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Address: Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Phone Number: 0533 161 276
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$65*
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A stately castle looking down on Kyrenia. Lovely views on the drive to the base of the castle. It is said that the view of the castle from the approach inspired Walt Disney to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Halesowen
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Halesowen
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A stately castle looking down on Kyrenia. Lovely views on the drive to the base of the castle. It is said that the view of the castle from the approach inspired Walt Disney to design the logo seen on all his productions. You need to be fit to climb to the top.but worth a vit if only to admire the... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful views and a lot of intact castle to walk around but there are a lot of steep steps to climb to get to the different levels. Wear stout shoes as there are a lot of uneven surfaces.

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Car needed for the drive upto the Castle. Then a good walk up to the top with some interesting stories illustrated on the way.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Has to be my favourite castle ruins ever. Hard to imagine the unbelievable effort it would have taken to build it. Very magical and mysterious. We had to climb up and down and around pathways that led to this cistern, that garden, those royal apartments, barracks, buttery, amazing viewpoints. and always that ever present notion of defence and safety for... More 

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tehran
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19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

it was a nice place and i believe when you travel you should not miss such a place.especially if you are interested to ancient buildings and history, there were resturants near this place you could eat wonderful sea foods.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and I spent the afternoon exploring this fascinating castle,we took Mum in her wheelchair with us but unfortunately the upper areas are not suitable for anyone with disabilities but she still enjoyed the trip. The place is steeped in history, the signage could have been better but that did not detract from a very good visit .

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Bedworth, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Museum very good staff were very frendly and imformal there was some litter scattered about that needs some attention

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Jevnaker, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had a good guide (Sal) who made the excursion very interesting. He was a good storyteller which made the histories live and worth listening to.

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Guildford, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Who cares whether or not the castle was the inspiration for Disney's Magic Kingdom - St Hilarion dominates the skyline above Kyrenia and is worth a good couple of hours of your time. There is a small and typically haphazard car park just below the entrance, which gives access to the stupendous edifice of the Crusader Castle forged into the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I regret I lost my nerve in the hire car and turned back after looking ahead at the high winding route that seemed to go on and on upwards Best visited by the less height conscious or by organised Coach trip.

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