Shopping in Cyprus
As a rule, many tourists perceive as Cyprus is ideal for leisure and shopping go to France or Italy. Nevertheless, the number of those who come to this island not only soak up the beaches, but also devote their time shopping, not too small. And, we think that this article will help you to understand what, where and how to buy.
First of all say that the brand shops in Cyprus, despite the opinion of some, is not uncommon. Here they are shown not less extensively than in other countries. Your attention is invited to many famous brands, new collections of clothes and shoes, designer boutiques. The difficulty is only that find this "treasury" is not just for this, you should know a few exceptionally Cypriot features:
- If you want shopping in Paphos, Limassol or in other tourist centers, warn: here you are unlikely to find something worthwhile. The fact that Cyprus, contrary to the traditions of the world to combine the business life and tourism, departs from this rule. Therefore, if you choose to place in the tourist area of the city, such as Paphos, shops branded things are unlikely to meet you on the streets. Initially just so happened that the main consumers of expensive fashionable clothes were just locals. So today many global brands prefer to place their boutiques away from the tourist areas and generally in a considerable distance from the coast. For this reason, better go shopping in Nicosia or in another city outside the tourist zone.
- Outwardly, nothing fancy Cypriot shops themselves are not "issue": they do not have screaming neon signs and colorful advertising. Conversely, branded boutiques here often executed very modestly, as a rule, in a minimalist style.
- Another interesting nuance, which pleases the tourists Cyprus - prices in local boutiques. Usually they can not be called modest, but if you plan your vacation in February or August and it is the time to go to Cyprus, the prices you are sure to please. That's because in this state legislated periods in which boutiques allowed to arrange the sale. At this time, prices in stores may reach 50, and even 70%!
We hope our recommendations will help you to understand all the features of Cypriot shopping. And to find a good shop was not tiring for you, use the tips our catalog.