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By Jack Hughes

Путеводитель по Кипру из серии Eyewitness trip best 10 (на английском языке). В данном издании представлено все самое интересное, что ждет вас на острове Кипр. Из путеводителя вы узнаете 10 самых знаменитых мест Кипра, главные достропримечательности столицы Кипра Никосии и самых крупных городов - Лимассола, Ларнаки и др., 10 самых известных музеев, пляжей, самые посещаемые детские аттракционы, национальные кипрские блюда, которые обязательно стоит попробовать, наиболее популярные кафе и рестораны, бары и пабы, магазины и рынки крупнейших городов, и т.п. В брошюре такжепредставлена карта острова, примерные программы отдыха на Кипре, а также основная информация, с которой необходимо ознакомиться каждому туристу перед посещением Кипра.

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Cyprus was seen as a backwater until 1878, when Britain took over in return for supporting Turkey against Russia. In 1914 Britain formally annexed Cyprus. Evagoras Evagoras (410–374 BC), the Great @ Alexander Cyprus welcomed Independence riots Cyprus * Independent Cyprus won independence from Britain on 16 August 1960 after a violent national liberation struggle by Greek Cypriots. However, friction between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities continued and in 1974 Athens engineered a coup against the Cypriot government with the aim of uniting Cyprus with Greece, while Turkey invaded to protect Turkish Cypriots.

Most holiday hotels have at least one large outdoor pool for serious swimmers and a smaller pool for toddlers, but only a few deluxe hotels have indoor pools for use in winter. @ Windsurfing Agia Napa and Protaras have the best windsurfing conditions, but boards can be rented by the hour, half-day or day at all the island’s resort hotels and public beaches. The best time of day for windsurfing is often mid- to late afternoon, when a light breeze usually springs up. £ Kiteboarding This adrenaline-pumping, extreme version of windsurfing involves being towed at high speed by a giant, parachute-like kite.

KEO KEO brews the island’s favourite lager beer and a wide range of red, white and sherrystyle wines, as well as dessert wines and local versions of international fizzy drinks and mixers. The tour of KEO’s modern winery and brewery in Limassol takes about 30 minutes, followed by a tasting session, and is a great way to get to know Cypriot vintages. d Franklin Roosevelt 1, Limassol • Map D6 • Tours 10am daily • Free # ETKO ETKO’s best-known product was once its Emva sherry-style wine. However, membership of the European Union has forced the winery (along with its rivals) to rebrand some of its products, as EU rules insist sherry may only come from Spain.

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