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Larnaca Museum / Fort

Kimon and Kilkis Sts., Larnaka, Cyprus
24630169
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Ranked #17 of 45 Attractions in Larnaka
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Type: Military Museums, Museums
Description: This former British prison is now home to home to treasures of from the Bronze Age.
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Only 2.5 euros for an adult, doesn't take too long to get around. Nice view along the beach from the battlement. Shame it's largely restored, but there are some medieval Christian and Muslim headstones, and the execution chamber which us Brits used into the 1940s! Fairly quiet and a chance to get some shade from the sun.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Travelled from ayia nappa to have a look around, small marina, beach not too bad, water again crystal clear, why oh why can't our beaches around the uk look like this...anyway the fort ok but should be free to walk around.took a stroll down the sea front but because it was so hot turned back to return to our hire... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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75 reviews 75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Interesting to see the old tombstones, as well as the artifacts in the small museum. I personally loved the tower in the building next door..amazing construction.

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Gdansk, Poland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Very small place. View to the city and costal of sea. Price only 2.5 EUR (children free of charge). Also a little museum with hall of execution.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The castle is small but well preserved. The museum is rather dated but has some interesting photographs. The old execution chmber (hanging) is a sombre experience. Nice views from the battlements.

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Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Interesting museum and fort. Enjoy the grounds outside but don't miss going up on too for the views! Fabulous!

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Svelvik, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The Archeological Museum is well worth to visit,more than once, if you have the oppurtunity. Be aware of the things you can see out -doors, in the backyard. You visit , you do some reading ( the tourist-information can hjelp you), you go back again, something will be somewhat clearer to you.A prctical advice; it can be rather "chilly "... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Not a must visit as such but inside is kept orderly and clean. The actual museum has a bit of history and a display of many historical photos which I appreciated.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Kids can go for free. Small and cozy. It can be a house. The view is great. The photos of the past are in good order. It took 5 minutes to visit with the kid

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a very quaint old worlde European Fort with great ocean views. Very relaxing place to while away some time.

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