North Cyprus Articles

26 October, 2009
Cyprus Terrain Map

Welcome to North Cyprus

“You are welcome Sir, to Cyprus”  – Othello, William Shakespeare. Cyprus is an island that has inspired writers throughout the ages. From William Shakespeare who set “Othello” at a sea port in Cyprus, through to the eighteenth and nineteenth century […]

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12 April, 2010

North Cyprus – Destination – Nicosia | Lefkosha

Nicosia, the Capital of Cyprus, and the only divided city in the world is situated in the centre of the Mesaoria Plain, there is nothing of interest in the immediate vicinity, picturesque towns and villages are some miles away and […]
31 March, 2010
Carmelite Church

North Cyprus – Destination Famagusta!

Of the two main holiday destinations in North Cyprus, Famagusta and the surrounding area come second in popularity to Kyrenia. But it was not always so. Prior to the partition of the island in 1974, Famagusta was one of the […]
15 March, 2010
Golden Beach

North Cyprus – Destination Karpaz!

No holiday to North Cyprus can be complete without a visit to the Karpaz Peninsula, this is the Cyprus of old, a land almost unspoilt by the savage hand of modern development, where Mother Nature still holds the reins of […]
3 March, 2010
Kyrenia

North Cyprus – Destination Kyrenia!

Taking the geographical space of North Cyprus as a whole it can easily be divided into four areas that are the most attractive as holiday destinations. The major resorts of Kyrenia and Famagusta are the most popular and for the […]
24 November, 2009
weather north cyprus

Weather and Climate in North Cyprus

Cyprus has a hot and dry summer, and during the hottest months of July and August the coastal areas have relatively high humidity, making the day time temperature seem much hotter than it really is. Temperatures start to rise towards […]
22 November, 2009
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Temperatures and Seasons in North Cyprus

The climate of North Cyprus is typical Mediterranean with very hot dry summers and cooler winters. The average temperature in July and August can reach up to 40 Celsius and in winter months the lowest temperature tends to be around […]
25 October, 2009

The Twin Churches of the Templars and Hospitallers

The Twin Churches of the Templars and Hospitallers | Famagusta Close to the main square are the two 14th C churches that have undergone several periods of refurbishment yet for the most part stay resolutely closed. The interiors have little […]
26 November, 2009

Manipeni’s Pizzeria

Manipeni’s Pizzeria is located about 100 yards from the roundabout going down towards the new harbour. It is tastefully decorated in the American diner style, and has indoor and decked outdoor seating.  They offer an eat-in, takeaway and delivery service […]
2 December, 2009

Carpenters

Carpenters Restaurant in Karaoglanoglu is recognized from the main road by its sign which is in the styled after the 1970’s pop group of the same name. This a family run restaurant whose members used to work in the carpentry […]
27 November, 2009

Patina Restaurant

Patina is situated just off the main road going towards Catalkoy, opposite the Lemar supermarket. Open for snacks between 11.30am and 16.30pm, and dinner between 19.30pm and 23.00 in the summertime and for dinner between 18.30 and 21.00 in the […]
25 November, 2009

Molly’s Place

Located on the main Kyrenia road heading towards the harbour, this small and comfortable café has seating for approximately 20 people in an outdoor covered area. In every holiday resort you will find a “Molly’s Place”, providing traditional home cooked […]
25 October, 2009

Folk Art Museum

Folk Art Museum | Kyrenia The main entrance to the Folk Art Museum is from the harbour. Formerly a granary or carob store it was owned by Lady Loch, a well known Cyprus benefactor, and donated to the Antiquities department […]
24 November, 2009
Lambousa Fish Tanks

Lambousa, City site and Roman period fish tanks

Continuing westwards from Kyrenia, pass the turning to the left signposted Alsancak, soon on the right there is a sign for the Mare Monte Hotel. At present this hotel is closed and undergoing restoration, however the drive to the hotel […]
26 November, 2009

Burger City

Burger City is a chain of fast food restaurants with branches located in Dereboyu (Nicosia), Famagusta, Kyrenia, Karakum and Guzelyurt, normally inside Lemar supermarkets. The restaurants are typical fast food outlets, with plastic tables and chairs and most have both […]
20 November, 2009

Turtle (Alagadı) Beach

Alagadi (Turtle) Beach | Kyrenia 19km from Kyrenia is Turtle (Alagadı) Beach, where the Society for the Protection of Turtles (SPOT) has a small monitoring station, affectionately called the ‘Goat Shed’. The twin sandy beaches here are generally undeveloped and […]
25 October, 2009

St. Barnabas – Patron Saint of Cyprus

Standing on a slight rise and overlooking the huge necropolis of Salamis is the twin- domed church dedicated to St. Barnabas, patron saint of Cyprus. This church, now used as an icon museum with the ancillary monks’ cells housing an […]