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Kourion, Limassol City

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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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  • Wonderful place with very good indications and explanations. It’s quite big but easy to manage. The buildings are really impressive and the mosaics well preserved. The organization (tickets, parking.....  more
    Wonderful place with very good indications and explanations. It’s quite big but easy to manage. The buildings are really impressive and the mosaics well preserved. The organization (tickets, parking.....  more »
  • Kourion itself is well worth a visit. Interesting and covers a large area with artifacts from different periods of history. Good paths and signposts, clean toilets. Wonderful views of the sea and... 
    Kourion itself is well worth a visit. Interesting and covers a large area with artifacts from different periods of history. Good paths and signposts, clean toilets. Wonderful views of the sea and...  more »

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