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    Cyprus – Have Fun

    Hamam Omerye At one time, the Omeriye Hamam was the only public steam baths in Nicosia and was where fathers and sons, mothers and daughters used to go for their weekly bath and this was certainly a social event! The Hamam with its spectacular dome and exquisite stone architecture was built next to the city’s main masjid in 1570 by the Ottamans who ruled Cyprus. The new hamam was dedicated to Caliph Omar and also the whole space quickly became referred to as ‘Omerye’. Over the years the hamam fell into disrepairand it had been enclosed 2002. Over the subsequent 3 years, the hamam was fpainstakingly restored to capture its…