North Cyprus Articles

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5 November, 2009
turkish language

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

Byzantine Tombs

Byzantine Tombs | Kyrenia Opposite the Icon Museum, looking across the road to the west beneath the Perge restaurant, are tombs dating from the 4th C. There are many others is the area as this was the town necropolis. Though […]
27 November, 2009

Patina Restaurant

Patina is situated just off the main road going towards Catalkoy, opposite the Lemar supermarket. Open for snacks between 11.30am and 16.30pm, and dinner between 19.30pm and 23.00 in the summertime and for dinner between 18.30 and 21.00 in the […]
26 November, 2009

Sultan’s Restaurant

Sultan’s restaurant is a traditional Turkish restaurant open daily for lunch and dinner.  The restaurant is east of Kyrenia in the direction of catalkoy. Their specialty on the menu is full meze kebab. This includes lamb shank, chicken shish and […]
15 February, 2010
KAR

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 […]
3 October, 2011
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Altinkaya Holiday Village Reviews – Kyrenia, North Cyprus

The Altinkaya Holiday Village lies just under a mile East of Kyrenia close to the picturesque village of Bellapais and is run by a very hospitable Turkish Cypriot family. Many guests return to the Altinkaya Holiday Village year after year owing […]
25 October, 2009

St. Barnabas – Patron Saint of Cyprus

Standing on a slight rise and overlooking the huge necropolis of Salamis is the twin- domed church dedicated to St. Barnabas, patron saint of Cyprus. This church, now used as an icon museum with the ancillary monks’ cells housing an […]
26 November, 2009

Baba Durumcu

If it is a quick bite to eat you are looking for then look no further than Baba durumcu . This restaurant is on the main road just outside Kyrenia heading west out of town. This is real value for […]
26 November, 2009

Archway Restaurant

Archway restaurant is situated in an elevated position in the village of Zeytinlik only 5 minutes drive from Kyrenia giving diners panoramic views down to the sea. The restaurant has been built from Karpaz stone giving it a feel of […]
22 November, 2009

Demographic Outline

  Since 1974, Cyprus has been a divided island and despite the best efforts of some politicians on both sides of the divide, it remains so. When the island was partitioned there was a dispersal of people to each side. […]