Discovering Cyprus: Amathunta – The lost city of legends

East of Limassol lies the once beautiful city of Amathus or Amathunta. Dating all the way back to 1100 BC, it was destroyed during an Arab invasion in the 7th century AD. It is one of the main tourist attractions in Limassol, but unfortunately it is often taken for granted.  Meanwhile, the ancient city is actually one of the greatest discoveries on the island.

Amathunta in legends and in literature


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