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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We waited till Dec to visit so we were not in the heat. Visiting in high season would have been hard work. Ensure you wear suitable shoes and take water. Suitable for prams, although my 15 month old walked a lot or was carried. Excellent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DamienH868
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting archaeological site on a hill top with a large number of different excavations and reconstructions. You pay on the drive up the hill, park at the top, then are free to spend as long as you like on site. The range of 'ruins'...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JonB881
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The situation of kourion high above the sea gives the site a splendid aura. It is quite large so it's wise to pace yourself and to take supplies as refreshments are inadequate. A picnic in the Roman amphitheatre is an attractive proposition. The nearby museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mumblesmeg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ancient site is nicely conserved and sits atop a cliff with a spectacular view of the surrounding landscape. Although the foundations are much older, what you can visit is mostly Roman remains (as in so many other arqueological sites). But it is definitely worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CarstenH438
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off here on our way to Limassol for a little break and to mainly take some photos of the coastline. The different areas were clearly signposted and it was easy to navigate. There is a free map to take with you that you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nikki832019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. Went there last week as a birthday treat from my son his partner and my granddaughter. Weather just right and not overcrowded and plenty to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian211148
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there for about two hours Antics for a lot of places Better than all the other similar places

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank erezsb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After we finished our lunch we passed near this place , it is a very nice historical place located near to the tourist street in Limassol

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ziadqusous
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place at summer and was little bit too hot, most of this place it’s open space. And visited it yesterday, was really good weather, not hot and not cold, were a few people with us. Suggest to come around 15:00 so you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 433yelenas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting, well presented. Amazing views. Historically very interesting. Hard when it’s hot but try it

Date of experience: March 2018
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shayanwarsi
September 30, 2018|
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Response from freckles22Uk | Reviewed this property |
We had a hire car too so didn’t use local bus service.
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shayanwarsi
September 30, 2018|
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Response from Svetlana G | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Its Bus 16 from Old Hospiral bus station. Cheers!
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Виктория А
November 24, 2017|
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Response from Goodheads | Reviewed this property |
There was a small riding school near the beach but I don't know if it is still open, if it is I am sure you would have to book..
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KestrelKate
Seattle, Washington
5 Days in Cyprus (1 Replies)
I am planning to travel to Cyprus in mid/late October for 5 days and intend to rent a car to maximize flexibility for exploring the island. From all the reading that I have been doing, it seems like there is too much to see and not enough time, which is making it hard to settle on an itinerary! I would like to visit some archaeological sites (Salamis, Kourion), castles (St. Hilarion, Buffavento, maybe Kantara), monasteries/traditional Cypriot villages (any suggestions?), spend time...More
September 21, 2015|
Logie88
Perthshire
Visit to Nicosia and to Kolossi/Kourion (4 Replies)
We are visiting Limassol at the end of this month and staying at the Kapetanios hotel. Although I've driven in Cyprus before I'm a bit reluctant to hire a car this time and would like advice on how easy it is to visit Nicosia for a day trip by public transport. Also the sites at Kourion and Kolossi.
March 07, 2017|
Response fromRobert C|
Thanks!
DougSanDiego
San Diego
Port of Larnaca - Advice on Options from Tour Guides (10 Replies)
Have looked through the forum and don't see what I am looking for - or at least something current. We will be in the port of Larnaca in October 2016. Arrive 8am and have to be on board at 3:30pm. Our group of 6 is debating options. Some want to go to Nicosia and walk over to the Turkish side of the city as well. One tour company is willing to do this. I'm wondering if this is realistic with our short stay in Larnaca? How difficult is the border crossing? Delays? The other tour...More
December 11, 2015|
Response fromcylib|
This seems a very unrealistic try. 8am hopefully will be in port but till you disembark.... The shorter drive is to Nicosia but early morning traffic will take you more time to reach Ledra crossing than to get to Nicosia. The Paphos thing is 2hours to get there and 2 back. All possible but will be in a hurry to be within time limits. Why not just spend some nice relaxing time in Larnaca . Town beachfront is filled with cafes and restaurants and Ayios Lazaros , medieval castle a short walk