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Address: Coral Bay, Paphos, Cyprus
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Very atmospheric

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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Minster on Sea
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 acoustics! On a small peninsular, we found it quite atmospheric and enjoyed our walk.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank Rachael P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Thank Lewis M
Mold, United Kingdom
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank BillB_10
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 given.

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Thank Lesley H
Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A small bronze age settlement on an isolated headland hidden amongst the coastal hotels. Well worth finding if you seek something different to the remainder of Coral Bay. The modern underground museum is an architectural masterpiece and the display panels are highly informative. It is a short stroll from the end of the line for local buses from Paphos: go... More 

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Thank Martin T
Essex, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Read it was open but it was closed. The vosoy cyprus website to be fair says Mon-Fri - so I should have looked up.

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Thank Cliff E
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We left visiting until the last couple of days before we went home. These happened to be a Saturday and Sunday. We had checked the sign on the gate beforehand and it clearly stated that the site was open seven days a week. It wasn't. We checked with the hotel reception desk and they confirmed that it is closed at... More 

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Thank Julian F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

On the entrance sign it's written the museum is open from Monday to Sunday 8:30-16:00. I've been at the entrance gate at 14:45, and waited for 15 minutes, but everything was closed and none was there. What a fail!

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Thank Alexey R
Bebington
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157 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Cyprus is a wonderful place for old sites. The Maa-Palaeokastro Settlement is one of the many sites. There is much of historical interest here. I wouldn't put it at the top of a must see list, but worth a visit if you are in the area.

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