North Cyprus Articles

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26 October, 2009
Haydar

Haydar Pasha Mosque (Church of St Catherine)

This 14th Century church built during the Lusignan period is, after the Selimiye mosque, the most impressive and beautiful piece of Gothic architecture left standing in Nicosia. It is a single aisle structure, elegantly understated in the simplicity of its […]
25 October, 2009

The Mevlevi Tekke (Whirling Dervish Museum)

The Mevlevi Tekke (Whirling Dervish Museum) | Nicosia Entering the city through the Girne Kapisi (Kyrenia Gate), the Mevlevi tekke museum is fifty metres on the left. A tekke is a religious base, and this 17th C building was 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 […]
26 October, 2009
Enkomi Ruins

Enkomi

The remains of this copper producing city were first discovered in 1896, but as the first excavations produced evidence of burials, it was thought that this was just an extension of the Salamis necropolis. In the 1930’s it was excavated […]
2 December, 2009

Rivada

Rivada is an unassuming little restaurant serving mouth watering traditional fish & chips. The restuarant is situated on the main Alsancak road heading towards Lapta. A friendly waiter will welcome you to your seat, and you can choose from either […]
4 November, 2009
5 fingers

Five Finger Mountains

Called Pentadactylos in Greek. Beshparmak in Turkish, and Five Fingers in English. These are the three names by which the mountain range, that runs parallel to the north coast, are known, and there is one particular part of the range […]
25 October, 2009

Palace of the Provveditore

The Venetians, wishing to make their own mark on the palace changed the façade of the entrance, extending it outwards, building basket arches and incorporating massive granite pillars imported from the ruined city of Salamis. Over the central arch are […]
25 October, 2009

Ayios Philon

Ayios Philon | Karpaz Follow the signs marked “Oasis at Ay Philon” from Dipkarpaz and the route twists through the village eventually emerging above the north coast. Below on the shore can be seen the ruins of the 12thC church […]
27 November, 2009

Café de Paris

Situated in Kyrenia town centre, just off the main high street, Cafe De Paris is the perfect place to stop off for a snack and a drink while you are shopping. With mostly outdoor seating, this cafe provides a warm […]
27 November, 2009

Guido’s Restaurant

Guido’s restaurant  is situated on the main road in Alsancak, set back in a small parade of shops. The restaurant provides a small outdoor seating area, however this is located in the car park so it is preferable to dine […]