Famagusta is one of the most beautiful medieval architecture in the Eastern Mediterranean. The town is located on the eastern coast of Northern Cyprus. The current state of protection equals the old cities of Carcassone and Ragusa.
The magnificent city of Famagusta is a fine example of the characteristic medieval architecture in the world. You can come across historical buildings in every corner of Famagusta. Salamis ruins, cathedrals and old churches are spread all over the city. One of the important ports of the Mediterranean Sea is located in Famagusta.
Originally known as Saint Nicolas Cathedral and later Magusa Hagia Sophia Mosque, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque is one of the largest medieval buildings in Northern Cyprus. It was built between 1298-1400 and in 1328 it was accepted as a Christian cathedral. The building now serves as the Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque.
Famagusta castle has a bazaar where you can shop. In the streets you can come across charming cafes and restaurants. Beaches are a 10-minute drive from the city center. The beaches are clean and sandy.
You can try your luck at the casinos of Kaya Artemis Hotel, Noah's Ship Hotel, Limak Hotel and Concorde Hotel, which are one of the biggest five star hotels of the island, 30 minutes drive from Famagusta.
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