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Kition

Kyman St., Larnaka, Cyprus
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Ranked #27 of 33 Attractions in Larnaka
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We walked from the city center to kition, the walk was amusing but when we saw kition, it was really a couple of stones in a dig site. there isn't much to do here except spend 2.5 euro per person to enter. stay away, if you want to see some ruins then go to greece.

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Coventry
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Archaelogical ruins in the centre of Larnaca not a lot to see unless you are really into that.There are two different sites both easily walkable

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

If you like history you'll enjoy just being here - thousands of years of time passing under your feet. Well signposted and lots to read about the history of Larnaka from its early times. Go early morning or later in the day to keep out of the heat though!

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

cyprus does have a large number of anciet places people are visiting but the most interesting places and also the oldest in cyprus are ignord .- this places are the anciant mining places with an age arround 6000 years BC , this places are the anciant mines of kalavassos , shia . mathiati mord and south , analiondas n kambia... More 

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Harvest, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This one is spread over several areas of town, and Larnaca covers much of the old city in any event. Not well marked. Does not tell the story well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This site is currently being upgraded with more information boards recently erected. Nevertheless, there is no guide book or leaflet and this would be no more than about 30 minutes of interest hidden away in the city centre of Larnaca. UNless you are an expert on the history/culture, not much to see.

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Covasna, Romania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

it seems like the site is abandoned, no ticket office, no information board, not what I've expected from such an old and famous historical place.

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Torpoint, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This is a small but Amazing site worth the effort to find it if you love history, a step back in time, go early in the morning as it gets so hot opening hours Mon-Fri 8am-5pm.There is a pathway/ramp for disabled people.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This is a very old part of Laranca, dating something like 7000bc. The Kition Museum tells the history of this area and is well worth the visit

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

A bit difficult to really imagine and get the layout of, especially if there's building-work going on right next door, but worth a visit to see where Larnaca began.

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