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Famagusta(Ammochostos/Gazimagusa)-Northern Cyprus

Once the world`s wealthiest city, present-day Famagusta (Ammochostos in Greek and Gazimagusa in Turkish) presents a somewhat depressing sight. Yet within the might fortifications that kept out the Turkish army for nearly a year, and amid the many derelict buildings, are true gems of Gothic architecture. Former magnificent churches have been destroyed or turned into […]

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