The Best Of Famagusta Walking Tour
Together with a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Do you know what it takes to explore Famagusta also known as the ghost town? It is the heart of the country and bears the most historical aspects. Isn’t that intriguing? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Famagusta. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most out of it!
- Professional local tour guide
- Canbulat Museum entrance fees not included
Route & Duration
The tomb of Canbulat, commander in the Ottoman siege of Famagusta in the 16th century and an essential cause for the city's victorious capture, is housed at the Canbulat Museum in Famagusta. You will be able to learn about the Ottoman war and see wonderful objects from that historical period. Furthermore, this is the second most important tomb in Cyprus and a famous religious destination for many Turks.
Church of St. George of the Greeks
The Church of St. George of the Greeks, erected in 1360, is said to have served as the seat of Famagusta's Orthodox bishopric throughout the Middle Ages. The ruins of a rare sort of Orthodox church that was once a great cathedral are no less impressive in their current state.
Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque
It is Famagusta's largest Middle Ages structure. Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque was originally dedicated as a Catholic Cathedral before being turned into a mosque after the Ottoman Empire seized Famagusta in 1571, and it still stands as a mosque today.
FAMAGUSTA WALLED CITY ASSOCIATION (MASDER)
The Walled City of Famagusta, founded in the third century B.C. and positioned among the crowded shipping routes of the eastern Mediterranean, is a worldwide cultural heritage site that has survived a diverse, at times chaotic past. You may enjoy the charming alleyways lined with various cafés, historical buildings, ceremonial churches, and gorgeous Ottoman period mosques.
Famagusta Castle Arcade
The origins of Famagusta Castle are Lusignan. The castle is not massive, but it does have an outstanding Great Hall with a vaulted ceiling and an appealing central courtyard. The panoramic views of the city alone are worth the visit.
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You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.