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Maa-Palaeokastro Settlement

Coral Bay, Paphos, Cyprus
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Archaeology interest

This historic site sometimes gets overlooked as not clear what it is, unless you find it in a guide... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kelpa
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Dorset, United Kingdom
Worth a look if you're in the vicinity

Not really a lot to see here, but the headland location is stunning. The interesting underground... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
soul_man_dave
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Bude, United Kingdom
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Coral Bay, Paphos, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This historic site sometimes gets overlooked as not clear what it is, unless you find it in a guide book. I would recommend you go and visit and take a walk around also go underground to visit the museum. Very interesting. There is a entrance...More

Thank Kelpa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not really a lot to see here, but the headland location is stunning. The interesting underground museum is the high-point. Small but very informative, and weird modernistic design like a grounded flying saucer !! 2.50 Euros to get in (half price for over-65's) and worth...More

Thank soul_man_dave
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views of the sea. Tickets for 2,5 EUR from adult and kids one and three years old were for free.

Thank Mateusz K
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Very easy to find. Well signposted. The actual site is ok. Difficult to work out. The museum was disappointing. A lot of reading in frames around the wall with references to the cases "behind you". These cases were not there. Instead there were 3 indentations...More

2  Thank Diane T
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The site is easy enough to find, and has a nice setting on a rocky headland. While the cyclopean walling across the neck of the headland is very impressive, the remains of the structures are not.It is very difficult to make out individual structures from...More

1  Thank Rod F
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Well signposted from the main road and accessed down a path, this is a large site but not with a huge amount to see being Bronze Age. There are outlines of buildings and random large stone, shards of pottery and a modernistic museum with excellent...More

1  Thank SkateMinsteronSea
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The museum at the end of the track puts the ancient history of Cyprus into perspective and has beautiful views out to sea. The ruins of the settlement are obviously limited but again gives you a flavour of how the society was set up.

Thank Rachael P
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This place has a little museum, a few ruins and stunning views of both sides of coral bay, worth it.

Thank Lewis M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

It's interesting but not particularly inspiring. If you are in the area at 2.50 euros and nothing else to do then do go. But it's not worth going out of your way for it.

Thank BillB_10
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It has beautiful views and the Dome museum is good for singing in, good acoustics. Nothing to see inside just cards on the wall telling you about the bronze age. No information offered about the place and we wouldn't go again unless more information was...More

Thank Lesley H
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