North Cyprus Articles

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25 October, 2009

Ataturk Square

Ataturk Square | Nicosia Continuing along Girne Caddesi, it is a five minute walk to Ataturk Square, formerly Konak Square, dominated by the granite column that is topped with a bronze sphere. This column was a symbol of Venetian rule […]
25 October, 2009

The Twin Churches of the Templars and Hospitallers

The Twin Churches of the Templars and Hospitallers | Famagusta Close to the main square are the two 14th C churches that have undergone several periods of refurbishment yet for the most part stay resolutely closed. The interiors have little […]
20 November, 2009

Lara (Vakıflar) Beach

Lara Beach | North Cyprus Popular with expats is Lara (Vakıflar) Beach, 3km further along from Alagadi – Turtle Beach and signposted just before the large power station. There is no charge to park and swim. The somewhat scruffy dark […]
4 November, 2009

Residency Permits

Residency in North Cyprus When you arrive in Northern Cyprus you will normally be issued with a 90 day tourist visa. Thereafter you must apply for either a work permit or a residency permit to legally remain in the country. […]
25 October, 2009

The Mevlevi Tekke (Whirling Dervish Museum)

The Mevlevi Tekke (Whirling Dervish Museum) | Nicosia Entering the city through the Girne Kapisi (Kyrenia Gate), the Mevlevi tekke museum is fifty metres on the left. A tekke is a religious base, and this 17th C building was the […]
24 November, 2009
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Weather and Climate in North Cyprus

Cyprus has a hot and dry summer, and during the hottest months of July and August the coastal areas have relatively high humidity, making the day time temperature seem much hotter than it really is. Temperatures start to rise towards […]
9 February, 2010

Boat Tours

One of the “must do” things when visiting Northern Cyprus is to experience one of the many boat tours leaving from Kyrenia harbour. You can relax whilst exploring the Kyrenia coastline or enjoy a range of watersports including; jet skiing, […]
25 October, 2009

Panayia Kanakaria

The route to the monastery church of the Panayia Kanakaria is easy. From the main road after Kumyali look for the signs and following the directions to Ziyamet, Gelincik and Kaleburnu. After about two miles the church complex is on […]
26 November, 2009

Jashans

There are many Indian Restaurant on the Island, but the one that stands out to me is Jashans. Not only for its delicious authentic food but also the excellent service they offer. Riaz, the owner, is always around to offer […]
25 November, 2009

Molly’s Place

Located on the main Kyrenia road heading towards the harbour, this small and comfortable café has seating for approximately 20 people in an outdoor covered area. In every holiday resort you will find a “Molly’s Place”, providing traditional home cooked […]