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Address: Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus

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Impressive ruins

Gymnasium, baths, Roman villa and Theatre from the time of Augustus (31 BC - 14 AD). Earth quacks in the 4th century destroyed it. But you can still see how impressive it must... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Nieuw-Vennep, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Nieuw-Vennep, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Gymnasium, baths, Roman villa and Theatre from the time of Augustus (31 BC - 14 AD). Earth quacks in the 4th century destroyed it. But you can still see how impressive it must have been. Highly recommended for people who are interested in these kind of things.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Visiting this site is very impressive. Old monuments from 3000 bc. I think is is always stunning what has been build so many years ago. A must see!!

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Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Salamis was an interesting place to visit, with its ancient amphitheater and beautiful statute sculptures

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Considering this is an incredibly important ruin, it is very badly managed. You have to pay to get in and are given a difficult to follow plan of the site with scant information. The site is massive and it is possible to get lost. The signage is poor and the information on what exactly you are looking at is non... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We made a couple of excursions to Salamis during our stay in Northern Cyprus and thoroughly enjoyed each visit, the people all over Northern Cyprus are extremely friendly and accommodating, the ruins very interesting and easy to find and there are a lot of interesting ruins giving an insight into ancient times on the Island, we are returning to Cyprus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Visited here as part of a tour organised by lunar tours. it was something that I feel is well worth visiting if you can...it only costs 9tl and you get a chance to get up close and personal with romantic and Greek ruins which you don't get a chance to in other countries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Excellent place to visit, loads to see from the pillars to theatre. A good 1 hour can be spent here walking around and taking photos. Please bring plenty of water, sunscreen and a hat. After there is a beach and cafes to chill out and relax.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The entrance to the ruins bodes well. However, very quickly it becomes obvious that there is no clear route to ensure you see all that there is to see. No signs to help you progress. Eventually you do get a site plan here or there but they are not clear. It's on a very large site and making our way... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Fascinating ruins excavated from the sand that covered them for centuries, in a beautiful setting on the edge of the Mediterranean Sea

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Highlight of our trip to northern Cyprus. We arrived early morning with plenty of water. the site is huge and there was hardly anyone there so most of the place we had to ourselves. So we could take photos without having loads of other tourist standing in front of us! You wander around freely and spend as long as you... More 

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Address: Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Famagusta District  >  Famagusta

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