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Büyük Han

A cache by TheSnowdens Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 5/3/2016
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

A small area in Cyprus we visit often. There is a lot to see here.

Buyuk Han (the Great Inn) is the largest caravansarai on the island of Cyprus and is considered to be one of the finest buildings on the island. Located in the capital of Cyprus, it was built by the Ottomans in 1572, the year after they had seized Cyprus from the Venetians. In the centre of the open courtyard is a mosque with a fountain for pre-prayer ablutions. It became the first city prison under British administration. After spending most of the 1990s being restored, the inn has been revived as a thriving arts centre, consisting of several galleries and workshops. We visit this area of Cyprus regularly. We are always warmly welcomed. I am sure you will be too. The cache is not inside the building, as it used for religious purposes. It has been placed nearby. We have permission of the owner. She was more than happy to help. Please be respectful whilst looking for this cache.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ab syvrf ba zr.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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