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Famagusta




Famagusta is one of the most important district of Cyprus. The warm, friendly people represent the famous culture of this country which is deeply rooted in its tradition. The small towns are well known as Red Soil Villages. The name reveals the
fact that the red soil of the place is the essence of the great civilization.

Famagusta district has got two very famous tourist resorts: Protaras and Ayia Napa. These two spots have grown as major tourist destinations because of the finest sandy beaches and the crystal clear water. The vibrant nature of Famagusta is sure to take your heart away. The scenic beauty of place has fascinated tourists for ages.

Protaras is called the land of the windmills. If you want to get a view of the whole area you should go to the Prophet Elias, which is 100 meters high. This place holds several wonders for you which it reveals gradually. You are sure to get awestruck by the trade mark of Ayia Napa, the Cape Greco. The pleasing atmosphere will not allow you to leave the place soon.

The diverse culture is not the only specialty of Ayia Napa. Ayia Napa is also famous for its flora. There are a number of Asian, European and African botanical elements that you can find in this land. Another wonder that awaits you is Paralimni, meaning “settlement by the lake”. This residential town has got its name from its location. It is located on the shores of a lake which contains water only during winter.

Famagusta of Cyprus has got another thing to explore and that is Sotira. The name is derived from the nearby church. The name of Liopetri village has got a different history. The name suggests there is no rock in this land. The rich culture of Famagusta includes singing, folk dancing, watermelon dancing etc. You can also visit the folk art museum as well as the Byzantine churches.

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