North Cyprus Articles

View some of the articles about Northern Cyprus below, or choose from one of the categories on the right. You can also perform a search about North Cyprus on the right hand side.

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 […]
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 […]
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 October, 2009

Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque (Cathedral of St. Nicholas)

Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque (Cathedral of St. Nicholas) The most impressive edifice in Famagusta, if not the whole of Cyprus, is the beautiful gothic Catholic Cathedral built during the Lusignan period and dedicated to St. Nicholas. Constructed in the 14th […]
25 October, 2009

Nicosia

Nicosia | North Cyprus The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia, Lefkosa in Turkish, Lefkosia in Greek. It is the only divided capital city in the world and is the administrative centre for both the recognised Republic of South Cyprus […]
15 February, 2010
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North Cyprus KAR – Kyrenia Animal Rescue

Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR) There are several high profile charities in North Cyprus, the most prominent being The North Cyprus Cancer Charity Trust; The SOS Children’s Home, and The Kyrenia Animal Rescue. There are many others, no less deserving of […]
26 October, 2009
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The Eaved House

This house is to be found in the street heading south from the pedestrian precinct behind the Sultan’s Library. It is a restored building that is now used as a cultural centre and exhibition hall. There are long galleries where […]
25 October, 2009

Ataturk Square

Ataturk Square | Nicosia Continuing along Girne Caddesi, it is a five minute walk to Ataturk Square, formerly Konak Square, dominated by the granite column that is topped with a bronze sphere. This column was a symbol of Venetian rule […]
25 November, 2009

Al Shaheen

Al Shaheen Indian restaurant is located on the main Catalkoy road heading East of Kyrenia. This very popular Indian restaurant offers freshly made curries at reasonable prices with a good atmosphere. The curries are freshly made and you can certainly taste […]
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 […]