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Othello Castle, Famagusta
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  • This place is newly renovated. But we really couldn't see what is special about this spot. Or we missed something, or this is really a way to huge hype. Lower that price people! 
  • For visiting the large portion not open an empty Castle. One room on the ground floor of the Castle-fortress and several rooms in the tower. If you climb the Tower overlooks the sea port and the old town. Children will not be interesting. You can make several selfi and that's all. Entrance to the Castle.
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  • It is reputed that Shakespeare based his play 'Othello' on this castle. Not too sure about the accuracy of this but it makes a good story. 
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  • Othello's Tower... Yes... THE Othello... Not a lot of people know this, but Shakespeare's Othello is based on a historical figure. This is his castle. Essentially, Othello's Tower is Famagusta's Citadel, its last line of defense in case the city is overrun. It's an expansive fortification that requires an entire afternoon's attention if you want to see it properly. You'll find plenty of photo opportunities and historical factoids. My only criticism of this place is that it's been stripped of any an all furnishings, so what you're touring is basically an empty castle. Nevertheless, it well worth seeing if you're in town. Pro-Tip: The central courtyard is converted into an outdoor theater for part of the summer. Unsurprisingly enough, you can see Othello on-stags in Othello's Castle, if you get your visiting dates right. Dates change from year to year, so be sure to check out the local tourist information websites ahead of time.
  • This is a wonderful site
  • Nice Tower, a interesting place to visit in Famagusta
  • Worth seeing.
  • The island is one of the places worth visiting.
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