North Cyprus Articles

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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 […]
15 February, 2010
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North Cyprus Life – Recycling

This is a generally light-hearted look at what is essentially a big social and environmental issue. The subject of rubbish strewn across the landscape and dumped in huge landfill sites is a constant topic of conversation among visitors to North […]
4 November, 2009

Banking and Currency Exchange

Northern Cyprus uses the Turkish Lira (TL) currency. There are many currency exchange offices in all of the major towns, all of which will change Sterling to Turkish Lira. You can also exchange money at one of the many banks […]
25 October, 2009

Ayias Trias, Sipahi

Ayia Trias Basilica Mosaics Look for the signs in the village that are directions for Sipahi and follow the road to the site of Ayias Trias. It is encircled by a wire fence and there should be a custodian to […]
25 November, 2009

The Stone Grill

The Stone grill restaurant is located on the main coastal road of Lapta and provides its guests with a new concept of dining in North Cyprus. This modern restaurant with its smart décor, features a method of cooking which dates […]
26 November, 2009

Yaprak Tantuni

This is a new 24 hour fast food restaurant situated on the main road that goes through the main town of Kyrenia. Its bright and colourful interior has become very popular with the local students due to the great value […]
25 November, 2009

Abbey Bell Tower Restaurant

Abbey Bell Tower | Kyrenia This Wonderful quaint restaurant is set in the Fairy tale village of Bellapais with breathtaking view of the famous 13th Century Bellapais Monastery. Located up a small flight of stairs, this charming restaurant provides fresh […]
30 November, 2009

Car Hire in North Cyprus

There are many spectacular places to visit in North Cyprus which is why many clients prefer to hire cars to enable them to visit the historical and beautiful slights at their own pace. As the Island of Cyprus was once […]
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 […]
25 October, 2009

The Martinengo Bastion

The Martinengo Bastion | Famagusta Situated on the north west corner of the city this bastion is diamond shaped and was considered by the Ottoman forces to be impregnable. It is constructed on top of solid rock and maybe for […]