Salamis Ruins is an ancient city located about 6 km north of the city of Famagusta. The city was founded near the basin where the Pedios (Kanlıdere) river, originating from the Troodos Mountain, flows into the sea. It was discovered at the end of the 19th century, covered by trees and soil, and most of the city was unearthed during excavations between 1952 and 1974. The excavations, which were interrupted in 1974, were restarted by Ankara University in 1998. The city, which is also mentioned in the Bible, witnessed the sermons of the apostle Barnabas and the apostle P