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"Famagusta
FAMAGUSTA TOUR"You will be picked up from your hotel in Famagusta before being transferred across the mountains and Mesaria Plain enjoying the scenery along the way. Then on to St Barnabas Monastery which is now an icon museum in the ancient city of Salamis. Salamis dates back to the 11th century BC and has the largest Roman amphitheater in Cyprus. Next you will visit Othello Castle or Othello’s Tower where Shakespeare was inspired to write his famous play of the same name. It was built in the 14th century by the Lusignans
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Shared Arrival Transfer: Larnaca Airport to Cyprus Hotels
"After clearing customs at Larnaca International Airport meet your driver at the terminal and climb aboard your shared air-conditioned shuttle bus. Then simply travel to your hotel or a central drop-off point in Larnaca Limassol Ayia Napa or Protaras.Whether you’re traveling individually with a partner or in a group
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Private Arrival Transfer: Larnaca Airport to Cyprus Hotels
"Whether you’re traveling individually with a partner or in a group your ground transport needs are covered by this private transfer service from Larnaca International Airport to your Cyprus hotel. This private transfer service covers the towns of Larnaca Limassol Ayia Napa Protaras Nicosia
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More Local Customs in Nicosia

Brewed on the island of Cyprus.

The local beer is Keo, very nice taste,the beer mat has the slogan Brewed on the island of Cyprus. Brewed since 1951,, The brewery is now capable of producing over 30;000 hectolitres a month, even so...
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alectrevor
Sep 26, 2015

Road Rules and Currency.

Drive on the left in both north and south Cyprus.The currency used in the north is the Turkish Lira The currency used in the south is the Euro In Nicosia the divided city, i suppose both currency...
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alectrevor
Sep 26, 2015

Believe it or not

Visual propaganda on gargantuan scale as part of the continuous straggle for determination and acceptance is on full blast using the grandest of all canvases – nature itself. On a clear day a person...
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Assenczo
Mar 26, 2015

Eat your suvlaki out

The Cypriots are people who love their food and lots of it. Usually a portion of mixed suvlaki advertised for one would feed easily two people so even hungry, folks would be prudent to order gradually...
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Assenczo
Mar 15, 2015

Crossing the border

This border is the oddest border I have come acrossLooksinothing like an international border at all, but remember Nicosia is the last divided city in the worldTo cross you need you passport. At the...
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stevemt
Mar 16, 2011

A tribute to the Basketman

Well, after about 10 years to easyoar’s trip to Bandabulya, we are here trying to get an update on the current look of the basketman.As we were wandering around, we first realised that the basket...
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Profsmiley
Feb 24, 2010
 
 
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Making Corek/Tsoureki (traditional Cyprus bread)

I put some pictures to show you how Cypriots cook corek (large Cypriot bread/bun). Mostly people living in villages have a special clay oven where they can cook such traditional breads and other...
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exotique18
Sep 23, 2007

The traditional ‘café’ culture

Cypriot men, especially as they get older, like to spend time in tradional coffee houses, chatting away - discussing everyday matters, playing backgammon, reading newspapers. It’s a break from the...
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Profsmiley
Feb 16, 2005

Meeting under the Clock in Eleftheria Square

The Greeks commonly meet up in Eleftheria Square. You will frequently see people waiting either under the clock tower here, or on the seats opposite.Alongside the seats are the kiosks, sp people...
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easyoar
Dec 19, 2004

The main thing about Cyprus in...

The main thing about Cyprus in general is how trustworthy the cypriots are, you can see everywhere people leaving their key in the ignition when popping in the shops, front doors open etc... I am sure...
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Loubna
Aug 26, 2002

Top Hotels in Nicosia

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Archbishop Makarios III Avenue, Nicosia, 1516, Cyprus
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Griva Dighenis Avenue, Nicosia, 1507, Cyprus
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12, Prince Charles Street, Nicosia, 2373, Cyprus
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15 Pasikratous Street, Eleftherias Square, Nicosia, 1011, Cyprus
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94 Rigenis St., Nicosia, 1513, Cyprus
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27 Apollonos Street, Nicosia, 1010, Cyprus
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Top Things to Do in Nicosia

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Green Line - Border Crossing

Accommodation located within the old city walls has the extra bonus of close proximity to one of the official pedestrian crossings between the two non countries. The visitor could be walking no more...
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Buyuk Han

Nice surprise entering the courtyard - beautiful two stories colonnades, small, creative and colorful workshops selling arts and crafts in the afternoon sun. Strolling around is great and you can take...
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Belediye Pazari - Bazaar

The Belediye Pazari is the covered municipal market of North Nicosia. it is also known as "Bandabulya". This market was the main marketplace of the city during the Ottoman period; today it is still a...
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Town Centre - Downtown

A very attractive building in the old city of Nicosia. The house of Hadigeorgakis Kornesios, also known as the house of the Dragoman. It is a building of the 15th century, a wonderful example of a...
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City Walls - Venetian Walls

The capital city is surrounded by sturdy 16th century stone walls built by the Venetians to replace the inadequate medieval walls they inherited. Despite being considered a great example of military...
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Lefkosa - Turkish North Nicosia

Lefkosia or Nicosia, it is difficult to understand the background behind the existence of two names for the same place except maybe for their use by Turks or Greeks. For a foreigner, this conundrum...
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easyoar

"The Capital of Cyprus - twice..."
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Loubna

"Nicosia ~ The last divided city"
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greekcypriot

" NICOSIA :The Last Divided Capital in the World!"
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"The Last Divided City on Earth"
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Arkeolog

"NICOSIA, Old Houses, Narrow Streets and History"
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