The Abandoned Beach Resort of Varosha in Cyprus (52 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       23 Nov 2009       31640       16 GALLERY VIEW

This seaside resort was one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world a few decades ago. Lots of stars went there like Elizabeth Taylor or Brigitte Bardot.
But in 1974, the conflict that tore Cyprus in half and divided the North and South forced the closure of this resort…
Since then, it’s nothing more than a ghost city.
Too bad, it could be a great place to go on vacation…


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lolipop 14 year s ago
hunted... n_recourse
       
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NavalCrap 14 year s ago
Would be a cool place to hold military training, war games,...or maybe a really big paintball game mr47_04

easiest way is totally demolish and start again,,,,,,,,,,, clapping

Damn Turks that invaded Cyprus and destroyed this beautiful island!
       
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What an idiot 14 year s ago
Turks didn't invade Cyprus you idiot. It was a Turkish island which Turkishs and Greeks lived together on it so many decades, and after the first world war the island became an individual country. And after that time genosides began between two races. That is why Turkey made a military move to the island.
       
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2012 12 year s ago
You stupid dumb turk cyprus has been Greek for thousands of years just because some fucking stupid barbarian
       
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Turk 14 year s ago
belay
Damn Greeks that invaded Cyprus and destroyed this beautiful island!
       
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Sister 12 year s ago
Turks ONLY invaded Cyprus because they are a bunch of rapists and are so fucking ugly their wives don't want to Fuck them s
       
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vengas 14 year s ago
Greeks were on this island thousands of years before Turks came from central Asia

and the first confirmed site of human activity had a GREEK name

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyprus
       
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mominco 14 year s ago
yeah looks great for paintball
       
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capa76 14 year s ago
n_sad
       
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raeven 14 year s ago
n_sm_19 n_sm_19 n_sm_19
       
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Maria 14 year s ago
Cyprus was most definately a "Greek" (actually Byzantine) Island centuries before the Ottoman Turks arrived. Cyprus has been under many invading rulers (it was even sold to the Templars by Richard the Lionheart, who then sold it back to him!)
No matter who the conqueror was the island has retained and even strengthened it's Greek heritage. Greeks and Turks have indeed lived side by side in the past, until 1974 when the Turkish leader of the time found an excuse to flood the island with Turkish troops and separate the two Cypriot cultures. Turkish and Greek Cypriots alike lost their homes and were in essence refugees. The situation remains today, with a vast no mans land littered with landmines and derelict buildings. A thousand odd Greek Cypriots are still missing as a result of the invasion, and thousands on both sides still yearn to return to their family homes.
"Paintball and war games" is an insult to the trauma this Island has suffered and shows a huge ignorance to world history.

       
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dr.luci 14 year s ago
oh noh .. wasted
       
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4down2 14 year s ago
hatred ruined mankind !
       
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rikki_doxx 10 year s ago
Two thousand years from now archeologists will have a field day.
       
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Sigfrid 2 year s ago
in all this time the island has been occupied for nearly 50 years( i was 25 then now
74)by troops from turkey Greece and U N and what have they achieved people still haven't got their
properties back so much for the united nations i love my holidays in Cyprus it is shame when one moment you love your neighbor next you killing them why i hope some body can eventually reach a decision sooner than later
       
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Montgomery 2 year s ago
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