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.

25 October, 2009

Lusignan Round Tower

Lusignan Round Tower | Kyrenia Old Kyrenia was surrounded by walls with fortified towers. The best preserved of these is the only complete tower known as The Round Tower. It is on the right of the high street heading westwards […]
22 November, 2009
Herbarium

Alevkaya Herbarium

The most picturesque route for driving to the Alevkaya area is the road that turns to the left from Kyrenia to Famagusta mountain road at the Five Finger mountain pass. Alternatively it can be accessed from the north coast road […]
30 November, 2009

Lacem

Lacem restaurant is situated in Alsancak heading up towards the Sunny Lane School. This is another of the ‘new breed’ restaurants that have opened up to accommodate the growing tourist trade. It has a large and airy feel to it […]
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 […]
2 December, 2009

Pizza King

Pizza King is a great place for all the family, from kids to grandparents. Located on the Alsancak main road, this American style diner has fantastic canvas prints on display of idols such as Elvis and Marilyn Monroe, as well […]
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 […]
22 November, 2009
Sourp Monastery

Sourp Magar Monastery

Access to this ruined monastery is from the same mountain road that leads from The Five Finger Mountain to Alevkaya. After driving for about 4 miles (6.5km) slow down and keep looking down into the valley below. The monastery buildings […]
27 November, 2009

Guido’s Restaurant

Guido’s restaurant  is situated on the main road in Alsancak, set back in a small parade of shops. The restaurant provides a small outdoor seating area, however this is located in the car park so it is preferable to dine […]
30 November, 2009

Alesta Kebab

Located on the main Catalkoy road heading into Kyrenia harbor this is one of the best kebab houses on the island and is a “must visit” whilst in North Cyprus. This bright and fresh restaurant offers a lovely indoor restaurant […]
27 September, 2011
north cyprus rain

Cyprus Life – Autumn Rain

Like many ex-pats I try to escape from Cyprus for some of the hottest weeks of summer and have recently returned from the UK where I spent four blissful weeks soaking up the cool weather. There were some sunny days […]