We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ghost Town Famagusta

Famagusta | mr John Mob: 0035799622139, Famagusta, Cyprus
0035799622139
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 43.86*
and up
Full-day Famagusta, Varosha, and Salamis Tour from Paphos
More Info
USD 28.45*
and up
Famagusta and Salamis Excursion from Protaras
More Info
USD 53.35*
and up
Salamis Ancient Kingdom and Famagusta from Limassol
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mr john” (103 reviews)
“ghost town” (176 reviews)
“barbed wire” (32 reviews)
LOCATION
Famagusta | mr John Mob: 0035799622139, Famagusta, Cyprus
CONTACT
Website
0035799622139
Ways to Experience Ghost Town Famagusta
from USD 43.90
More Info
from USD 28.50
More Info
from USD 53.30
More Info
from USD 28.50
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (734)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"mr john"
in 103 reviews
"ghost town"
in 176 reviews
"barbed wire"
in 32 reviews
"buffer zone"
in 16 reviews
"turkish invasion"
in 29 reviews
"palm beach hotel"
in 20 reviews
"take photos"
in 19 reviews
"turkey"
in 26 reviews
"ayia napa"
in 12 reviews
"no man's land"
in 10 reviews
"turkish guide"
in 7 reviews
"family home"
in 5 reviews
"greek cypriot"
in 13 reviews
"personal experience"
in 6 reviews
"fenced off"
in 6 reviews
"first hand"
in 11 reviews
"green line"
in 12 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 503 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We drove around the boundary on the Northern side having seen it from the south many years ago. It is especially poignant to us as so many Greek Cypriot families we know are from this area of Famagusta and now live either in UK, Australia...More

Thank BigRay54
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mr John was an amazing tour guide, taking us closer to the Turkish military controlled zones than any other tour, pointed out his own house he had to abandon. So that you are given even more information, when you cross the border into the occupied...More

Thank DemiAnya
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago

Mr John will pick you up at your Hotel/ Villa & also drop you back. It was an eye opener, not what I was expecting. You have to go through boarder control, your passport gets Turkish stamp Mr Johns knowledge comes from personal experience. The...More

Thank TRL2112
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not as expected.But saying that we ate in town food was very good. But the ghost town was a let down.

Thank Dawn R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Mr john's trip to the north side of Cyprus to see the ghost town of Famagusta. Picked up from hotel front doors within 10 mins of agreed time. What an absolutely fabulous guided tour by Mr john ( and Mr Ahmed on Turkish...More

2  Thank mawhinneyduncan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 6 hour tour for 20Euro???? Fantastic. Add to that, the local knowledge & personal heartache of your guide. Superb trip, a MUST for all!

1  Thank Richard H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an interesting and educational tour that both my partner and myself enjoyed a lot. We were picked up from our hotel by a nice lady who took us to join the tour in town. We then picked up at a couple more hotels...More

Thank Ismayd
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

You owe it to yourself to take a day to do Mr. John's tour! I will never forget it. As a local, he provides a first-hand account of the Cyprus conflict, which began when he was a teen living in Famagusta, and resulted in him...More

1  Thank Seattletude
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go for it - brilliant coach with brilliant AC. Its a proper day out, around 6/7 hours so expect a day full of brilliant scenes, unlimited history and mini excursions around the places you visit. Mr John is very firendly. The history behind the...More

1  Thank Matthew H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with Mr John on this tour to Famagusta and what an eye opener for us. The knowledge and experience of Mr John is 2nd to none, what an in-depth tour this was, taking you where the larger coaches can't get to see more of...More

1  Thank markly2012
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 hotels in Famagusta
Arkin Palm Beach Hotel
533 reviews
.14 km away
Altun Tabya Hotel
48 reviews
1.63 km away
Port View Hotel
51 reviews
2.85 km away
Tsokkos Sun Gardens Hotel Apartments
84 reviews
3.13 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Petek Pastanesi
518 reviews
1.53 km away
Rouge 21
94 reviews
1.57 km away
Aspava Restaurant
206 reviews
1.60 km away
The Palm House
99 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby Attractions
Salamis
964 reviews
1.66 km away
Famagusta Viewpoint
41 reviews
5.42 km away
Famagusta Walled City
674 reviews
1.66 km away
Outdoor Folk Art Museum For Traditional Crafts
25 reviews
6.14 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Tracey G
6 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Coopsygirly1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can book so easy on arrival, you can either book at windmills car hire or anywhere really everyone knows Mr Johns tour, there are notice boards everywhere advertising it and you can also book direct on the phone with... More
1
Vote
britani1928
31 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Davie N | Reviewed this property |
He will pick you up from the hotel or villa you are staying at. He works out the route dependent on who has booked with him. We just WhatsApp’d him the night before and he answered in almost perfect English, and was within 5... More
1
Vote
NisrineBardawil
30 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from tracey R | Reviewed this property |
You need to check with your car rental company some allow some dont and if you do get one that allows you have to take out extra insurance at the checkpoint when you cross the border
1
Vote
;