Places to visit in Kyrenia

Places to Visit in Kyrenia

ST.HILERION CASTLE / KYRENIA:

It is again the most beautiful of the 3 castles of Cyprus, which remain from the Lusignans. It has a view where you can see all of Kyrenia. Rumor has it that Umberto Eco and Walt Disney inspired this castle and used it in their books and cartoons.

BELLA PAIS MONASTERY / GIRNE:

It is a monastery built by the Lusignans on the slopes of the Beşparmak mountains in the east of Kyrenia. The location is the English quarter and the landscape is completely Kyrenia. There are occasional classical music concerts in Bella Pais.

GIRNE CASTLE / GIRNE:

Since it is an island in the center of trade, pirates and wars throughout history have not been missing. Therefore, it has become a very big castle today with additions and reinforcements from time to time. Kyrenia Castle is valuable as well as the works it exhibits.

GIRNE YACHT HARBOR / KYRENIA:

Especially in the summer, it has an indispensable beauty with its restaurants, cafes, shops and yachts lined up like pearls.

KARAOĞLANOĞLU MUSEUM AND MARTYRS / KYRENIA:

During the Peace Operation in 1974, Major İbrahim Karaoğlanoğlu and Captain Fehmi Ercan, called the current airport, were shot with a rocket launcher at the door of the house they used as headquarters. That house is now a museum and martyrdom in memory of them and the martyrs of Cyprus. There is a cemetery in the cemetery. In the museum section, there are presentations about the peace operation and items left from the operation. In addition, there is an open-air museum where the war vehicles used by the Greeks were exhibited.

BLUE KIOSK / GIRNE:

Italian-origin Greek lawyer is a mansion made by mafia father Paulo Paolides. This mansion, unlike ordinary kiosks, was furnished with a high level of comfort and extremely technologically according to the conditions of that time.

FOLK ARTS MUSEUM

A small museum in the city of Kyrenia. You can see examples of local folk art in an old harbor house.

ARHANGELOS MİHAİL İKON MUSEUM

You can see examples of icons collected from various places in an old Greek church. A rich archive of icons about the history of Christianity. Open Fine Arts Museum As its name suggests, it is a fine arts museum.

Where to go swimming in Kyrenia?

Where in Kyrenia to the sea
Entered?

There are many options for swimming in Kyrenia.

You can swim in Escape beach, Mermaid beach, Camelot beach, Karaoğlanoğlu beach, Lapta beach, Kervansaray beach, Güzelyalı beach.