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 […]

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.

29 October, 2009

5* Malpas Hotel, Kyrenia

Malpas Hotel | Kyrenia Inheriting its name from a nearby church, the Malpas Hotel & Casino is set impressively on the hills of the charming Catalkoy village. A commitment to the highest-standards of quality and service are combined with a […]
24 November, 2009
Lambousa Fish Tanks

Lambousa, City site and Roman period fish tanks

Continuing westwards from Kyrenia, pass the turning to the left signposted Alsancak, soon on the right there is a sign for the Mare Monte Hotel. At present this hotel is closed and undergoing restoration, however the drive to the hotel […]
30 October, 2009

4* Altinkaya Hotel, Kyrenia

Altinkaya Holiday Village | Kyrenia Situated one mile east of Kyrenia, just over two miles from the beautiful village of Bellapais, ALTINKAYA is managed by a hospitable Turkish-Cypriot family renowned with their restaurants, one of which is situated within the […]
29 November, 2009

North Cyprus Cuisine

North Cyprus Cuisine Northern Cyprus offers a large selection of good quality restaurants offering international cuisine to cater for everyones tastes. The main cuisine served in Northern Cyprus is Turkish orientated. There are many local restaurants on the Island that […]
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 […]
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 […]
22 November, 2009
Antiphonitis

Antiphonitis Monastery

Hidden away in a wooded valley approximately 4 miles (6.5km) from the village of Esentepe is the 12th C church of Antiphonitis, (Christ of the Echo). It is not difficult to find, just follow the signs from Esentepe village centre, […]
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

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 […]
30 October, 2009

3* Almond Holiday Village, Kyrenia

Located near a beautiful little village called Alsancak and based on the gentle slopes of the Kyrenia mountain range, the Almond Holiday Village is situated just 8 miles west of the historic town of Kyrenia. A mere 10 minute walk […]