Amathus

Local nameAmathus
LocationLimassol District

Amathus or Amathous was an ancient city and one of the ancient royal cities of Cyprus until about 300 BC. Some of its impressive remains can be seen today on the southern coast in front of Agios Tychonas, about 24 miles west of Larnaca and 6 miles east of Limassol. Its ancient cult sanctuary of Aphrodite was the second most important in Cyprus, her homeland, after Paphos.Archaeological work has recently been continued at the site and many finds are exhibited in the Limassol Museum.

Tags Archaeological Site
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amathus

Official Website http://www.mydestination.com/cyprus/things-to-do/177014/amathus-archaeological-site

Coordinates 34°42'42.433" N 33°8'37.745" E

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