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5 star viewpoint

We first visited this viewpoint 13 years ago when it was not possible to cross the border as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kellie C
via mobile
Cultural Centre Occupied Famagusta

It’s now called Cultural Centre Municipality Famagusta and is very close to the border with Turkey... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Brijan34
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“small museum” (6 reviews)
“viewing point” (2 reviews)
“green line” (4 reviews)
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Deryneia, Cyprus
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"small museum"
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"viewing point"
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"green line"
in 4 reviews
"turkish invasion"
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"turkey"
in 4 reviews
"no man's land"
in 2 reviews
"cross the border"
in 2 reviews
"closer look"
in 2 reviews
"buffer zone"
in 2 reviews
"ghost town"
in 7 reviews
"both sides"
in 2 reviews
"newspaper cuttings"
in 2 reviews
"binoculars"
in 10 reviews
"video"
in 5 reviews
"context"
in 2 reviews
"insight"
in 2 reviews
"varosha"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We first visited this viewpoint 13 years ago when it was not possible to cross the border as easy. It is still as haunting to this day.when you pull up you instantly feel you have arrived at no man's land with the sad view of...More

Thank Kellie C
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

It’s now called Cultural Centre Municipality Famagusta and is very close to the border with Turkey Occupied Cyprus. Has a wealth of information together with binoculars and a rooftop viewing area and it is all free! Many of the houses that used to be viewing...More

1  Thank Brijan34
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Just a couple of euros for admission to climb up to the rooftop viewpoint and borrow binoculars. Even though Famagusta is a couple of km away, you still get a fair idea of the size of the deserted city but it is difficult to see...More

Thank Horace L
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Very humbling experience, anyone who comes to Cyprus must see this, although you can physically cross into the north of the island at various points you can’t here, the viewing point provide film footage about Famagusta and binoculars 😐

Thank Caidie1997
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a house that has been converted into a cafe and a museum. You can climb upstairs and use the free binoculars to look at no-man's land. Take the time to watch the short documentary and visit the small museum. They also sell catfood...More

2  Thank Kerryman92
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Deryneia viewpoint is very near to leisure destinations in Protaras and Aya Napa. Yet when you visit Deryneia viewpoint you are thrown back into the divided Germany, with both sides looking at each other in observation posts. Take a cab or ride a buggy till...More

Thank Lionheart1261
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The cultural center is the last stop for bus 501 from Ayia Napa or the first stop for bus 502 to Ayia Napa. The center lends binoculars to view the green line and the deserted surroundings. There's also a video presentation and assorted posters/photos of...More

Thank AfricaAtNewYears
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Drove here from Protaras, only 10 minutes away. Its right on the edge of no mans land. It is a house converted into a cafe/museum with a view point built on top with binoculars provided to look across to the deserted Famagusta / Varosha. Its...More

Thank davidpU6328ML
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

I am a little bit of an 'aficionado' on Cyprus having lived here as a child between '68 and '70 and remember visiting Famagusta on several occasions and enjoying the golden sandy beach and the newly erected hotels. I then lived just outside Famagusta between...More

1  Thank Martin G
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We were driving ourselves and found this Viewpoint following home made signs along the road. The entrepreneurial owner of the last house before the green line has built a watch tower which you can climb for a couple of euros. He has also provided binoculars...More

Thank GillyT
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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JemP1980
27 September 2017|
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Response from Lionheart1261 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it may well depend on the season or on week days. Possibly September is considered low season, and therefore less people working in.
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