North Cyprus Articles

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26 October, 2009
Kantara Castle

Kantara Castle

There are many different routes to his castle, all of them involve easy, if slow, drives up the mountain roads to the village of Kantara and from there follow the signs. The documented history of Kantara coincides with that of […]
25 October, 2009

Folk Art Museum

Folk Art Museum | Kyrenia The main entrance to the Folk Art Museum is from the harbour. Formerly a granary or carob store it was owned by Lady Loch, a well known Cyprus benefactor, and donated to the Antiquities department […]
26 November, 2009

Pizza Land

Pizza Land is situated on the main road in Karakum, just before the K-Pet petrol station. It has a small car park and small indoor and decked outdoor seating areas. Pizza Land offer a takeaway, eat in and delivery service […]
26 November, 2009

Sultan’s Restaurant

Sultan’s restaurant is a traditional Turkish restaurant open daily for lunch and dinner.  The restaurant is east of Kyrenia in the direction of catalkoy. Their specialty on the menu is full meze kebab. This includes lamb shank, chicken shish and […]
26 November, 2009

Manipeni’s Pizzeria

Manipeni’s Pizzeria is located about 100 yards from the roundabout going down towards the new harbour. It is tastefully decorated in the American diner style, and has indoor and decked outdoor seating.  They offer an eat-in, takeaway and delivery service […]
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 […]
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 […]
22 November, 2009
Kantara Castle

The Mountain Castles

North Cyprus is blessed with three castles built high upon the ridge of the Kyrenia mountains, each has something different to offer, and two of them involve steep climbs. St. Hilarion, high above Kyrenia, and Buffavento, some six miles east […]
26 November, 2009

Pomodoro’s Pizza

Pomodoro Pizza is another new restaurant that has opened within the last year in the Kyrenia area. It has a modern feel to the place; the décor is minimalist with some nice feature wallpaper. The inside has a small seating […]
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 […]