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Famagusta, Salamis and vicinity

You will go to the rising sun, to enjoy the fantastic sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters east of Cyprus. Visit Famagusta - city of contrasts, where next to the crowded historic center stretches area once took multiple tourists in their luxury hotels.

The tragic events of 1974 turned this part of the city into a "dead" city, into a "ghost town", deserted and uninhabited, surrounded by high barbed wire. During the day you will have an opportunity to get acquainted with the forefather of Famagusta - the ancient city of Salamina. This city will impress you with its powerful fortress Venetian walls, the famous Othello tower, you will see the port gate of Famagusta, stroll through the narrow streets of the city, learn about the history of one of the most famous Gothic churches of Cyprus - the cathedral of St. Nicholas, in which the ceremony of the coronation of Cypriot kings took place . Today, this beautifully preserved temple is the active Muslim mosque of La La Mustafa Pasha. You will have time to look into local shops, taste oriental sweets, and enjoy aromatic oriental coffee. And also to plunge into the azure waters of the Salamis coast. Do not forget to bring your passport with you.

Estimated cost: Adults - 70 Euro, children - 40 Euro

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The tour will be held on the territory of Northern Cyprus in the so-called TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus), at the border of the disputed territories awaits passport control, be sure to bring your passport. Tourist stamp in the passport does not give, and give out a special form, which will be stamped and passport control. Seen impress you deeply, feel the contrast between the Greek and Turkish part of the island and thoughtful, not for nothing that the EU pulls the adoption of Turkey into its ranks.

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