TRNC BABUTSA (PRICKLY FIG) FESTIVAL

 
 

TRNC BABUTSA (PRICKLY FIG) FESTIVAL

SERDARLI

This town, which is connected to Gazi Magusa, is managed by the municipality. Centuries ago, according to legend, there was a huge castle here. As time went by  the population from Serdaroğluları had built houses around the area and turned the town into a settlement location, the name of the town became Serdar. Although it is found in many parts of the Northern Cyprus Island, the babutas is most concentrated here and is the people's favorite  consumed fruit.

 

BABUTSA (PRICKLY FIG):

The indispensable fruit of the summer months of the Northern Cyprus island is babutsa; also known as prickly fig. This fruit, like medicine, is good for the digestive system disorders, stress and fatigue. The  fruit on the outside has the tecture of a cactus it is very hard and prickly. You need to wear gloves when peeling the fruit Otherwise your hand may be burning as a result of the  prickly parts sinking into your hand. But after its all done and you enjoy this fruit and the exotic taste it will of been very well worth your time.

 

TRNC BABUTSA (PRICKLY FIG) FESTIVAL

Centuries-old babutsa fruit; it grows spontaneously without any additives. This fruit is also organic.The festival is held in order to emphasize that the people of the region are part of our culture and also to educate the new generation.The festival is very traditional and very welcoming and also a cultural exsperience.

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