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Salamis

Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“roman ruins” (30 reviews)
“salami” (152 reviews)
“large site” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Laughing a side to see the histroy of this is amazing and we were on a trip with a very good guide. Take care as.not that suitable if you cant walk or climb well.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was a visit worth waiting for, we saw the site on a lovely January day. Very quiet which added to the experience of wandering around the vast area soaking up the atmosphere, there is a small cafe and toilets. If travelling from Southern Cyprus...More

1  Thank wendyr145
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Well worth a visit for a well preserved archaeological site which stretches over a large area. A free guide offers to accompany you although the tour they offer takes almost 2hrs. You are warned that the area is quite uneven for walking. There is a...More

Thank streak2016
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We walked for two hours between antiquities. And we have the wall on the beach. There is a beautiful view from there. We walked the streets of the ancient buildings. There are listed souvenirs, restaurants and cafes

Thank Ester A
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We came here but it was actually a very short stop not exceeding the 15 minutes as I had an appointment in Larnaca that same afternoon. I promised myself to return on the coming trip though. I got moved once again like every time I...More

2  Thank greekcypriot2009
Reviewed 5 January 2017

On the day that we visited rain had been forecast but we were incredibly lucky as the storm the night before chased the clouds away and the day was beautiful. We spent happy hours wandering about on this huge site. Despite attacks and earthquakes somehow...More

Thank Cat C
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We went on a family walk around Salamis and it was just stunning. Its incredible to think how long some of the structures have been around. The coliseum was especially incredible. To think you can sit where people sat thousands of years ago in the...More

Thank r_big3low
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was a vast city, biggest in the Mediterranean and the round are in relatively good condition. However, there are next to no signs, descriptions, proper brochures etc that you normally see in these places that brings the place alive. The people at the entrance...More

1  Thank jamaicatraveller27
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The one place I really wanted to visit whilst in Northern Cyprus and it didn't disappoint. The mosaics alone are incredible. The amphitheatre is in very good condition and the guide form Cyprus Paradise holidays knew his stuff. His name is pronounced Ogel, but he...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Easy enough to find since it is well signposted. Ancient Roman ruins including the remains of what was once a much bigger amphitheater. Many interesting features still intact like the raised flooring, the toilets & many pillars still standing. Large enough site for several hours...More

Thank Frank M
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Russianbear57
19 June 2016|
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Response from periandro | Reviewed this property |
It depends upon the age of your children. In case they were already grown up and you were all interested in art and History, the best places to visit are the ruins of Salamina, the town of Famagusta the Kyrenia castle and... More
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Feby55
20 January 2016|
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Response from willoDorset | Reviewed this property |
We used Mercury Holidays and stayed at the Pia Bella Hotel in Kyrenia. Guided excursions booked via Tour Plus. Regards Graham
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Gill S
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Response from Žan M | Reviewed this property |
It's about half an hour of pleasant walk along the beach. The problem is not that the way is not walkable, but you need to walk on sand pretty much so this may be a bit hard. You can also swim there if you preffer ;).
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