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“Impressive but disappointing” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement

Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement
Cyprus
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Poole, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Impressive but disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Worth a stop if you are driving by, the ruins themselves are impressive but there is just a lack of useful information, the only leaflets they had were in Greek and French, the display boards had very dry descriptions and the replica village had hardly any information up at all.Having been to other UNESCO world heritage sites it was disappointing, no attempt to bring it alive. Probably OK if you are an archeologist and know all about it anyway, but I came away none the wiser for my trip.

Visited November 2012
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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70 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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“Nice place to go there for 2-3 hours”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Well, I would go there as a historical thing to see, not much nearby but it is worth it. From there you can drive towards the lake nearby...

Visited October 2012
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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“amazing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

It is amazing that so many thousands of years ago people had such culture. It is worth a visit. Just try to visit when the sun is not so hot.

Visited June 2012
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Limassol, Cyprus
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75 reviews
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“Exquisite historical place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

A place to visit that proves life to the island thousands of year ago. It does not take too long to spend there and if you travel towards Limassol from either Larnaca or Nicosia, it worths a stop.

Visited September 2011
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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“Neolithic Village”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

This is the oldest pehestoric vilage in Cyprus near 7000 BC and it is protected by UNESCO. It is a village with round prehestoric houses 6km distance from sea s remains and the finds from the excavations there have thrown much light on the evolution of human society in this key region. Some 20 houses have been excavated; they were constructed directly on the ground, without foundations.

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