Salamis city

  • How to get there: Every day from June 1 to September 15: from 09:00 to 19:00;
    from September 16 to May 31: from 09:00 to 17:00
  • Opening hours: round the clock and all year round
  • Entrance fee: 12 Turkish Lira
  • Navigator tag: Google map

Salamis Cyprus was founded in the 11th century BC. The city was built on the shores of a picturesque harbor, and became a very large port, precisely because of this, it flourished for many centuries. But because of the earthquake, the city was destroyed and rebuilt again. The entrance to the territory of the city costs three euros.

You can walk all over the area. Even in hot summer weather. The ease of walking is ensured by the constant dry wind in this area. They visit the town more often during the warm season. Then the territory is saturated with tourists.


Interesting Facts

The territory of Salamis is huge. The area is located right by the sea. There is a gymnasium, baths, a marble pool, columns and sculptures, and the main attraction is the ancient amphitheater. The building has survived to this day. More than 1,500 spectators can fit here. Previously, a wide variety of performances, performances, celebrations, and most importantly gladiator fights were held.

If you go to Salaman in Cyprus, you will definitely learn the historical basis for the construction of local buildings. Lovers of history will love this excursion. The most important thing is to have time to see everything, since the territory is very large, but even after spending the whole day on the floor in the scorching sun, a person will definitely not regret the time spent here.

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