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10 Most Amazing Ghost Towns

FAMAGUSTA Cyprus, This was once a tourist destination and is supposedly going to be again...

from Mail Online

Hauntingly beautiful abandoned locations that nature is reclaiming

Varosha in Famagusta, Cyprus was once a glamorous beach town graced by film stars such as Elizabeth Taylor and Brigitte Bardot, but is now deserted. It was abandoned when the resort was invaded by Turkish troops in 1974, and today is fenced off and still occupied

from Atlas Obscura

Varosha Beach Resort

Famagusta, Cyprus: ghost town " In the early 1970s, Famagusta was one of the most popular beach holiday destinations in the world and was a favorite destination of the rich and famous...But on July 20th 1974, at the height of the summer tourist season, the impending Turkish invasion suddenly drove all 39,000 inhabitants and hundreds of guests out of the city...Today, the district stands as a monument to what the world would look like without its human inhabitants. Tables are still set for…