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

The Sea Gate

This was the second of the two main entrances to the city during medieval times, giving access to travellers from the harbour. The sea gate we see today was constructed by the Venetians and was built by Nicolo Prioli in […]
22 November, 2009
religion

Religion

The religion of North Cyprus is predominantly Muslim though the Turkish Cypriots are not particularly zealous in the pursuit of their religion. There are very few covered women here and those that are will usually be from Turkey. On an […]
2 November, 2009

4* Bellapais Monastery Village, Kyrenia

Bellapais Monastery Village | Bellapais | Kyrenia Bellapais Monastery Village is located at the foot of the Five Finger Mountain Range with panoramic views of Kyrenia Town and its new harbour. The Hotel is situated approximately 2 miles from Kyrenia […]
20 November, 2009

Catalkoy Beach

If you fancy quieter and less developed beaches, go east of Kyrenia. With one notable exception, these are better loved by seekers of solitude. The first worth a mention is Çatalköy Beach, 7km from Kyrenia. It is reached via a […]
25 October, 2009

Bellapais Abbey

Bellapais Abbey | Kyrenia The Abbey of Bellapais has drawn visitors to the island of Cyprus since medieval times when the abbey was built. From the pilgrims who trod the ancient paths in search of a miracle through to the […]
25 October, 2009

Icon Museum

Icon Museum | Kyrenia At the western end of the harbour is the church of the Archangel Michael. Dating from the end of the 19th C, it was constructed on an eminence upon which one of the original towers of […]
4 November, 2009

Banking and Currency Exchange

Northern Cyprus uses the Turkish Lira (TL) currency. There are many currency exchange offices in all of the major towns, all of which will change Sterling to Turkish Lira. You can also exchange money at one of the many banks […]
30 November, 2009

Salamis

The partially excavated site of the ancient city of Salamis, has fascinated archaeologists for hundreds of years and it is the most important archaeological site on the whole of Cyprus. Nestling on the shoreline of Famagusta Bay, the remains of […]
30 October, 2009

5* Merit Crystal Cove Hotel, Kyrenia

Merit Crystal Cove | North Cyprus The Five Star Merit Crystal Cove Hotel & Casino is situated on the North Cyprus part of beatiful island Cyprus, between five fingers Mountains and Mediterrenean Sea. While you are enjoying your holiday at […]
26 October, 2009
St Hilarion Castle

St. Hilarion Castle

Clearly signposted from Kyrenia, this is a castle built on three distinct levels, each one designed to be self-sufficient and self-contained. Although it was not exempt from the ravages of war, and was besieged during the 13th C when an […]