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Ghost Town Famagusta

Famagusta | mr John Mob: 0035799622139, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Famagusta | mr John Mob: 0035799622139, Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed yesterday

A health warning - if all of the seats are taken on the bus when you get on DO NOT use the jump seats in the aisle GET OFF the bus. Mr John had overbooked his old rickety coach (not the one pictured in the...More

Thank Willz1418
Reviewed yesterday

We have been on a similar trip previously but Mr John's is far better, and as he was forced to move from Famagusta himself as a child he has more knowledge than other tour guides. It was easy to book (our message was replied to...More

Thank christine b
Reviewed yesterday

Took a trip with Mr John to Famagusta last week. I can thoroughly recommend this trip, his knowledge is fantastic. He gave us a marvellously enlightening trip, taking us to places that others don't. He tells of his personal experience of having to flee his...More

Thank j0eg1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked the 1/2 day trip to Famagusta after seeing Mr John's leaflet and him driving around Protaras. We booked via the free WhatsApp number. Booking was no problem, we agreed a date and a time and Mr John collected us on time from our...More

Thank NeilC61
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked Mr Johns Ghost town tour very easily by WhatsApp chat and he turned up on time and with no charge for the transfer from our hotel. You must bring your passport for this tour as you cross into northern Cyprus which is a...More

Thank Davie N
Reviewed 4 days ago

First visited 2.5 years ago but this year we were staying in the South of the Island in Aya Napa where we booked one of the boat cruises that incorporated viewing the Ghost Town (Forbidden Zone) but the nearest we got to the shoreline was...More

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 6 days ago

Bizarre yet sad and alluring this relic is a remarkable place to visit. Varosha, Famagusta, is a ghost town in which its many buildings continue to decay. It is a forbidden zone so you must be very careful when taking photographs and video. Of course...More

Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I said above I have waited 15 years to visit Famagusta after our last visit to Cyprus and learnt about the Turkish invasion on 20th of July 1974 killing innocent men women and children !! Shocking as it may be but they were only...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip with S.A. Coaches, stopping first of all for a coffee/comfort break. Then on to the ruined city of Salamis, which was very, very interesting. After that on to St Barnabus Monestary, again very interesting. Last place to visit was the ghost town of...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have experienced one of our best tours ever. Mr John's tour of the border area between Cyprus and the Turkish zone was absolutely fantastic. While neither of us are tour folk, we took the chance on this one and came up...More

Thank Bernie D
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30 August 2017|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
When we went to Famagusta we were with a tour group,so I don't know about taking a car there,Famagusta is good for walking around the ghost town is forbidden we took photos of the ghost town from the beach there and some of... More
30 August 2017|
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Response from EKSKS21 | Reviewed this property |
We had planned on hiring a car but a friend whom had visited Famagusta on an earlier visit to Cyprus advised us against independent travel. After speaking to Rep based at our Hotel we opted to book as a group excursion... More
23 August 2017|
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Response from gingerjudith | Reviewed this property |
Lots of options in the north - just ask your hotel reception and they'll point you in the right direction.