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Ancient Shipwreck Museum

Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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The shipwreck is fascinating as it is so well preserved after such a long period under the sea. Not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago

When visiting Girne - Kyrenia - do not miss the Shipwreck Museum inside the Castle. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The shipwreck is fascinating as it is so well preserved after such a long period under the sea. Not the Mary Rose but well worth seeing. Don't miss it when you visit the rest of the castle museum in Kyrenia.

Thank BernieLimassol
Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Girne - Kyrenia - do not miss the Shipwreck Museum inside the Castle. Very interesting and informative.

Thank Ahr45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the rooms leading off the courtyard of Kyrenia Castle contains the Shipwreck Museum which exhibits the remains of a Greek merchant ship from the 4th century BC, one of the oldest vessels ever to be recovered, together with its cargo. In 1965, Andreas...More

Thank Ali U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located within the Castle complex is a small museum that displays the remains of a Bronze Age shipwreck. The outer room displayed the artifacts that were discovered with the ships (amphora, nails fore decking, almonds, etc). Upstairs, in a temperature & humidity controlled room, lie...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an exhibit within the grounds of Kyrenia castle. It is a room containing the incredibly well preserved remains of a cargo ship from around 300 BC. Most of the original hull is on show, and you can take a look at some of...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's part of the castle and there are various artifacts to see plus some reconstructions. However there is no sign of the actual ship although there was a locked door that might be where it was. Luckily we came for the castle but there was...More

Thank The_Running_Tenor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw this as part of Castle tour as it's within the grounds. Lots of artifacts associated with its discovery.

Thank coord47
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An amazingly well preserved shipwreck from the time of Alexander the Great - around 300 BC. As well as the hull itself which is surprisingly complete, there is also the cargo on display. The museum paints a very complete picture of the maritime trading that...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

As part of the visit to the castle you can wander into the small museum to see the well preserved wooden hull of a trading ship dating back over 2500 years! Very fascinating as its cargo of amphora and nuts etc is also here to...More

Thank theresalwaysone
Reviewed 8 November 2017

fascinating. well set up and lots of info for visitors. we really liked this exhibit and think everyone would like this, though it does involve some stairs.

Thank 2wirralwanderers
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