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Cyprus - Leisure, Entertainment and Sports

Cyprus has a large number of restaurants, clubs and bars, especially in the main tourist centres, and there is a particularly lively beach party scene. Sailing, diving and water-sports are becoming increasingly popular. There are a large number of sites of historical and cultural interest around the country.

Many sports and leisure facilities are provided at the UN base in Nicosia, and within the city there are also a number of cinemas and a bowling alley. For children, there are several waterparks and go-cart tracks. Inland, the mountains offer pleasant walks, and skiing in winter. Where there are expatriate communities, particularly in Northern Cyprus, a wide range of social and sports clubs have developed to suit all ages. The Republic of Cyprus has a number of 18-hole golf courses.

There is a wide range of restaurants available, serving Greek, Turkish, French, Italian, Chinese, Indian, Lebanese Arabic, Thai and Mexican food, as well as American fast food.

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