Famagusta Tour

Salamis ruins, the ancient capital in Famagusta in North Cyprus
Salamis ruins, Famagusta, North Cyprus

Famagusta, also known as Gazimağusa, is a city on the east coast of Northern Cyprus. It’s known for its preserved 15th- and 16th-century Venetian walls, which are surrounded by a now waterless moat. There are sweeping views from the top of the moat. The Porta Del Mare gate has an iron door and a statue of a winged lion. The huge, honey-colored Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque was a Gothic cathedral and dates from the 14th century.

Famagusta Tour

Famagusta tour is another fabulous tour for the visitors to spend their valuable time for.  The tour include Mustafa Lala Pasha Mosque (st. Nicholas cathedral), Othello’s tower and Agios Ioannis church. 

St. Nicholas Cathedral

St. Nicholas cathedral, Famagusta, North Cyprus

The former Latin cathedral of St Nicholas, is one of the most impressive Frankish buildings still to survive in the Near East. The building of the church started around 1300, though it is thought to be on the remains of an earlier church. In style it resembles the Cathedral at Rheims, as well as St Sophia in Nicosia and Bellapais abbey. Continue reading

Othello's Tower

Othello Castle also known as Othello’s Tower, is a castle in Famagusta, Cyprus. It was built by the Lusignans in the 14th century as a moated citadel to protect Famagusta’s harbour , and was later modified by the Venetians. The Venetians arrived, they greatly strengthened the town’s defences, incorporating the citadel into the main town walls The castle was named after a Venetian governor in 1506. Shakespeare’s play Othello which is believed to be written in 1603 might have taken its name from this castle. Continue reading

Othello's Tower, Famagusta, North Cyprus

Agios Ioannis church

Agios Ioannis church, Famagusta, North Cyprus

The former Latin cathedral of St Nicholas, is one of the most impressive Frankish buildings still to survive in the Near East. The building of the church started around 1300, though it is thought to be on the remains of an earlier church. In style it resembles the Cathedral at Rheims, as well as St Sophia in Nicosia and Bellapais abbey. Continue reading

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