Kourion: Self-Guided Archaeological Site Walking Tour

Kourion: Self-Guided Archaeological Site Walking Tour

From US$ 6 per person

Immerse yourself in Kourion’s millennia-long history as you walk among the ancient ruins of this coastal city with a self-guided walking tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Valid 365 days
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Audio guide included
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk among the ruins of one of the most technologically advanced sites in Cyprus
  • Learn the complex histories of these magnificent monuments
  • See reconstructions of the city in multiple eras and learn about its rediscovery
  • Explore some of the earliest Christian sites in the region
Full description

Discover the ruins of ancient Kourion on this self-guided walking tour. Listen to the history of these magnificent monuments using an app, which also includes a map, animated videos, and reconstructions to help bring these ruins to life. See the House of Eustolios, where one of the city’s most prominent noblemen once lived. Learn about the ancient history of Kourion and its significance today. Then visit the amphitheater, where thousands of people gathered for plays and concerts. Admire the Kourion aqueducts and the agora, the public square where bustling markets once thrived, then continue to the public baths. See the mosaics in the Gladiator House and House of Achilles, and learn about the subjects within these images.

Finally, see one of the earliest Christian basilicas ever built. As you make your way back to the visitor’s center, encounter even more ruins, and hear about the earthquake which destroyed the thriving city.

Includes
  • Self-guided tour
  • Live GPS map on your phone
  • Entrance fee
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • Parking
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must bring your own headphones

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Meeting point

Start your self-guided tour at Κourion Ancient Amphitheater. Be sure to check your email before you begin to download the app, enter your unique password, and access your tour. These steps require good data/Wi-Fi. From the amphitheater, simply follow the audio instructions and the route.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Power bank
  • Charged Smartphone
  • * Your own vehicle

Know before you go

  • This is not an entrance ticket
  • This is a self-guided tour, no guide will accompany you
  • After the booking, you will receive an email with a link to the app
  • Most stops along the tour have animated videos allowing you to visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms
  • This tour is valid forever from the moment of booking so you don't need to change the booking if your travel plans change
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