Famagusta has four main streets, with a large number of restaurants and cafes serving Turkish cuisine, kebabs, spaghetti, pizza, chicken, soup and fast food. In the bars, you will find hookah, Turkish tea, Turkish coffee and backgammon. Supermarkets are everywhere and you see a lot of big brands like lemar, onder, 1001, and so on.
Famagusta has a few football and stadium fields, one of the largest of which is at the Eastern Mediterranean University. There is always a lot of sports, including football, volleyball, billiards and diving, and so on everywhere in this city. Inside the Eastern Mediterranean University, there is any sports equipment you need and if you are a sports person you can use them. There are three bowling halls and a pool center in Famagusta.
Famagusta has a state-owned hospital and two private hospitals as well as a clinic inside the university and specially for Eastern Mediterranean students. With medical insurance and at the University Clinic and Public Hospital, you will not be charged, except for the cost of medications and dentistry. But in private hospitals, the cost of visits and treatment is extremely high so you do not go to a private hospital unless there is a necessity.
Famagusta has a large number of banks and ATM machines, especially in the university district and on the university campus.
You can also find exchanges right in front of the university’s main entrance. There is no problem to transfer money. Recently, some friends have arranged to transfer Iranian currency.
Spectacular attractions of the city:
Famagusta is one of the finest examples of medieval architecture in the eastern Mediterranean with many beautiful places to see such as Famagusta City Walls, Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, Othello Castle, Salamis ruins, Sea Gate and St. Barnabas Monastery.
To summarize, Famagusta is a quiet and low-population city, with the majority of its population being students.