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Kalavasos-Tenta Neolithic Archaeological Site

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Well worth a visit to see the remains of this village, thousands of years old. Very evocative... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mellieha, Malta
Interesting site

This is not a big historical site. 2.5€ entrance fee. It’s covered by a fantastic tent which is... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Richard S
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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Near Larnaka - Lemesos Highway, Kalavasos 7733, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit to see the remains of this village, thousands of years old. Very evocative location.

Thank alliebdive
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

This is not a big historical site. 2.5€ entrance fee. It’s covered by a fantastic tent which is worth seeing. Information plaques around the site told me all I wanted to know. Worth a visit if you’re nearby.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

I have driven past this site so many times and thought I must go and see this place up close. Well eventually I have been because I was showing a friend around On the main road from Paphos to Limassol you’ll see this large tent...More

Thank Hobson00
Reviewed March 10, 2018

I don't know how many times we've driven past the pyramidal metal roof (constructed in 1995) of this settlement but we decided to stop and explore what there is to see here. It's fascinating and well worth stopping. It's signposted off the A1 and B1...More

Thank Alan Y
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 P4441EXrobertl
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

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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

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Martin K
April 13, 2018|
Response from Alan Y | Reviewed this property |
Hello Martin. Travelling by bus in Cyprus can be fun but it's not the best way to get around - car hire is more reliable. It's cheap though. Taxis are more expensive by far. However, there are buses to Kalavasos village... More