North Cyprus Articles

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30 November, 2009

Salamis

The partially excavated site of the ancient city of Salamis, has fascinated archaeologists for hundreds of years and it is the most important archaeological site on the whole of Cyprus. Nestling on the shoreline of Famagusta Bay, the remains of […]
2 December, 2009

The Filling Station

The Filling Station is situated at the end of the Lapta strip, opposite the Celebrity Hotel. This restaurant is the new venue of the popular Welsh couple Ruth and Tony, formally the managers of the Waterfront restaurant. This small restaurant […]
27 November, 2009

The Tree of Idleness

Located in the heart of the charming village of Bellapais, the Tree of Idleness restaurant is situated under a 200 year old Robenia tree. This is the same tree under which author Lawrence Durrell wrote his autobiographical book “Bitter Lemons […]
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 […]
22 November, 2009

Getting to North Cyprus

There are several options for getting to North Cyprus, but by far the easiest and worry free is to book through a reputable and specialist holiday company that will arrange a stay to accommodate all tastes that include, walking, botanical […]
25 October, 2009

Othello’s Tower

The fortress that guards the harbour and is now called Othello’s Tower, was built during the Lusignan period in the 14th C, and it may well have been a residence for members of the royal family or their entourage during […]
26 October, 2009
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The Lusignan House

This is probably the most beautiful of the restored houses in the area adjacent to the Selimiye mosque and it can be found in the street that passes the Haydar Pasha mosque. Dating from the Lusignan period the house has […]
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 […]
5 November, 2009
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Turkish Language

Turkish is spoken by over 63 million people worldwide, and originates from Ottoman Turkish, which dates back nearly 1,200 years. The Ottoman Turkish language was based mainly on Arabic and Persian, but was replaced under one of Ataturk’s reforms in 1928, […]
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 […]