Salamis and the Monastery of the Holy Apostle Barnabas
6 km from Famagusta are the ruins of the ancient capital of Cyprus, Salamis. According to the legend, the city was founded by the hero of the Trojan War Tevkr. Salamis has been the center of Cyprus for almost 2,000 years. You will see the city square, the Roman gymnasium, the largest antique theater of the Mediterranean, the basilica of St. Epiphany and the Basilica of Saint Campanopetra, with a unique and unique mosaic ornament that has survived to this day. On the way to Salamis you will visit the Crypt of St. Catherine, the ancient necropolis and the monastery of the Holy Apostle Barnabas. Excursion involves long pedestrian crossings.
Recommended: comfortable shoes, hat, sunscreen, water.