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Gangsta’s paradise

Very well signposted to get here. You’ll need your passport (to enter the military compound) and a... read more

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Diss, United Kingdom
Interesting place

Very good place to visit, very interesting and above, cheap! Two coffees and 4 bottles of... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well signposted to get here. You’ll need your passport (to enter the military compound) and a credit card (to pay the nominal entrance fee). The house and grounds are a fascinating insight into a dark Cypriot history. The house was home to a former...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Very good place to visit, very interesting and above, cheap! Two coffees and 4 bottles of water.....52p!!! If you want to know the history of Cyprus and learn all about the shenanigans that happened in this place, I highly recommend it

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank NickB1244
Reviewed July 2, 2019

After spending many holidays in Northern Cyprus we finally heard about the Blue House or Mavi Kosk. Definitely worth vIsiting. Entrance fee is only by card no cash taken and costs a princely sum of £1.50 for 2!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sh12014
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

You have to leave your passport at the entrance and can only pay for entry with credit or debit card. The house is very interesting to read about and view, although quite strange too. The refreshment area was closed for the winter which we expected...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jaxwar
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

It is really worth the visit! We were blown away about the design and stories in each room. A lot of history and most of the furnitures are original. Every detail has a story. Huge property.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank esi53
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

The walk around was interesting, but I was really disappointed with the interior and lack of personalisation in the house. Considering he was a gangster and participated in illegal gun smuggling, there was no evidence of this. Obviously there must be secret rooms/ buildings etc...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HR107
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Most interesting place to visit - just wish I could have had a bit longer there - one hour is really not quite long enough. The views from outside are great. Yes, you must take your passport (which you hand in at the Guard House...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aussie1547
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I strongly recommend this place for visiting. It has a strange and interesting story about a man who is both lawyer and mafia. He was the lawyer of Cyprus old leader Makarious. He had a deep fear of dead. For that period, the house was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HalukE821
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

It’s located in a great location with amazing view but the place itself is super boring. Not worth the trip unless you’re already near the place. The one great thing was the spot on the floor (outside the house) on which u stand in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nadagamal215
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This is the old residence of the lawyer that advised Makarios and the leaders of Enosis - union with Greece The place is palatial with superb views. It is said that you could not spot Mavi Kosk from outside yet you could completely see any...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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