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Kition Archaeological Site

Archbishop Kyprianos Avenue, Larnaka City, Cyprus
+357 24 304115
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Kition Archaeological Site

an interesting place in terms of historical evidence of Cypriot civilization on earth,worth... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2016
Georgescviorel53
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Buzau, Romania
Visit to see the ruins

Its in good shape and constantly being rebuilt.it take at least two hours to look at a decent pace... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2015
jackp561
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Average36%
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Archbishop Kyprianos Avenue, Larnaka City, Cyprus
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+357 24 304115
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

an interesting place in terms of historical evidence of Cypriot civilization on earth,worth visiting for general knowledge

Thank Georgescviorel53
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Its in good shape and constantly being rebuilt.it take at least two hours to look at a decent pace ,but go slower and read the info bosrds at various sites

Thank jackp561
Reviewed August 5, 2015

This place is indeed small but we didn't lack information. The guard/guide can provide you with lots of info, which is very useful as the labels/captions are close to unreadable (years spent in direct sunlight). You can see ruins of 5 temples here but no...More

Thank Dora S
Reviewed July 10, 2015

I rented a car from Ayia Napa to Larnaca specially to see this sight. My ancestors, the Phoenicians, were the founders of Kition. However, bummer!, it was closed on Sunday. Also, the place was hard to find. Even with GPS, I had to look around...More

Thank joma0405
Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

It is small and there's no leaflet or whatsoever. Although there's information on information boards its very hard to read due to a lack of maintenance.

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you enjoy archaeological sites this little gem in town is well worth a look. Not huge but very interesting. Just down the road opposite Chrisopolitissa church is Tony's cafe, best Greek home cooking for miles around.

Thank May J
Reviewed April 29, 2015

A great day out in a well preserved site, a little bit more comprehensive guide books would be a bonus.

Thank Islaydoc
Reviewed April 16, 2015

These ruins are not as extensive as Kourion or Salamis, but for those who appreciate ancient history, they are fascinating. These ruins go back to Phoenician times and the displays at the site are informative. A visit to the nearby archaeology district museum is also...More

1  Thank karlantell
Reviewed May 11, 2014

We walked from the city center to kition, the walk was amusing but when we saw kition, it was really a couple of stones in a dig site. there isn't much to do here except spend 2.5 euro per person to enter. stay away, if...More

1  Thank ori c
Reviewed April 2, 2014

Archaelogical ruins in the centre of Larnaca not a lot to see unless you are really into that.There are two different sites both easily walkable

1  Thank PETER R
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