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“Archaeological Wonder” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kition Archaeological Site

Kition Archaeological Site
Ranked #19 of 57 things to do in Larnaka City
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Archaeological Wonder”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This is a very old part of Laranca, dating something like 7000bc. The Kition Museum tells the history of this area and is well worth the visit

Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Ancient Larnaca”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

A bit difficult to really imagine and get the layout of, especially if there's building-work going on right next door, but worth a visit to see where Larnaca began.

Visited October 2012
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Bucharest, Romania
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3 attraction reviews
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“Historical place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

A place filled with history. I recommend visiting only if you are interested in ruins and patient. Also, a guide is of great help. Also, don't forget to have water with you, especially if it's a hot day.

Visited November 2011
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Pola
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“Kition”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Few Hellenistic or Roman artifacts have been found at Kition, making the site unusual and especially important. It also makes it politically delicate, as Greek Cypriots tend to be less enthusiastic about ruins of Asiatic cultural origins.

Visited September 2012
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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“Archeological Monument in Larnaca”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

In the town of Larnaca Kition is the name of several archeological excavations made by Swedes. The main visible structures are those of a large shrine that was rededicated to the fertility goddess Astarte by the Phoenicians and four small earlier.

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