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Famagusta Northern Cyprus

Aug 17, 2007
Famagusta, a historical and architecturally prominent city, within the Mediterranean, if simplicity and historical stories are right up your alley, a vacation in Famagusta is something you will definitely want to consider. Historical accounts show that the city was founded in 285 B.C. by Egyptian King Ptolemy Philadelphus. In later years, Famagusta served as an area of principal markets and religion. Some of the most prominent historical attractions include Othello's Tower made famous by Shakespeare and a citadel castle near the harbor. Another very exciting historical building is the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, which is now a mosque in Famagusta. Visiting a city full of rich and exciting history will definitely make this a holiday to remember.

There are a lot of historical and cultural attractions within the city of Famagusta that include the Famagusta International Culture & Arts Festival, Eastern Mediterranean University Cultural Agenda, and Famagusta Municipality, as well as several museums within the area. You can learn all about the historical story of the city, how the city has evolved throughout the centuries, and experience the true arts and entertainment of Famagusta.

On a holiday in Famagusta, you will definitely want to check out some of the most prominent hotels in the area such as Bilfer Palm Beach Hotel. The five star hotel offers its own beach with a host of luxuries such as color television, mini bar, air conditioning, telephone, radio, and that is just within the standard rooms. The hotel itself offers fine dining, a relaxing swimming pool, a sauna to melt your cares away, pamper yourself with Turkish baths, remain fit on your holiday in our gym, and a live it up in our international casino, while dancing the night away in our disco. Bilfer Palm Beach Hotel offers everything you have come to expect of luxuries within your chosen five star hotel.

Salamis Bay Conti Resort Hotel is a very short distance from Famagusta and offers a bath phone, hair dryer, air conditional, music, a private balcony, mini bar, and air conditioning. If that wasn't enough, there are two swimming pools, 24-hour medical service, laundry service, a casino, water sports, mini club, Jacuzzi, gym, pool hall, table tennis, basketball court, volleyball court, tennis, massages, a sauna, as well as six bars, and two restaurants. To be honest, there is something for everyone to enjoy while at the Salamis Bay Conti Resort Hotel.

While in Famagusta, you will want to try some of their delicious cuisines. In the Famagusta County Courts try Cyprus House, which is one of North Cyprus most authentic restaurants. You might also want to try Akdeniz Restaurant in Salamis rich in evening entertainment and seafood. Eyva in the Salamis Junction, is a Cyrpoit taverena located within Famagusta, which serves authentic Cyproit foods. Of course, whichever restaurant you choose, one thing is for certain, your taste buds will thank you for trying the tastefull and delicious foods of the Mediterranean.

So what are you waiting for? Book your vacation in Famagusta today and begin living it up in a city with so much beauty and history. After one visit you will put this city as a place to visit again and again and again on your list.
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