North Cyprus Articles

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24 November, 2009
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Legends – The Nazar – Evil Eye

The Nazar, also called the “Evil Eye” Used by many religions and cultures throughout the world, and a potent symbol against evil from pagan times, is the Nazar. It is used in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, and has […]
25 October, 2009

Aphendrika

Aphendrika | Karpaz Clearly signposted, and about four miles from Ayios Philon along the coast road eastwards, is the group of three churches collectively called Aphendrika. This was the site of a major city in the 2nd C BC, rock cut […]
25 October, 2009

Church of the Franciscans

On the north side of the palace lie the remains of the Franciscan church dating from early to mid 13th Century. There is little left intact, but it is an interesting example of ecclesiastical architecture. There is a very old, […]
22 November, 2009

Festivals

In accordance with the rest of the Muslim world, festivals and religious holidays are observed in accordance with the calendar and the phases of the moon. This means that the major festivals are moveable and it is always advisable to […]
26 October, 2009

Ayios Epiphanios Basilica

Ayios Epiphanios Basilica There is tarmac road leading from the rear of the theatre that forks left and right. Take the left fork and follow the road passing a villa with visible bath and furnace area on the left, until […]
27 September, 2011
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Things to do in North Cyprus during the autumn season

  Things to do in North Cyprus during the autumn season Activities in North Cyprus are dependent on the time of year and the associated temperatures. The two main seasons attracting visitors are spring for the abundance of wild flowers […]
20 November, 2009

Yavuz Çıkarma (Five Mile) Beach

One of Kyrenia’s top swimming beaches, the Five Mile beach is located west of Kyrenia and is known as Yavuz Çıkarma (Five Mile) Beach, which is overlooked by the restaurant of the same name. This sandy cove has three names in Turkish. […]
3 December, 2009
Guzelyurt Artifacts

Guzelyurt Museum of Archaeology and Natural History

The Guzelyurt museum is situated in the former ecclesiastical residence adjacent to the Church of St. Mamas. There is a small car park and it is within walking distance of the town centre. The Natural History section is on the […]
29 November, 2009

North Cyprus Cuisine

North Cyprus Cuisine Northern Cyprus offers a large selection of good quality restaurants offering international cuisine to cater for everyones tastes. The main cuisine served in Northern Cyprus is Turkish orientated. There are many local restaurants on the Island that […]
5 November, 2009

Crossing the Border

Crossing the border from North Cyprus to South Cyprus and vice versa is very easy due to the opening up of the numerous border points in 2003. People from both sides cross the border on a daily basis for shopping, […]