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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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Green Line - Border Crossing Tips (18)

Officialdom has two sides

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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Assenczo
Mar 09, 2015

Up and down the barbed wire

Once in Cyprus and more specifically in Nicosia, one must do the “Green Line” walk no matter what (even it is raining cats and dogs for example). Such kind of sorry state of affairs would be difficult...
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Assenczo
Mar 09, 2015

Take Precautions Before Crossing

BE SURE TO READ THIS IF YOU PLAN CROSSiING ANY GREEN LINEIt is possible to travel to the north of Cyprus from the south (and back again), including via the LEDRA PALACE & LEDRA Str. Checkpoints in...
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greekcypriot
Feb 11, 2015

Crossing the Green Line at Ledras

Nicosia is the only divided city in Europe after the invasion of the Turks in 1974. The ‘green line’ is the United Nations buffer zone and divides the north part where Turks live with the south. The...
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greekcypriot
May 14, 2014

No Man's Land

Separating the Greek and Turkish sides of the city is about fifty meters of nostalgia. Frozen in time, every brick, sign, window, beam and slab of pavement is exactly how it was in 1974 when Turkey...
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antistar
Dec 05, 2010

the green line

Nicosia is the last divided capital of Europe and the Green Line is the line that divides the island it between the north (theTurkish Cypriot part) and the south (its Greek Cypriot counterpart). There...
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call_me_rhia
Feb 02, 2008

Checkpoint Charlie

If you succeed missing it pls alert me :-) ... probably the most famous militar-controlled borderline in the world, after Berlin wall collapsed ... IMHO it is more a touristic spot than other; I fully...
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mauro_pd
Aug 06, 2006

An out of the ordinary experience

Cross the green line to the other side of Nicosia. The pedestrian crossing is near the famous Ledra Palace hotel. You will first pass the Greek border police, then go through the green line. On your...
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Loubna
Oct 24, 2005

Signs of conflict

However friendly people seem, it is highly advisable to steer away from politics in Cyprus. People have lost homes (or even relatives) in fighting that has gone on in the island during its recent...
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easyoar
Dec 27, 2004

Crossing the Green Line

Although I have been to the North of Cyprus on quite a few occasions, I have never stayed a night there. Until very recently, not staying overnight had been a condition for crossing the Green Line.The...
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easyoar
Dec 19, 2004

The Green Line from the North

Here you can see the same part of the Green line, but this time from the North. The wall here is much more ramshackle and it is purely functional here rather than decorated. It is possible to see bomb...
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easyoar
Dec 17, 2004

The Green Line from the South

Since Cyprus became a divided country in 1974, Nicosia also became a divided city. The UN inhabit a buffer zone inbetween the Greek South and the Turkish North.From the Greek side, if you go to...
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easyoar
Dec 17, 2004
 
 
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" NICOSIA :The Last Divided Capital in the World!"
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Things to Do Near Nicosia

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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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