North Cyprus Articles

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30 November, 2009
Kyrenia Harbour

Old Kyrenia and the Venetian Harbour

Kyrenia, with its picturesque harbour and adjacent castle is called the “Jewel of Cyprus”. It is, quite simply, exquisite! The town was probably founded circa tenth century BC and was one of the original city kingdoms. Its position on the […]
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 […]
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 […]
27 September, 2011
olive festival

Zeytinlik Olive Festival

There are many festivals held across the island during the year that celebrate the abundance of agricultural products for which Cyprus is famous. Depending on the season and governed by the area in which particular crops are grown, there are […]
26 November, 2009

Burger City

Burger City is a chain of fast food restaurants with branches located in Dereboyu (Nicosia), Famagusta, Kyrenia, Karakum and Guzelyurt, normally inside Lemar supermarkets. The restaurants are typical fast food outlets, with plastic tables and chairs and most have both […]
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 […]
29 October, 2009

4* Majestic Beach Hotel, Famagusta

Majestic Beach Hotel | Famagusta The Majestic Beach Hotel is situated on the coast of Famagusta Bay and within walking distance of a charming fishing village. This small family-run hotel is a mere 300 yards from its own, partly man-made, […]
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 […]
6 May, 2010

North Cyprus – Destination Nicosia (South)

For information and history on North Nicosia – Please see Destination – Nicosia (North) If it were not for the desolate divide that bisects this city into almost equal halves, there would be little to differentiate between the two sectors. […]
26 November, 2009

Pizza Land

Pizza Land is situated on the main road in Karakum, just before the K-Pet petrol station. It has a small car park and small indoor and decked outdoor seating areas. Pizza Land offer a takeaway, eat in and delivery service […]