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Address: Kimon and Kilkis Sts., Larnaka, Cyprus
Phone Number: 24630169
Description: This former British prison is now home to home to treasures of from the...
This former British prison is now home to home to treasures of from the Bronze Age.
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Larnaca museum fort

Place more than normal. Location is nice because it's near the main activity in larnaca ..their is no one their to help you or to show u the place

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Place more than normal. Location is nice because it's near the main activity in larnaca ..their is no one their to help you or to show u the place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

a fort of silence, flowers and a great view over the sea&city nice museum, kind of poor in information or things to see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Small but interesting and well preserved, the Medieval Fort of Larnaca is worth visiting and it won’t take you more than 30 minutes to do it. It stands proudly at the end of Athens Avenue. It was the first fortification in the 12th century. Be sure to have your camera along for some stunning shots. Tel: +357 24 304 576... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I went here in March 2014 with a group of another 19 girls (yeaaaa) and I only visited the fortress on the outside, but it's still beautiful. This summer I am going back to Cyprus and i plan to see it all :) the best view it's from Finikoudes Beach/Promenade, it's like the fortress is coming out of the sea... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

That's all it takes to see this fort, but the views are nice from the top, where you can see all Larnaka bay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We thought there was an entrance fee for this fort, but there didn't seem to be one today. Maybe it was because some sort of exhibition was being set up. But even if there was, a couple of Euros would have been worth it. Larger and better kept fort than Pathos, it also has canons and some early 20th Century... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

It was okay. Cheap to get in bit there just isn't really anything inside. Just the same walls you saw on the outside, inside. You do get to walk on a small section of wall though which has very nice views of the coast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Very interesting to see the old architecture. Leaflet given to you to explain what is in the fort. Reasonable entry fee.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The small museum inside offers a small inside in the place's past and the history of Cyprus. The full site is not that large, if you can arrange a tour with a guide is better, if not, there a small info book at the entrance. The best attraction: the view from the walls is nice, the history part.... not so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Built some 800 years ago, it was meant to defend inhabitants from siege of armies coming from the sea. It has several occupants, among them the Turks and the British, that used it as prison and execution site by hanging. The gallows room are still there. The building itself was built out of thick stone blocks, one side washed by... More 

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