Choirokoitia by Marinos

Choirokoitia by Marinos

A prehistoric settlement in Larnaca district dating back in the neolithic age, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the best preserved prehistoric sites in the Mediterranean. Of great archaeological importance as it is evidence of an organised proto-urban society. The settlement was abandoned the 6th millennium BC and was uninhabited for almost 1000 years when another immigrant group occupied the area for another 1000 years until if was finally abandoned during the 4th millennium BC.