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Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement

Cyprus
+357 22 865888
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One of the most important Neolithic sites of the eastern Mediterranean

The buildings were constructed of stone foundations with mud-brick upper walling. Sadly it has been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rod F
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Neolithic settlement! Need I say more?

Loved this because I had never seen such a settlement before and it is really informative. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anne S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The buildings were constructed of stone foundations with mud-brick upper walling. Sadly it has been restored using cement to consolidate it, giving an unrealistic appearance. It is quite unremarkable in appearance, the buildings seemingly merging into each other, but it is for its artefacts that...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this because I had never seen such a settlement before and it is really informative. The rebuilt homes are interesting and once again made me realize that people throughout the ages have always worked to add ornamentation to their life. As with many sites...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

it's a must go place just outside limassol. the fatigue of the many stairs worth the story it has to tell you. few hours needed to visit it well

Thank Kostas Z
Reviewed March 25, 2017

This UNESCO site has some interesting ruins, but most are off limits. There are some good reconstructions and a nice walking circuit. The age of the place is astounding.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most interesting sites in Cyprus. This settlement dates back to 7000-8000BC. Spend some time to read the detailed information plates and discover how organized was this community. Perhaps the best part of the site are the reconstructed houses. You will...More

Thank MariosP4p
Reviewed March 9, 2017

We stopped by the Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement on our return drive from Nicosia to Ayia Napa. It was definitely worth the stop. It is very conveniently located just off the A1; a quick on and off. We were blown away by the age of the...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed February 6, 2017

What an interesting place to see. If you prefer ancient ruins in all of their marble splendour, maybe you can skip, but otherwise, if you're really interested in the whole history of Cyprus, go and see this place. The best way to see it is...More

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Surreal to wander around here imagining what it was like 9,000 years ago. These guys were super smart to build what they did. Amazing engineering intuition displayed in construction. The structure of the society and village life would have been outstanding back then. They had...More

Thank Landage W
Reviewed January 18, 2017

It is one of must-see places while on Cyprus. Especially that it is one of around thousand places on UNESCO WH List... Buses stop 200 m from the entrance. Easy to get from Limassol (5 EUR for a bus ticket), Nicosia, Larnaca, a little bit...More

Thank mrpiotrp
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Taking the bus from Limassol I came to the Neolithic Settlement. It is convenient as buses running from Limassol to Larnaca or Nicosia make a stop here for 5 minutes. What you can do is come by bus, but be sure to find connecting bus...More

Thank greekcypriot2009
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