North Cyprus Articles

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27 November, 2009

Niazi’s

The concept of Niazis restaurant was established in 1949 and providing locals with the “full kebab” consisting of charcoal grilled kebabs with accompanying mezes. Niazis was originally based in Limassol, South Cyprus but due to the island partition in 1974 they […]
15 March, 2010
Golden Beach

North Cyprus – Destination Karpaz!

No holiday to North Cyprus can be complete without a visit to the Karpaz Peninsula, this is the Cyprus of old, a land almost unspoilt by the savage hand of modern development, where Mother Nature still holds the reins of […]
3 December, 2009
Mamas Church

Church of St. Mamas

Unless approaching Guzelyurt from the Nicosia road, it is impossible to miss this church as it is built at a central point where roads converge. Constructed during the 18th C AD, on the site of an early Byzantine church, this […]
27 November, 2009

Beyti Kebab

The Beyti Kebab restaurant is situated in Girne town centre, in the back streets near to the Colony hotel. The restaurant is open 24 hours a day throughout the summer months, and is a good choice at any time of the […]
24 November, 2009
evil eye

Legends – The Nazar – Evil Eye

The Nazar, also called the “Evil Eye” Used by many religions and cultures throughout the world, and a potent symbol against evil from pagan times, is the Nazar. It is used in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, and has […]
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 […]
26 October, 2009
lus house

The Lusignan House

This is probably the most beautiful of the restored houses in the area adjacent to the Selimiye mosque and it can be found in the street that passes the Haydar Pasha mosque. Dating from the Lusignan period the house has […]
26 November, 2009

Grove Inn

On first impressions the Grove Inn looks a little tired and could do with a refurbishment. Situated on the main road towards Catalkoy, this restaurant serves traditional Indian food and a traditional Sunday roast lunch. However, the warm welcoming from […]
25 October, 2009

The Karpaz Peninsula

The Karpaz Peninsula | North Cyprus There are still areas of Cyprus that have remained virtually unchanged for hundreds of years. Only the passage of time has left tell-tale marks upon the terrain and the shoreline. The wind has bent […]
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 […]