North Cyprus Articles

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26 October, 2009
salamis

Amphitheatre

Walking from the bath house complex down a paved columned street, there is a partially excavated area on the right. This is the site of the amphitheatre where excavations where abandoned in 1974. The outer walls of the theatre are […]
20 November, 2009

Lara (Vakıflar) Beach

Lara Beach | North Cyprus Popular with expats is Lara (Vakıflar) Beach, 3km further along from Alagadi – Turtle Beach and signposted just before the large power station. There is no charge to park and swim. The somewhat scruffy dark […]
26 October, 2009
Kantara Castle

Kantara Castle

There are many different routes to his castle, all of them involve easy, if slow, drives up the mountain roads to the village of Kantara and from there follow the signs. The documented history of Kantara coincides with that of […]
26 November, 2009

Pomodoro’s Pizza

Pomodoro Pizza is another new restaurant that has opened within the last year in the Kyrenia area. It has a modern feel to the place; the décor is minimalist with some nice feature wallpaper. The inside has a small seating […]
6 January, 2010

Lefkara Lace

Lefkara Lace Although I have headed this article Lefkara Lace, there is a lot more to the lace industry than that made on the island of Cyprus. Just the mention of the word lace will probably conjure up a vision […]
30 October, 2009

5* Merit Crystal Cove Hotel, Kyrenia

Merit Crystal Cove | North Cyprus The Five Star Merit Crystal Cove Hotel & Casino is situated on the North Cyprus part of beatiful island Cyprus, between five fingers Mountains and Mediterrenean Sea. While you are enjoying your holiday at […]
1 December, 2009
Evil Eye

Legends – The Evil Eye

Throughout the ages, in many cultures and religions, the evil eye figure has been considered as a powerful symbol to defy and conquer evil forces. It is believed that the evil eye amulet will break and deflect negative and bad […]
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 […]
25 October, 2009

Kyrenia Castle

Kyrenia Castle | Kyrenia The history of Kyrenia castle, shares its origin with the mountain castles and was built by the Byzantines for the same defensive reasons, to repel the Arab raiders of the 7th C. It is possible that […]
24 November, 2009
Turkish Cypriot Cuisine

Cypriot Cuisine

The cuisine of Cyprus has much in common with many countries of the Mediterranean with influences from most of them. Much of the food that is produced on the island is the same as that of mainland Turkey, Greece and […]