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Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site

Near Larnaka - Lemesos Highway, Kalavasos 7733, Cyprus
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Exceptionally interesting!

On the way to Larnaca from Limassol we stopped on the way to see the ruins. The site is very close... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2017
Fascinating archeological site of world importance

If you are staying in the nearby village of Kalavasos, the best way to visit this site (if the day... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2016
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Near Larnaka - Lemesos Highway, Kalavasos 7733, Cyprus
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Reviewed January 5, 2017

On the way to Larnaca from Limassol we stopped on the way to see the ruins. The site is very close to the village of Kalavasos dating back to 7000 BC. It is one of the most significant Neolithic settlements in Cyprus. The ruins are...More

Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed December 28, 2016

If you are staying in the nearby village of Kalavasos, the best way to visit this site (if the day is not too hot) is to walk to it, a journey of about 30 minutes each way. At the entrance there is a helpful board...More

Thank Ronald_Peter
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This settlement gives a good impression of the life in a settlement 5500 VC. Worth visting, covered by a tent construction. Entryfee € 2,50

Thank Robert L
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Small site but fascinating ,lovely lady at the entrance who was very helpful telling us about the site.

Reviewed November 11, 2015

Quite a small site but still interesting. 2.5 Euros entry which is the same as Choirokoita (another,larger, neolithic village - not far away). If you have any questions ask the lady in the ticket office - she speaks very good English and has a good...More

1  Thank alex f
Reviewed October 30, 2015

Although quite a small site, this is a beautifully presented Neolithic village, providing a clear insight into local life 9000 years ago - well worth a visit

Thank rodmw
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Evidence at Kalavasos suggests settlement at the end of the 7th Millennium BCE. It also seems that the settlement was suddenly deserted in the late 6th Millennium BCE. Apparently, more that 150 adults lived in the settlement, living on animal husbandry, agriculture and wild fruit....More

Thank Ira G
Reviewed June 6, 2015

Well worth it especially if you are staying in Kalavasos as per my recommendation for The Libarary Hoteland wellness Resort. It is small but protected and kept in good order the staff are excellent but be aware that it is not open at the week...More

Thank 8sandy1999
Reviewed December 26, 2014

If you like and appreciate history and archeology, this is another good spot. The entry fee is 2.50 euros. Which is not expensive but you can get a week pass for a little more and it becomes a better value deal. I understand that the...More

Thank Christiana19k
Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went there today (Sunday) just to find out that the site is closed on Saturdays and Sundays!! And I am now wondering when we are supposed to get a glimpse of our own cultural heritage since we work on weekdays... Such a disappointment...

Thank 1TravelForFood
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