Ancient Kourion: Archeological Site

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Kourion Archaeological Site is located near Episkopi Village, west of the city of Limassol, within the Limassol district of Cyprus.ย  It’s considered one of the most impressive archaeological sites on the island and very famous among tourist.

It was an important city-kingdom in Cyprus before but destroyed due to series of massive earthquakes. Now you can only see the remains of the some part of that kingdom like Agora (Market), Basilica (Church), Public Bath and most important the Ancient Kourion theatre.

Ancient Kourion Amphitheatre

This place contains history from old times. The mosaic floors can be seen at lot of places and are now well preserved. The logo of Cyprus University of Technology (Limassol) is taken from here I think as I noticed when I was visiting this place.

Mosiac Floors

The ruin of Basilica (church) known as Kourion Cathedral.

The ruins of Agora and Thermal Bath.

Some Photography ๐Ÿ™‚

Apart from the Archaeology and history, Place has beautiful view point from where you can see Kourion beach and Hills.

View Point

Around 15 mins walk from this place there is Kourion beach which is usually windy an best for Kitesurfing. There are some restaurant as well to sit and enjoy the sea. Overall an amazing place to visit and enjoy.

Kourion Beach

How to Reach:

You can take bus no 16 from Limassol Central station to Kourion, Frequencies of buses are not that much check the bus timing before going. Another way is to go by car, so you can rent a car and drive to this place.

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