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Famagusta Viewpoint & Mini Zoo

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Not a Zoo

So the Zoo I didn't even spent looking at. I wanted to see the view, you can see the side of the... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
bigbruceee
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Unsure why ....

Very basic.... not sure I would say this is 'a must'.... however, it makes you realise what the... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
MelMaxBen
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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Jul 30, 2018
“Interesting”
Mar 25, 2018
“amazing view into the the ghost town of Famagusta”
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting too see from the tower with the binoculairs how famagusta looks like trom a distance, and no mans land, the hidden turkisch bunkers and guard towers, minefields etc. You just can not believe that you are still in Europe, it looks like the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

On arrival at what looked like someones home, to find an amazing look out point over looking the ghost town. What made it even better was the news paper clippings of the history of Famagusta and what had been going on since the Turkish invasion...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Very basic.... not sure I would say this is 'a must'.... however, it makes you realise what the Greek Cypriots went through and are indeed still going through. Old press cuttings (many duplicated), makes you wonder how this could've happened and is still, 40 yrs...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MelMaxBen
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Visited 2001, and now again 2017. Not much good has happened to this place during that time. Entrance is 2 euro, or 3 with a drink which was OK price. The 8 minute film explaining the history is already 10-15 years old and of low...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank strober
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Me and my partner came here in july, we wanted to experience the ghost town and learn more about how it all happened so we hired a car to go sightseeing we headed to famagusta and followed hand made signs for ghost town view point....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

The mini zoo has been closed I am told for several years. They had a very interesting old film of Famagusta and photo's you could but No Entry now I am afraid.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Moonraker2012
Reviewed February 13, 2017

So the Zoo I didn't even spent looking at. I wanted to see the view, you can see the side of the hotels from the viewpoints. Basically it's a local who has extended his house and cashed in on being the last house before the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank bigbruceee
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Looking at a town which has been left derelict and abandoned due to political circumstances is so sad and I do not recommend it. I am a bit biased towards this review considering I was born in this town!!!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Mario K
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to visit this viewpoint and only found through following the border line until we found the sign, the no taking pictures signs I guess had been put up by the viewpoint so that you spend money with them and designed as a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lee R
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Since first travelling to Cyprus 20 years ago, I'm well aware of this part of the history of the island, but this place seems to be simply a means of making some money from it rather than anything else. There is a better viewpoint, but...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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