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Akhyritou Destination Guide

Delve into Akhyritou in Cyprus!

Akhyritou in the region of Famagusta with it's 1,721 residents is a place located in Cyprus - some 28 mi (or 46 km) East of Nicosia, the country's capital.

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Local time in Akhyritou is now 02:06 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Nicosia" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Xylotymbou, Nicosia, Lemesos, Lefkoniko, Larnaca or Vrysoules. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

Return inside Varosha - Part 1

08:01 min ( September 29, 2007 by varosha)
Views: 40,917 - Rating: 4.95652/5

Part 1 of a secretive visit inside the "forbidden city" of Varosha, Famagusta, Cyprus, recorded on film

FAMAGUSTA - 1970

02:04 min ( February 15, 2010 by mollila)
Views: 9,928 - Rating: 4.80952/5

I took these few photos late summer 1970, perhaps in October, when we made a trip to famous Famagusta beach - that time. During 1970-71 I served in the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cyprus (UN...


Return inside Varosha - Part 2

06:32 min ( September 29, 2007 by varosha)
Views: 18,553 - Rating: 4.39286/5

Part 2 of a secretive visit inside the "forbidden city" of Varosha, Famagusta, Cyprus, recorded on film

Rent a luxury villa Nissi Beach area of...

01:41 min ( February 11, 2009 by marcduffy10)
Views: 10,871 - Rating: 3/5

Looking for a private villa in Ayia Napa, close to Nissi Beach? Frustrated as everywhere you turn seems to be offering you something in a village a short drive away with just the Water Park to write h...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Akhyritou during the next days.

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The In Laws From Buckingham

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Eastern Mediterranean University

The Eastern Mediterranean University (Turkish: Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi), located in Northern Cyprus, was established in 1979 as a higher-education institution of technology for Turkish Cypriots. In 1986, it was converted to a state university. The campus is located 10 km from the city of Famagusta. The university has 139 programs (11 Faculties and 5 Schools) offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as a research infrastructure. The medium of instruction is entirely in English.

More reading: Eastern Mediterranean University homepage
Located at 35.1, 33.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Commonwealth Universities, Education in the European Union, Educational institutions established in 1979, Engineering universities and colleges, Gülen schools, Technical universities and colleges, Universities in Northern Cyprus

Ganchvor monastery

Ganchvor Sourp Asdvadzadzin (Armenian: Կանչուոր Սուրբ Աստուածածին) is the Armenian Apostolic church in Famagusta, Cyprus.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.1, 33.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Armenian Apostolic monasteries, Christian monasteries established in the 14th century, Churches in Cyprus, Cypriot Armenians

Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque

The Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque originally known as Saint Nicholas's Cathedral and later as the Ayasofya (Saint Sophia) Mosque of Magusa, is the largest medieval building in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus. Built between 1298 and c. 1400, it was consecrated as a Catholic cathedral in 1328. The cathedral was converted into a mosque after the Ottoman Empire captured Famagusta in 1571 and it remains a mosque to this day.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.1, 33.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:14th-century architecture, Cathedrals in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Gothic architecture in Cyprus, Mosques converted from churches by the Ottoman Empire, Mosques in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Pedieos

The Pedieos (ancient Pediaios or Pediaeus or Pidkias) is the longest river in Cyprus. The river originates in the Troodos Mountains close to Machairas Monastery and flows northeast across the Mesaoria plains, through the capital city Nicosia. It then steers east, meeting the sea at Famagusta Bay close to the ancient Greek city of Salamis. The river has a total length of approximately 100 km. An 18 km stretch of the river banks, in and around Nicosia, has been turned into pedestrian walkways.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.1, 33.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Bodies of water of Northern Cyprus, Rivers of Cyprus

Salamis, Cyprus

Salamis is an ancient Greek city-state on the east coast of Cyprus, at the mouth of the river Pedieos, 6 km north of modern Famagusta. According to tradition the founder of Salamis was Teucer, son of Telamon, who could not return home after the Trojan war because he had failed to avenge his brother Ajax.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.1, 33.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek cities, Ancient cities in Northern Cyprus, Archaeological sites in Northern Cyprus, Former populated places in Cyprus, Historic sites in Cyprus, New Testament places