Salamis Ancient City, Famagusta

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The ruins of the ancient capital of Cyprus, , sits along the eastern coast of the island and preserves bits of what was once a great city-state. Dating back to the 11th century BC Bronze Age, the site today is made up of Roman statues, pillars, chambers, crumbling walls, an extensively restored gymnasium, and a theater that could seat up to 15,000 people. You will also see sections of ancient Roman baths and public spaces, as well as pieces of mosaics and remains of a Byzantine basilica. Take plenty of water and apply sunscreen, as shade is sparse at the site. Salamis Ancient City is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Famagusta Edition.
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  • The city of Salamis, which has only been excavated to a small extent, shows insights especially into the time of the Roman settlement The visit should be done with a good guide, because the excavations show many interesting finds, but the few existing ones Explanations are very scarce in Turkish or English. Without leadership you would not recognize many interesting points, there would be an improvement urgently but also easily possible.
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  • Much is inaccessible. What is available is interesting depending much on guides. Uneven terrain. Take water and sun cream  more »
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  • Great place to visit. Had time to wander and marvel at what it must of been like in ancient times. Recommend the combined trip with Farmagusta.
  • Best ruins/ anient city I've ever been to or seen. Lot's of fun I recommend you go there I even sore really big lizard while I was there.
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