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Larnaka Medieval Castle

Athinon Avenue | at an intersection with Kamil Kenan street, Larnaka City, Cyprus
+357 24 630169
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I love going to the castle and enjoy the views also

The Medieval Castle of Larnaka also referred to as Larnaka Fort is believed to have been originally... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elly G
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Larnaka City, Cyprus
Small castle

This is a cute little castle in Larnarca. From the size you wouldn't guess that it was an actual... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
macedonboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“small museum” (35 reviews)
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Athinon Avenue | at an intersection with Kamil Kenan street, Larnaka City, Cyprus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Medieval Castle of Larnaka also referred to as Larnaka Fort is believed to have been originally built during the Middle Ages, and took its present form during Ottoman rule, dates it to the years of Lusignan King James I (1382-1398AD) It was built to...More

Thank Elly G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cute little castle in Larnarca. From the size you wouldn't guess that it was an actual defensive fortification, but it was. Over it's life it's been used by the British, Ottomans, Franks and maybe further back. Inside is a room used as...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed December 10, 2017

We visited the castle as part of a sightseeing day out at Larnaka. it is cheap to get in, has some interesting exhibits and you get a good view from the top of the walls.

Thank normannorma1
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

While not as impressive as the Lammisol fortress, Larnaca’s castle was still nice to visit. Small museum but great views from the top.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed November 1, 2017

The great levels of Cyrpus history - ancient times, crusades, ottomans, british ruling - can be all found here. It's a great monument with a great sea view from the southern wall

Thank Andy L
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

A small fortress on the beach with a historical museum. Admission is 2.5 euro and a length tour of the entire fortress takes about 30 minutes.Large trees inside the fortress make shade and hiding from the sun of the Mediterranean sea. When you go up...More

Thank Gila B
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little castle well restored with very helpful staff, and well worth the €2.50 entry. Won’t take you long to get around. 30 mins to an hour tops

Thank John L
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

A pretty castle in central larnaca definitely worth looking around and taking pictures from the roof

Thank Eleni M
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Lots of history has passed through the entrance to these walls . If you stand back and look you see it has been touched by islam ,christians , the british colonialism , German artillery from the early twentieth century . There are some interesting artefacts...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

It was near the end of our trip that we decided to take a walk up to the castle to have a look around. We seen it most days... Entry is €2.50 each, free leaflet. Small castle but nice views. Tombstones & commons. History information...More

Thank fitchick007
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kutatelin
August 7, 2017|
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Response from PieTravels | Reviewed this property |
Hi :) there are different opening times depending on the season. 16th September to 15th of April: Monday – Friday: 8:00am-17:00pm 16th of April to 15th of September: Monday-Friday: 8:00-19:30 Saturday and Sunday... More
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Rania R
April 16, 2015|
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Response from PieTravels | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there are plenty of restaurants near the castle, because the location is right at the end of the Finikoudes, which is the seaside where all the cafes and restaurants are.
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