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Famagusta, Famagusta, Cyprus
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All reviewswalled cityold citylots of shopstourist shopscobbled streetsvenetian wallstourist officecake shopwithin the wallslots of historyvenetian palacesmall areathe red bus tourthe main squarestep back in timefew hoursday trip
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a nice looking place every1 very friendly so sights to see and places to visit some nice shops to see

Thank den310
Reviewed 2 days ago

Famagusta in turkish Gazimagusa has the biggest port and caused the prosperity during the long period of history. Beatifull Venetian city walls are 3 km long and have 15 bastions including the Othello castle, which inspired Shakespeare for the Othello drama

Thank frantisek H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in b and b in the old town so had time to experience. Famagusta is excellent... Just ensure your first stop is on South West corner near victory roundabout as you can get a map from the bastian that has all the sights....More

Thank Damien H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Farmagusta is one of the few remaining functioning walled cities in the Meditterean.region.amazing to think that despite the age of the city it manages to continue to support a resident population shops eateries and tourists. You need a good guide to get the most out...More

Thank CAB449
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was to hot for my children to walk around so we sat in a coffee shop admiring the view of the walled city and chit chatted. My children are 6 and 9 we did walk up the stairs to take a few pictures then came...More

Thank Shaz K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth exploring the walled city and imagining what it would have been like, our 7 yr old especially enjoyed looking around Othellos castle. Lots of shops and bazaars, cafes and petaks cake shop!

Thank Kim_liz_dee
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting walk around the old city. The old cathedral is spectacular. The town has lots to see and many shops/cafes to beat the sun in he middle of the day.

Thank Drew C
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Came without the kids as it happens but a good walk after a long journey from Paphos. Walls are interesting. Plenty of places to eat. Quiet in comparison with similar sized cities in the Republic. Lots of shops selling similar things and ruins of churches...More

Thank Snoopy1921975
Reviewed 3 August 2018

You got to go and visit the old town, it is just breathtaking. Some great shops, restaurants, history to visit.

Thank Justcon
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Had an opportunity to explore as part of a 'ghost town' tour. We were taken around by minibus with an explanation of the sights, and then explored them when the trip stopped for a break. Knowing a little about the sights helped, and we visited...More

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Response from Snodnod | Reviewed this property |
We could only find one place to stay in Famagusta itself. If you want a nice hotel stay at the beach hotels nearby - if you can put up with anything stay at the terrible (but cheap) Portofino hotel. Its quiet enough and the... More
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