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.

18 February, 2010
Market Day

North Cyprus Life – Market Days

All the major towns, Kyrenia, Famagusta, Iskele and Guzelyurt have their open markets on different days of the week. The big covered market in Nicosia is open every day except Sunday and sells the same variety of produce with a […]
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, […]
26 October, 2009
Cyprus Terrain Map

Welcome to North Cyprus

“You are welcome Sir, to Cyprus”  – Othello, William Shakespeare. Cyprus is an island that has inspired writers throughout the ages. From William Shakespeare who set “Othello” at a sea port in Cyprus, through to the eighteenth and nineteenth century […]
25 October, 2009

St. Barnabas – Patron Saint of Cyprus

Standing on a slight rise and overlooking the huge necropolis of Salamis is the twin- domed church dedicated to St. Barnabas, patron saint of Cyprus. This church, now used as an icon museum with the ancillary monks’ cells housing an […]
5 November, 2009
Turkish Cypriot Children

Turkish Cypriot People

The Turkish Cypriot people are well known for their hospitality and are very friendly and  welcoming. The people are warm natured and will be happy to invite you into their homes for a cup of tea or Turkish coffee and […]
4 November, 2009
5 fingers

Five Finger Mountains

Called Pentadactylos in Greek. Beshparmak in Turkish, and Five Fingers in English. These are the three names by which the mountain range, that runs parallel to the north coast, are known, and there is one particular part of the range […]
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 […]
2 December, 2009

The Filling Station

The Filling Station is situated at the end of the Lapta strip, opposite the Celebrity Hotel. This restaurant is the new venue of the popular Welsh couple Ruth and Tony, formally the managers of the Waterfront restaurant. This small restaurant […]
25 October, 2009

Ayios Philon

Ayios Philon | Karpaz Follow the signs marked “Oasis at Ay Philon” from Dipkarpaz and the route twists through the village eventually emerging above the north coast. Below on the shore can be seen the ruins of the 12thC church […]
27 November, 2009

The Dragon

The Dragon restaurant is located in the 5 star Rocks Hotel in central Kyrenia. The decor is traditional Chinese style with the tables all featuring a lazy susan so you can share the meals with your fellow diners. Freshly prepared […]