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Kourion, Limassol City

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Must see · Historic Site · Ruin
Wander into Ancient Roman and Byzantine ruins at Kourion for a look at the remains of houses, monuments, markets, baths, and an intact 3,500-seat theater. Although the site had been inhabited in Neolithic times from five millennia BCE, the town is believed to date back to the 13th century BCE. It supported an uprising against Persia in the 4th century BCE and was used by Alexander the Great. See mosaic floors from the 3rd and 4th centuries CE, private residences of the rich dating back to the 4th and 5th centuries CE, and a 5th century CE early Christian basilica at the site. Make Kourion part of your personalized Limassol City itinerary using our Limassol City trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • We went through a very long way by bus to get here but in the end it was absolutely worth it. I highly recommend this to anyone visit Limassol and interested in old architecture. The place requires a....  more »
  • Very Nice view.Good impression of former buildings, well explained. Not too much walking. Easy short visit. (Take a picknick?) Can buy drinks.  more »

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