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Address: Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Famagusta and Salamis Excursion from Protaras
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Historical day out

Amazing ruins, average size. None of this has barriers as it would in England. Access to all areas and can walk up and down anywhere. Only downside is there is only portaloos... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing ruins, average size. None of this has barriers as it would in England. Access to all areas and can walk up and down anywhere. Only downside is there is only portaloos which isn't the nicest.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and myself visited Salamis as part of an organised tour. It was interesting to visit the theatre and bath / gym ruins, I was surprised by how much remained. There are no parts of the site off limits and you are free to walk wherever you want. We had a tour guide who provided us with lots of... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice ruins by the sea. The theatre is beautiful. Most of it feels abandoned though like many things in North Cyprus. Still really worth a visit.

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

Far more interesting than Paphos archaeological park, I was amazed that I was so close to this place and I had never been! you can walk in amongst the ruins and explore freely!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to come and see and really provides some history of the town. You can get some great views from the top of this! Must see if you are visiting the north!

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

This should be (and is) a great historical place to visit. However the site is being destroyed by poor Turkish administration. There are no controls over where tourists can walk/touch or steal(!) our guide (we went on a trip from the Greek south of the island) informed us that she has complained many times (to no avail) about the souvenir... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, I'll keep it short: if you like the history of Cyprus, you shouldn't miss this one. This is a huge area with some nice ruins! It's also nice that tourists coming from all those busses don't seem to be able or allowed than to go further than 500 m from the bus. Prices here are very reasonable and there... More 

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Thank D_vid13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and historical ruins, you need your passport as patrol control ,need comfortable shoes for trip as lots of uneven ground at ruins

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Motril, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The baths and swimming pools are relatively well conserved. I would have liked to see more information available about the statues and motifs and stuff. The theater was in an amazing condition as well, very good view. Also the streets. There are a few buildings more, far away from the main complex. A roman villa (in a bad shape sadly),... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We visited Salamis on a day trip from the South of the island and the Taxi driver suggested that a visit of 1.5 to 2 Hours would be adequate as the day was warm to say the least. The site is not as well maintained as some others but ,nevertheless, gives an insight into the history of Cyprus. The main... More 

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