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Amathus

Amathus

Amathus

Amathus – located on the south coast of Cyprus (about 7 km east of the town of Lemesos, or 50 minutes southwest of Nicosia), a number of historic finds are located here. One of them was the ruins of a Roman Temple of Aphrodite, a Roman agora (marketplace), two important necropolis with carved tombs which date from the Geometric to the Roman period, and Christian basilicas from the 4th & 5th centuries AD. Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (daily) (Winter); 8:30 am – 7:30 pm (daily) (Summer). Admission: €2.50