Cities in North Cyprus

Girne (Kyrenia)

The touristic center of North Cyprus is Kyrenia situated on the north coast of Cyprus. Kyrenia is possibly the best holiday area on the island, you can catch the nostalgia by visiting the old charming harbour where yachts and fishing boats. Right near the sea, there are a lot of cafes and restaurants. There is history to see everywhere in the town.

Must-see places in Kyrenia are listed down.

  • Ancient Shipwreck Museum
  • The Bellapais Monastery
  • Kyrenia Sourpmagar Monastery
  • St. Hilarion Castle
  • The Anthipanitis Church
  • Fascinating Buffavento Castle
  • The Folk Arts Museum
  • Icon Museum
  • The Kyrenia Castle
  • The Kyrenia Harbour
  • The Hz. Ömer Tomb

Lefkoşa (Nicosia)

Nicosia is the capital city of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the city is the major center for arts, culture, diplomacy and business. Nicosia has a great variety of sights and tourist attractions. In the old city, Nicosia has beautiful examples of Gothic and Ottoman architecture.

Must see places to visit in Nicosia:

  • Selimiye Mosque (St. Sophia Cathedral)
  • Kyrenia Gate
  • The Great Inn (Büyük Han)
  • Dervish Pasha’s House
  • The Museum of Barbarism
  • The Lusignan House
  • Lapidary Museum
  • Mevlevi Tekke

Gazimağusa (Famagusta)

Famagusta is a fascinating with full of interesting city to discover. The City is known for its beautiful, sandy beaches. Famagusta has preserved important historical sites from the ancient times. Outside the city, the old town of Famagusta has lots of spectacular history to visit.

Must see places to visit in Nicosia:

The spectacular ruins of Salamis and St. Barnabas Icon, Archaeological Museum, Lala Mustafa Paşa Mosque and Venitian Ruins, Incirli Caveare the most lovable places in this city.


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