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Ancient Shipwreck Museum

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Address: Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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A great piece of recovered history.

This is within the fantastic Kyrenia castle which is a must anyway, and is a piece of history. To see how they were trading the same Mediterranean foods that we know and love... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Broughton, United Kingdom
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Broughton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is within the fantastic Kyrenia castle which is a must anyway, and is a piece of history. To see how they were trading the same Mediterranean foods that we know and love packed in wonderful amphora, and to see the vessel design, then consider that it is from a shipwreck in 200BC boggles the mind. It was found a... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the day we went, the displays about the shipwreck were good - but we never saw the remains of the ship itself! Did we take a wrong turning, or was the room closed? - we're not sure.

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Thank The_Baptist
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated within Kyrenia Castle, and included in the entrance fee. This is very well presented and with all information in English. You'd be crazy not to have a look while you're in the castle.

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Thank soul_man_dave
Paphos, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

On your tour of Kyrenia Castle, and included in the ticket price, this shipwreck exhibition forms part of many exhibitions within its walls. A must and very interesting exhibition which was both informative and well displayed.

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Thank Mark H
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The fort it is in is really cool, and the information in this museum is fun, but nothing awe-inspiring. Might as well give it a peak once you paid admission to the fort though, and have a drink at the cafe- it gets hot!

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Thank gdarr
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Situated in the Girne ( Kyrenia) castle, and is thanks to the efforts of a U. S. university in raising this ship from the depths of the Meditteranean Sea. On the ground floor are some of the relics of the cargo being exported, particularly notable is the amphora for wine and oil. Upstairs is the viewing platform for this Greek... More 

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Thank cherriesfan_9
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This museum is inside Girne Castle and can be visited at the same time. The recovered ship is interesting to see along with its cargo.

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Thank Ullans
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

It is some years since I visited the Shipwreck Museum and I was quite surprised at how good it was. My son is studying Ancient Greece at school and it was really good for him to see an example of what boats looked like and its contents. Clear labelling in English and the chance to see the actual boat itself... More 

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Thank Galadriel1969
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Spent about 90mins visiting this interesting and informative museum. The artefacts which were recovered are really very interesting with a really good presentation. Particularly unusual was the small curse pouch which was found and the almonds which are over 2000 years old. The models and the actual boat itself are amazing. well worth a visit.

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Thank Nodroghoward
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Went to Kyrenia Castle and saw this ancient shipwreck in the museum. Was really interesting and very informative and it's free.

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