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Amathus, Limassol

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Ruin Tourist Spot
The complex of palaces, public baths, and temples at Amathus represents one of the oldest ancient towns of Cyprus. The earliest detected settlement at the site dates to the second millennium BCE, or the earliest Iron Age. Today, you can observe ruins that are linked to the Greeks, Persians, and Romans, among other ancient civilizations. Walk among millennia-old crumbling structures and gaze at pillars that once supported lavish palaces. See the former acropolis with a finely preserved monumental stone cistern. Put Amathus at the forefront of your travel plans using our Limassol vacation builder.
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  • Very well signposted site from the main road. There is a lot more scrambling needed around the site than at Kourion, but you can still see a lot by sticking to the main paths and steps The agora has a...  more »
  • The Amathus ruins were within walking distance of our hotel. Our holiday reps acted as our guides. First we climbed to the top of the hill to the Aphrodite Temple ruins. No charge to get ther and most...  more »
  • You have to use your imagination a bit here, but it is a phenomenal site to visit. Worth reading the boards at the entrance first to make sense of what you are seeing.  more »
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  • Aphrodite's temple - despite in ruins, absolutely worth visiting if you're in Limassol. Ethereal mark of an old civilization that used to be a cradle of the modern world.
  • Nice nature, view(from the hill), arheological remains. Quite and relaxing place due to the fact that it is not very turistic. I suggest to visit it when the weather is good.
  • Nice views, little explanations.
  • Lovely views and interesting ruins.
  • Very interesting but needs better information signs about the objects.