One of the most beautiful monuments of Gothic architecture in Cyprus, built by the Crusaders in the early 13th century near Kyrenia and mostly turned into ruins by our time.
The name of the abbey, as well as the name of the nearby village of Bellapais, comes from the French name of the monastery Abbaye de la Paix — Abbey of Peace.
A castle in Cyprus on the slopes of the Kyrenia Mountains.
Originally a monastery named after a monk who chose this place for his hermitage.
Later, the monastery was significantly fortified by the Byzantines and, together with the castles of Buffavento and Kantara, formed the defense of the island against raids by Arab pirates on the coast.
St. Hilarion Castle
"Protected by an impregnable castle, with a beautiful view of the mountains of the Kyrenia range, Kyrenia harbor has a horseshoe shape.
This is one of the most beautiful harbors that can be found in Northern Cyprus and throughout the Mediterranean.
Kyrenia Harbor and Kyrenia Castle
The largest and fortified of the Hellenistic cities of Cyprus, 6 km north of modern Famagusta.
Extensive ruins of the city were uncovered by archaeological excavations from 1952 to 1974.
Nearby is the now inactive monastery of St. Barnabas
Ancient city of Salamis
Varosha is an empty and abandoned city that is now guarded by the Turkish army. In the past,
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