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Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement

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Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement

Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement is a must. If you visit the area you have to visit the place. You... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Skarinou, Cyprus
A very special place

Identified as the first known settlement in Cyprus this is a very special place. The very age of... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Michael H
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement is a must. If you visit the area you have to visit the place. You will love it.

Thank Annakosma
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Identified as the first known settlement in Cyprus this is a very special place. The very age of the settlement carries a sense of awe. The original villages are located on the top of a significant hill. To visit you have a choice of walks,...More

2  Thank Michael H
Reviewed August 12, 2017

In Choirokoitia you will have the opportunity to visit a whole neolithic village, part of which is fully reconstructed strictly with materials and tools used by the neolithic builders. A lot of useful information in provided on site. Prefer visiting during morning hours due to...More

1  Thank Eli_George_13
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

The Chirokitia setlement is dated back to 7000 BC. The first settlers in the area had their small houses build next to the Maroni river.Due to water floats moved to a higher level. The setlement is fully excavated by Prof.Le Bran from France. The findings...More

1  Thank Christakis C
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

An interesting UNESCO world heritage site which can be visited on its own or plays part of a heritage trail. Although the actual site is reached trough a steep and rugged terrain, the reconstructed huts are informative and interesting

Thank BorgBenjamin
Reviewed June 1, 2017

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 May 28, 2017

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
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