 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"information boards"
in 9 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 29 reviews
"two hours"
in 9 reviews
"roman bath"
in 6 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 6 reviews
"guide book"
in 7 reviews
"walk around"
in 11 reviews
"small cafe"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A historical highlight of the island, the amazing monuments tell the stories of the Salamis. Easy access by car, hire a tour guild will help the understanding and get knowledge of the explorer. An impressed sightseeing which must see in north Cyprus.

Thank finejenny
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite a large site. Interesting and a must see. Not particularly well sign posted or explained throughout so you will have to do your research. Very hot there but some shade under trees past the theatre. Some glimpses of intricate mosaics/ tiling. Not a place...More

Thank Kirsty A
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A fascinating look at City life a la Roman empire. A huge expanse of the ruins spread across several acres

Thank Brian J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a coach excursion from Paphos to see the ancient city of Salamis and Famagusta, with high expectations from the Roman City. Although possessing many of the archetypal features of an ancient metropolis, and recognising / accepting the ravages of earth tremors and invasion...More

Thank Julian P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large Roman site with a good amphitheatre and many other Roman ruins, many with good mosaic tiled floors, there is even a Roman gym. The site is very open to the elements so beware in hot sun, as there is little shade...More

Thank leicsduo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. 2.5 Euros entry. Great to see the ampitheatre, the ancient water system and mosaic flooring, on site cafe and shop serving fresh orange juice. Nearby is a great beach bar serving drinks food, snacks,and have sunbeds with mattresses and umbrellas.

Thank Airflyer1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see, but avoid July & Aug as it is very hot, unless you take an umbrella.... The ruins are wonderful

Thank June H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from kyrenia to visit this ancient site which is massive. You need good sturdy shoes. Plenty to see,the site maps have faded so hard to make out where everything is, but still worthwhile. Parking nearby.

Thank RPRedman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are into history then this is ideal. Very hot at midday as no shade. Great sea view. Amphitheatre is good

Thank jackiealleston
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and classy. Food was good but not a huge selection. This restaurant is in a 5* complex and I am sure once it gets known, the selection will get better and the price will go up. At 60TL per person (about £10) it is...More

Thank Sifujohnholden
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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.
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Kiwigirl001
11 March 2018|
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Response from john v | Reviewed this property |
sorry late reply but the best way to travel in Cyprus is by hire car .There are very few tour operators if any .Get yourself a good map and get lost you find the best restaurants and you will see the best parts of the island.
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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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