Larnaka Fort
Larnaka (Larnaca) Fort stands on the shore at the south end of ‘Phoinikoudes’corniche and was probably built during the reign of James I (1382 -1398) to protect the town’s harbour. Its original shape remains unknown, but the fort appears to have had the form of a square tower. Rebuilt in 1625 during the Ottoman period, it was used as a prison in the first years of British rule. The present day fort of Larnaka (Larnaca) is a square building of different eras, with a courtyard in the centre. At the entrance of the fort on the north side is a two - storey building, probably of the Ottoman period. It is joined to earlier parts of the original fort in the south and east by a stone wall. Many rooms of the fort are used as a museum, exhibiting items related to its long history. The courtyard is used for cultural events, especially during summer.

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Larnaka
Larnaka
Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 17:00, Saturday and Sunday: 09:30 - 17:00 (16th September - 15th April), Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 19:30, Saturday and Sunday 09:30 - 17:00 (16th April - 15th September)
All year round
2,50 Euro. There is a reduction of 20% for groups of visitors consisting of more than ten persons. The Director of the Department can issue special entry cards for a period of one day for €8,50 for a period of three days for €17,00 and for a period of seven days for €25,00.
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