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Kourion Archeological Site

(18km, west of Limassol) K ourion is located on the west coast of Limassol in the small town of Episkopi and is one of the most famous ancient attractions. It is renowned for its importance, as historical sources suggest it was a major ancient city Kingdom of Cyprus. Furthermore, Kourion hosts a considerable amount of impressive musical and theatrical events in its magnificent Greco-Roman amphitheatre that was originally built in the second century B.C.

The site overlooks the beautiful Mediterranean sea complimenting surrounding monuments which mostly date from the Roman period. These include the Forum, the Nymphaeum, the Fountain House, the House of the Gladiators, the House of Achilles and the Public Baths.

Address: 19km west of Lemesos on Lemesos-Pafos road,  Lemesos
Operating hours: Daily: 08.00 - 17.00 (November - March)
Daily: 08.00 - 18.00 (April - May, September - October )
Daily: 08.00 - 19.30 (June - August)
Operating period: All year round
Entrance fee: €1.70

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