North Cyprus Articles

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25 October, 2009

Nicosia

Nicosia | North Cyprus The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia, Lefkosa in Turkish, Lefkosia in Greek. It is the only divided capital city in the world and is the administrative centre for both the recognised Republic of South Cyprus […]
20 November, 2009

Yavuz Çıkarma (Five Mile) Beach

One of Kyrenia’s top swimming beaches, the Five Mile beach is located west of Kyrenia and is known as Yavuz Çıkarma (Five Mile) Beach, which is overlooked by the restaurant of the same name. This sandy cove has three names in Turkish. […]
24 November, 2009

Karaman Village

Karaman Village | North Cyprus About 3 miles (4km) west of Kyrenia, and set high it the upper reaches of the mountain slopes looking down over Karaoglanoglu, is the picture-postcard-pretty village of Karaman. To drive to the village, take the […]
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 […]
27 November, 2009

Dolce Vita

Situated on the main road between Ozankoy and Catalkoy, Dolce Vita is a family run restaurant offering homemade Turkish and European cuisine. There is a small parking area at the front, you walk down some stairs, through to the lovely […]
22 November, 2009

Festivals

In accordance with the rest of the Muslim world, festivals and religious holidays are observed in accordance with the calendar and the phases of the moon. This means that the major festivals are moveable and it is always advisable to […]
25 October, 2009

Othello’s Tower

The fortress that guards the harbour and is now called Othello’s Tower, was built during the Lusignan period in the 14th C, and it may well have been a residence for members of the royal family or their entourage during […]
27 November, 2009

Tempo Café

The Tempo Café is part of the Tempo supermarket chain. Located behind the supermarket in Karaoglanoglu this modern, new building is light and airy and has a large decked garden area with comfortable chairs and plenty of shade at the […]
20 November, 2009

Horse Shoe Beach

Horse Shoe Beach | North Cyprus The bare northwestern tip of Northern Cyprus is known as the Koruçam Burnu (Cape Kormakitis) and, apart from being yet another ‘land’s end’ in the same sense as Cape Greco and Cape Arnaoutis in […]
22 November, 2009

Geographical Outline

Cyprus is the most eastern of the Mediterranean islands it has a total area of approximately 3,572 square miles, with 486 miles of coastline. North Cyprus covers a total land area of 1,357 square miles, nearly one third of the […]