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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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City Walls - Venetian Walls Tips (9)

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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antistar
Dec 12, 2010

The Venetian Walls

Nicosia's Venetian fortifications are its most obvious feature and a good place to start your wanderings. Of the 11 bastions, named after Venetian personalities, 5 fall into the Greek zone and 5 now,...
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gigina
Nov 25, 2007

The Paphos Gate Area

Poised between the Greek and Turkish zones of the town, it's been a trouble spot since 1963. The flags of the South and the North, plus those of Greece and Turkey, oppose each other here across a 10...
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gigina
Nov 25, 2007

Inonu Meydani and Kyrenia Gate during celebrations

This picture shows Inonu Meydani and Kyrenia Gate the day after a large national celebration in the North. This picture was taken on the 30th August (a few years or so ago...) - and the flags and...
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easyoar
Dec 27, 2004

The Old City Walls

In the 1500's the Venetians built walls around what was then the City of Nicosia (these days the city is much larger). Shortly afterwards the Turks captured the city, with the walls pretty much...
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easyoar
Dec 27, 2004

Nicosia City Walls

Just before the Ottomans conquered Cyprus, Venetians started building the city walls on top of the old Lusignan ones. The walls have a circumference of three miles, eleven bastions each like a castle,...
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Profsmiley
Nov 01, 2004

The city centre

Have a look at the well-preserved old fortifications. Although the pic doesn't do it any justice, the old walls are still intact and form the border of the old town. Forming an almost perfect circle...
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tvdm
Sep 12, 2002

City Wall

This is part of the old city wall in the south. The walls are from the 16th century built of stone by the venetians, the Ottermans overran them before construction was. completed
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alectrevor
Sep 14, 2015

Venetian walls

There are old venetian walls also in my town .This because Bergamo, my town, was, in the same period of Nicosia, a venetian town!
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facchetti3
May 25, 2003
 
 
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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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Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque - St Nicholas' Cathedral

The old Gothic designed and architecture of Saint Nicholas Cathedral is a masterpiece of beauty on the exterior. The interior does not match with the whole structure though! Converted into a mosque...
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