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Salamis

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Address: Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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$43*
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Full Day Tour Including Famagusta and the Ghost City from Paphos
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$134*
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Famagusta, Salamis, Othello Castle and the Walled City Tour from Famagusta

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If you're in the area and have a trip planned in this location, then 100% it's worth visiting and taking a look at as it's a very good site, however, I wouldn't travel for miles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Grant D
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're in the area and have a trip planned in this location, then 100% it's worth visiting and taking a look at as it's a very good site, however, I wouldn't travel for miles just to visit this one place... Make sure you have some other things planned around the area.

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting Greek ruins at the seaside very close to Famagusta. Very hot during the day in summer. Quite a long walk to the more far off ruins of the basilica and Roman vila.

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a completely fantastic piece of history. So very pleased we got to see this. Our driver took us here on our trip to Famagusta and what a history lessons was given. Highly recommend if you like this sort of thing. Take a hat and water though as it was pretty hot.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read up on the site from a travel book so already knew what to expect and just how big it was. It is very open to the elements and there is very little shade, take plenty of water and make sure that you cover up to avoid sunburn. When you initially enter the site you are in the... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this place, it had so much history and atmosphere. The main bathhouse and theatre are awesome, much of the rest of the site has yet to be excavated and is still overgrown. There are maps around the place but we got lost and missed the Basilica which we'd hoped to see. There is a small café near the... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend visiting for the extensive gymnasium complex, the columned amphitheater, and the theatre. Those sites are awesome and definitely worth visiting. The rest of the sites are spread out over a large area with long, largely unshaded walks. I walked the entire site and visiting everything. 95% of the people only visited the 3 main sites (gymnasium... More 

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Portsmouth UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went at 7 pm to avoid the heat of the day to find it was due to close but the man waved us on. We had Salamis to ourselves; what an experience. Amazing history.

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Epping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic remains - Greek Roman etc - best parts are the columned square, the bath house and the theatre..then there is a fair restaurant with a terrace..and a sandy beach in the clear warm shallow water

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here through an organised trip with Thompson's. We got to see a snapshot of the amphitheatre, Roman baths the the gym. These were considered the best bits as the area is large, go under your own steam if you wish to explore more. Early morning seemed good as it was cooler and less crowded. It was good to... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did an organised trip to this place. It was well worth the visit. The amphitheatre is intact and still works well with the acoustics. Our tour guide was an actress of sorts and gave us an example of the theatre acoustics, her voice was as clear at the bottom as it was at the top of the steps.the rest... More 

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