Ghost Town Famagusta by Mr John

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Ghost Town Famagusta by Mr John

Ghost Town Famagusta by Mr John
4.5
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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mr john ghost town Famagusta tour offer personal expirience and make the tour more sensitive.mr john was born and brought up in famagusta.Mr John’s tour takes you to places that other tours will not. You get to hear about his story making it a more personal experience, and get to see the ghost town of Varosia from both sides of the barbed wire.it’s unique, emotional, informative & something absolutely unmissable. It is an adventure you need to experience yourself. Do not miss it.
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Konilkosh
24 contributions
Varosha is open now for tourists.
Oct 2020 • Family
I have seen this town many times but never had a chance to see inside. In
October 2020 authorities opened this town and finally we got a chance to walk on the streets of this city. Restaurants, shops, car dealerships, private guests houses - you can feel like you are walking on streets in 70s.
Written 23 December 2020
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tgray666
Nottingham, UK10 contributions
Terrible
Oct 2020 • Friends
I'm sorry to say but this certainly did not live up to expectations, despite knowing the travel restrictions preventing crossing the border and entering the ghost town of Famagusta itself.

I sympathise with the plight of the displaced Cypriots but Mr John, your ramblings of historical personal hardship and financial losses were far too much for what should have been an informative, interesting and leisurely tour.

I have to confess the tour was so bad and the commentary so repetitive, incoherent and uninteresting that we chose to feign illness to depart the bus halfway through the tour.
Written 24 October 2020
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EuroSrbGuy
Amsterdam, The Netherlands12 contributions
The worst tour ever
Oct 2020 • Solo
Scam! The worst tour I've been in. Mr John Famagusta tour! We were promised to go to ghost town instead we were taken to surrounding hills to watch the ghost town from far away. Driver is talking loud in the mic almost yelling. Such a waste of time and money. Can't wait for this to finish and enjoy day anywhere else.
Written 24 October 2020
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apostolos n
1 contribution
Terrible tour
Aug 2020 • Couples
Terrible tour with me john ghost town , NOT recommended at all terrible small mini bus and rude driver
Written 28 August 2020
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Ebru T
9 contributions
Love ghost town Famagusta
Aug 2020 • Family
As if you are in a post apocalyptic movie.. The sea is like you are in the Maldives.. I recommend Derinya Halk Beach for everybody. You won’t regret 😄
Written 23 August 2020
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Bruce H
Antalya, Turkey191 contributions
Very unusual sight, a entire town fenced off.
Mar 2020
While you are not allowed inside the ghost town, we did enjoy tea, coffee and a pastry at a nearby harbor restaurant.
Written 29 March 2020
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Welshwasp
South Wales466 contributions
Worth a visit
Jan 2020
It is a shame that it exists and was in two minds to visit as one does not wish to condone what happened. Obviously you can only see from the outside of the barbed wire and imagine the fright of the peole involved and their thoughts now that they are allowed to cross from the south to see from afar the condition of their property. What a wonderful seaside area this could be.
Written 26 February 2020
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david r
Neston, UK7 contributions
Eeerie place Well Worth a visit Be wary of some comments posted and also Info update Feb 2020
Feb 2020
Firstly we visited the EDGE of this site and contrary to a statement "seeing it from both sides" YOU CANNOT GET IN.
Despite a review about a tour.
The history of its origin as a ghost town is somehwat well known but having spoken to a number of tourist guides it would appear that the recent international discussion fourm which stated that ALL will be sorted in TEN years may also be a little distorted.
Apparantly their are legal moves relating to ownership of the Land itself going back many many years and lack of "Ground rent being paid" for even longer than the 47 year derilict period. It is envisaged that at some point failure of registered pwners to pay their backlog will result ion each building being demolished. This would then be an enormous site and potential for rebuilding enormous. While sentimentalist may see and feel other opinions I think the majority of the buildings which runs in to several hundred may be uneconomical or impractable to restore.
The cost to the military who have lots of buildings around this site most also be considered a dereliction of funding. Note this is not a personal rant but facts past on from credible sources.
The sandy beaches left alone would be a worthwhile new usable attraction provided they were not turned into westernized style resort. The trip to Nicossia South would easily put one off that idea. (Maybe a semi rant?)
Taxi from old town goes a long way around.Just walk there in fifteen minutes South of Port .
Written 19 February 2020
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Lajos Szilard Bana
Maidstone, UK73 contributions
The most interesting thing in Cyprus
Feb 2020
Well,I was really excited about this tour before we booked the tour. We are staying in Protaras and started the tour from the Greek side. It is amazing when you cross the border and can see the differenties between the two cultures. See the ghost town and the empty buildings just a shocking image, more interesting than see the 1327th church on your life. By the way what a waste of that land.
Written 15 February 2020
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Selim A
World29 contributions
Selim mustafa
Feb 2020 • Couples
Why is it ghost town it is very lively and beautiful place to visit we love to visit every time we come here we love famagusta
Written 12 February 2020
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