Kition Ancient Ruins in Larnaca

Kition in LarnacaIn the northwest of Larnaca are the ruins of ancient Kition. These ruins feature the remains of five temples dating back to the 13th century BC.

Of particular interest is the Phoenician Temple of Astarte, which was built on the ruins of an earlier Bronze Age temple.

The lower part of the northern city walls, built of huge stones resembling Mycenaean cyclopean walls, are also still visible.

If you are interested in historical landmarks, Kition should not be missed on your visit to Cyprus.

Opening times:

  • Monday to Friday 7.30am to 2.30pm
  • Thursdays 3pm to 6pm (except July and August)
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