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.

20 November, 2009

Turtle (Alagadı) Beach

Alagadi (Turtle) Beach | Kyrenia 19km from Kyrenia is Turtle (Alagadı) Beach, where the Society for the Protection of Turtles (SPOT) has a small monitoring station, affectionately called the ‘Goat Shed’. The twin sandy beaches here are generally undeveloped and […]
25 October, 2009

Flora

Flora | North Cyprus Cyprus is an island which overall has an abundant variety of flora. Concentrating on the North, in excess of a thousand kinds were collected by Dr. Deryck Viney between 1988 and 1993. In 1994 an illustrated […]
25 October, 2009

The Land Gate and Ravelin

The Land Gate and Ravelin | Famagusta The land gate is probably as old a building within the city as the citadel, though the current bridge and gateway entrance are relatively modern. The road now passes through one of the […]
25 October, 2009

Bellapais Village

Bellapais Village | Kyrenia Bellapais village grew up around the abbey after which it is named. Nestled in the lower slopes of the mountain range directly above the village of Ozankoy, to the east of Kyrenia, it was until 1974 […]
5 November, 2009

Crossing the Border

Crossing the border from North Cyprus to South Cyprus and vice versa is very easy due to the opening up of the numerous border points in 2003. People from both sides cross the border on a daily basis for shopping, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
25 November, 2009

Abbey Bell Tower Restaurant

Abbey Bell Tower | Kyrenia This Wonderful quaint restaurant is set in the Fairy tale village of Bellapais with breathtaking view of the famous 13th Century Bellapais Monastery. Located up a small flight of stairs, this charming restaurant provides fresh […]
3 October, 2011
altinkaya hotel

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 […]