Places to Visit in Famagusta

Famagusta is the favorite port city of the island of Cyprus, which is preferred by tourists from all over the world. In addition to its deep history, there are many places to visit and see in Famagusta, where cultural and sea tourism is very lively. In this respect, we recommend you to spend at least 2 or 3 days in this beautiful city.

Salamis Ancient City

The ancient city of Salamis, which was established on the area where the water pouring from the Troodos Mountains spills, is 6 km away from the town center. You can reach the ancient city by following the coastal road from the north. The ancient city, which draws attention with its areas such as mass graves and theater, is thought to be 2000 years old. Places to visit in the ancient city of Salamis;

  • Salamis Gymnasium and Theater
  • Zeus Altar
  • Cellarga Mass Graves
  • Basilica of St. Epiphanios
  • Roman Villa
  • Byzantine Cistern
  • Nicocreon Monument
  • Agor, open market place

While walking around the stone streets of the ancient city of Salamis, you can experience the deep culture of the island in its historical places.

  • Cyclops Cave

The Cyclops cave, located at the southeast end of the island of Cyprus, is 20 km from the town centre. There is a unique view around the sea and the cave just below. With these features, it offers an amazing experience. The cave, which offers very impressive visuals, is one of the most valuable natural beauties of Famagusta.

  • Othello Castle

Othello Castle, which offers a unique view that has been the subject of movies, is in the center of the town, on the beach side. You can reach the castle by walking 10-15 minutes from the center. The castle, which draws attention with the lion statue inside, is surrounded by walls.

  • Ghost Town Varosha

Maraş, which was captured around the Turkish military forces in 1970, was a holiday destination preferred by celebrities as a popular holiday destination. This city, where the effects of the war can be observed in the best way, was evacuated after the occupation. The area, which has been closed since then, has been re-entered and a museum has been opened.

  • Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque

This historical building, converted from a cathedral to a mosque, draws attention with its magnificent architecture. It is possible to see the traces of different civilizations in this structure. The building, which draws attention with its motifs in different styles, attracts the attention of tourists.

  • Namık Kemal Dungeon and Museum

Due to the effects of the play Vatan Yahut Siliste, Namık Kemal is exiled to Northern Cyprus. The dungeon where he was kept has been turned into a museum today. Namık Kemal produced his most popular works in this dungeon. The dungeon-museum is one of the places worth seeing.

  • Sinan Pasha Mosque (St.Peter – St.Paul Cathedral)

The structure, which has been in existence since 1360, was transformed from a cathedral into a mosque, as in other mosques. It is worth seeing with its interesting architecture.

  • Palm Beach

This favorite beach stands out with its turquoise sea similar to the Maldives. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in Cyprus.

When to go to Famagusta?

Famagusta can be visited in four seasons. Traveling in the spring is easier and more comfortable. In the spring, the warmth allows you to travel more comfortably. July-August are the hottest months. You can visit Famagusta whenever you want.

Where to Stay in Famagusta?

In Famagusta, you can evaluate the options of villas, apartments or luxury residences. Renting a house is both more economical and more comfortable. By renting a house, you can freely vacation as you wish. You can also rent a car to go to the places you want to visit comfortably. You can have the holiday you want in a much more comfortable way. You can get support from us for rental flats and villas in Cyprus. Rental villa options are a good alternative to spend your holiday with pleasure and peace and to be flexible. Whether you want to live for a long time in the place you experience for your holiday, as Rocs Homes, we are always with you to offer options that will suit your future plans.

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