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Ghost Town Famagusta

Famagusta | mr John Mob: 0035799622139, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Famagusta | mr John Mob: 0035799622139, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took family to the Beach at Varosha and from there you can see the sad sights of the ruins of an area which is so rich in history with beautiful beaches that it brings a tear to the eye. Apart from the UN and...More

Thank Brianngog
Reviewed 5 days ago

The origins of the troubles in Cyprus in the early seventies are probably not familiar to everyone - I have had the benefit of hearing impassioned accounts from both Greek and Turkish Cypriots, which somehow don't seem to tally. One offshoot of this was the...More

Thank Duc161
Reviewed 6 days ago

This trip is a "Must Do" if the history of Famagusta is of interest to you. Mr John is the most knowledgeable and passionate guide .. he'll take you to places others don't ! This is money well spent. You get time on the beach..so...More

Thank Suemagda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is second time we gone to the ghost town with mr john and his guide.its a day to remember with all the things you see and the information they give you.so if you go make sure you go with mr john simply the best.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this after debating car hire and doing it ourselves however talking to other guests at our hotel who did this and recommended against it as difficulty getting passed border and finding best places to see . Mr John was €20 each adult and so...More

Thank bj1066
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Guides for trip had been forced to flee their homes in August 1974 during the conflict and seek refuge outside of the area they called home . Heart breaking and thought provoking listening to Eva retelling the terror of a time long ago but...More

Thank EKSKS21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was once a thriving place and it's such a shame that it's been left to rot.Its situated on a beautiful beach and I'm sure it could be lovely once again

Thank 312poll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mans inhumanity to fellow man is graphically seen here, as the inhabitants were literally kicked out at a moments notice back in 1974 when the Turkish army moved in. The damaged buildings have been left behind wire fences exactly as the moment the Greek Cypriots...More

1  Thank davnsue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a truly not to be missed tour of an area of Cyprus that tourists don't usually see. Mr Johns personal insight into the recent history was both fascinating and disturbing as his family was personally involved and affected be the conflicts and still...More

1  Thank sue12345678
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to visit to see the aftermath of battle. Hotels and houses bare the shell holes in their walls. I am glad that this has been kept as a world hertitage site as it is a stark reminder of what war does.

Thank jaynebrad54
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Jade J
30 June 2017|
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Response from Gordon L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But not the ghost town.
Anid J
21 June 2017|
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Response from Yiannis R | Property representative |
call or sms MR JOHN 00357 99622139
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Tina D
11 April 2017|
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Response from Yiannis R | Property representative |
can you come in ayia napa or protaras
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