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Least Impressive of the Cyprus Archeological Sites

I found the ruins difficult to find as no signs actually appear to give the name Amathus in... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
MartinDee
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London, United Kingdom
beautiful

really enjoyed this day in the ruins. it's very relaxing. Wished only that they were few bench in... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
76jlamas
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Limassol, Cyprus
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Agios Tychon, Cyprus
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

I found the ruins difficult to find as no signs actually appear to give the name Amathus in English. In the end I just drove towards Limisol (also Lemesos) along the motorway from Pissouri and took a turn off about 12 km past the city...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

really enjoyed this day in the ruins. it's very relaxing. Wished only that they were few bench in the shade to sit as it was tiring.

Thank 76jlamas
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Another old city near Limassol that fell into ruins following 5th century earthquake and foreign invasions. The huge Aphrodite urn seems to be a reproduction of the one that was found here and taken to the Louvre. Possibly on the route of St Paul as...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I would recommend go up to the hill and enjoy the view from it. Then you can imaging how it was 3500 years ago life went on that place in the ancient town.

Thank Serge G
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

On the edge of Lemesos. The ruins to the right of the bottom of the hill are most visited but I always climb the hill which has the remains of part of the clty, not especially interesting except for the huge stone urn BUT it...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I personally loved it. I am into construction and history so the thought of seeing how they built such technically perfect structures, with little to no technology fascinated me. My partner not so much, although she loved the photo opportunities with her new toy (camera)....More

1  Thank John H
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

As the site was only a 20 minute walk from our hotel we couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit. Went early before the sun got too hot and pleased we did, the trek up the hill worth it for the views alone. Lots of information...More

Thank Clive R
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

The Greek Agora ruins are easily reached on the eastern edge of Limassol and are well worth a visit,The Agora was was an important market place ,linked to the Barbour which can still be seen submerged beneath the Mediterranean .There are numerous columns still standing...More

1  Thank patmac41
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We spotted the Amathus ruins whilst on a walk along the promenade from our hotel – it’s a 20 minute walk from the Elias. For those who don’t want to walk there though the 30 bus goes past the site. The bus stop in either...More

1  Thank Akkers1
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Four Seasons hotel, so this was an easy 25 minute stroll along the beach front walkway. Fascinating to see the layout of a 3000 year old town centre and picture how it might have looked. Many of the objects found...More

Thank Chris P
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At the main road in front of the Atlantica Bay hotel (as you face the sea) walk to your right hand side (west) and walk for 300-350 meters on the main road (walk at the north side of the road as there is space for... More
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