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Sad to see

Very spooky to see and somewhat upsetting when you think about the people who had homes and work... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
DrunkenWeasel
Sad reminder of a divided island

Visited as part of our tour with Mr. John and it was good to see from the Cyprus side of the green... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
EddySch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was definitely moving to see the deserted land with your own eyes rather than just reading about it. I do hope for the Cypriots that this divide can be sorted. The view point is well worth the visit to see a piece of history...More

Thank JustRose_CH
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We visit here nearly every time we visit cyprus the guy who owns the lovely tradional taverna is so lovely and he offers lovely cuppa and freshly baked maderia cakeyou can watch a dvd on the history of farmagusta and their is a lovely collection...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit to the cultural centre of occupied Famagusta. The drive from Pissouri is tedious but once there the experience is good. Standing on the roof of the cultural center you can see into the DMZ and the homes and holiday resorts...More

2  Thank Matt W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

You might get the chance to talk to people whoms houses are just around the corner from the fences. Such an amazing sharing of thoughts and feelings.

Thank Marios S
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The beach here is very nice. The water is clean although the toilet was broken last time and there are only 2 changing rooms. But you can observe the Forbidden city from here.

Thank AlmiraD16
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Very spooky to see and somewhat upsetting when you think about the people who had homes and work here and were dislodged.The children asked lots of questions so thought provoking for them too.

Thank DrunkenWeasel
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Visited as part of our tour with Mr. John and it was good to see from the Cyprus side of the green line before travelling across the border to view closer to hand. Balcony with binoculars available and a small museum with pictures of Famagusta...More

Thank EddySch
Reviewed 16 June 2018 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

1  Thank Kellie C
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
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

1  Thank horacel170
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JemP1980
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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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