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Salamis

Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Full Day Tour Including Famagusta and the Ghost City from Paphos
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Private Tour of Saint Barnabas Monastery, Salamis, Othello Castle and Varosha...
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Salamis Ancient Kingdom and Famagusta from Pissouri
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“roman ruins” (32 reviews)
“salami” (166 reviews)
“large site” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gazimagusa (Famagusta), Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed yesterday

A great and not over-organized Roman site, with a half-intact amphitheatre, forum colonnades and two exquisite remnants of mosaic, by the sea. Wonderful!

Thank Adrian_Chatfield
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Salamis is a hidden gem! Not far from Famagusta and within easy driving distance across the border. Reasonable entrance fee and lots of hidden gems to explore - take a peep underground ... you’ll be amazed! Lots of things to explore from ancient roads to...More

Thank Garreg W
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need a guide to get the best of this place, otherwise it is just another pile of rocks. But with a skilled guide the place almost comes to live and you can imagine how life was in "The Good Old Days"!

1  Thank Ahr45
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing structure and still standing, historical site to say the least, well worth the visit, very interesting would have been great to be there all those years ago.

Thank porty1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cultural and historic site. Old roman town very evident and a knowledgeable guide. Would recommend this as an afternoon excursion

Thank greenlight_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The city of Salamina, the story of Homer, was the capital and great metropolis in the ancient period, around the 1,000 BC. 5 kilometers north of Famagusta, on the seafront lies the ruins of the old Salamis kingdom north of the valley of the Pedieos...More

Thank douglasia54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salamis is a site of mainly Roman ruins not far from the walled city of Famagusta. Entry is very cheap and there's plenty to see there including an Amphitheatre, remains of a Roman gymnasium and baths, and the occasional fresco if you look carefully up...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great ancient site full of roman baths. well kept site , you can interact and wander anwhere. big site , main site concetrated near the car park.

Thank snowleopard_gosport
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salamis is a vast site just North of the border on the Turkish side of Cyprus. We found the highlights (all from the Roman period) pretty quickly - bath complex, theater & gymnasium. They are all located pretty close to the entry. All three are...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Salamis site is vast and, on the day we visited, pretty much deserted in comparison to similar sites on the Greek side of Cyprus. The best preserved and most atmospheric parts are near the entrance and you'll think your 9 TRY is money well...More

Thank The_Running_Tenor
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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
8 October 2015|
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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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