Development North vs. South Cyprus.
Replies: 7 - Last Post: Mar 21, 2013 10:23 AM Last Post By: hopesprings1
Mar 2, 2013 6:25 AM
Mar 2, 2013 8:02 PM
Mar 13, 2013 10:12 AM
2Hi, ... thanks, interesting.
After hearing things similar to what you wrote, I was actually pretty shocked when I saw what Girne was like. I did not find it was in anything behind Larnaca!
When did you last go there?
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Mar 15, 2013 3:43 AM
3I was there last in November, and have been in the summer as well. Larcana's ocean front has an extremely developed promenade with Pizza Hut, McDonalds, etc. etc. None of which you find anywhere in North Cyprus.There are also dramatically more hotels and tourist infrastructure. Overall, I don't think the north even come close to south development wise.
Mar 15, 2013 7:52 AM
Mar 15, 2013 9:36 PM
Mar 16, 2013 2:43 AM
6Oh yes, in Nicosia there is a HUGE difference. And there is a number of glittery cities in the South, whereas the North only has one.
Everyone knows the intra-muros of Lefkosha is appalling, and some of the outskirts of Lefkosha reminded me more of Africa than of any neighbouring country with its open sewers.
But I did find that Girne was quite developped, as I wrote above...
Mar 21, 2013 10:23 AM
7My experience is that Girne (or Kyrenia) is considerably less developed than Larnaca - that's why my family always stay in Northern Cyprus, in and around Girne, because we can't stand how horribly overdeveloped the South is. We love our holidays in N.Cyprus - nice relaxed atmosphere, reasonably priced due to decent Lira exchange rate and lots more 'authentic' restaurants etc. Famagusta is still hardly developed at all - and definitely worth a day trip from Girne.
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