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The Sanctuary Of Apollo

Near Kourion, Limassol, Cyprus
99-63-02-38
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A roman sanctuary

With the priest's house, bath house, and sacrificial altar this place as an architect's heaven... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BorgBenjamin
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Zejtun, Malta
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An interesting visit

Some good archeology and worth a visit. Would start here and then move onto Kourion. Take some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stephen D
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Near Kourion, Limassol, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With the priest's house, bath house, and sacrificial altar this place as an architect's heaven. Although that the acropolis is new this is still a must see.

Thank BorgBenjamin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some good archeology and worth a visit. Would start here and then move onto Kourion. Take some water in the summer as it is open and gets rather warm

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

A must see historical site. Well worth a visit. This is my third visit here. I just sit & imagine how it was when it was occupied. Imaging how the baths were on a baking hot day.

Thank Strettiered
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a lovely site to visit. It is a sanctuary to the ancient god Apollo who was, according to evidence, the protector of the site of Kourion. The title Hylates refers to the fact that Apollo was worshipped as the protector of the forests...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Take your camera with you for photos of this scenic site with ancient ruins of a dormitory, bathhouse, and a temple to Apollo. This was part of an excursion offered by our cruise ship. It was worth the ride from the port of Paphos here...More

Thank VKauf2014
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Spent a happy 3hrs or so wandering around the site after finding driving back from limassol to paphos on the old coast road. Very interesting place to visit. Quite an extensive site with much to see. There are plaques at various points around the site...More

Thank shorty1954
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Once a stopping off place for pilgrims on their way to the Holy Land, this is a small patch of ancient ruins. Little information about the function of the buildings in their heyday.

Thank Maybe16
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We were on a cruise ship excursion that included this temple site along with Kourion and a stop in Omodos village. A great itinerary and the Temple of Apollo was a nice highlight to the tour. Good photo op but it can get crowded with...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

my wife and I visited this site. Amazing atmosphere but some of the information signs had weathered so as to be unreadable. This was a shame as would have liked to know more.

Thank nicholassguy
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We found this by accident and decided to visit. It wasn't expensive (2E50) and well worth the money. However there were a few tours going around which we found a bit intrusive. Its hard to tell what has been restored and what is original.

Thank john e
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sue50167
29 March 2016|
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Response from jonsplace01 | Reviewed this property |
Hi........Not sure , but I think price has gone up..Looking at about 5/7 euros. as for transport, probably a car hire job...Don't pay more than 15euros a day at this time of year. Cheers....enjoy....well worth the visit.
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