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St. Hilarion Castle

Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
0533 161 276
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Kyrenia
Type: Ancient Ruins, Castles, Cultural
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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great climb to the top and then fantastic views. Don't trust the safety barriers, some seemed very loose. Maybe not for the faint hearted!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

i am happy i visited this place and i had the chance to see this i would like to come back with my children

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

This is the most amazing castle we have ever seen, it seems to cling to the mountainside. The views of the castle are fabulous. Transport is needed to visit. Once inside there are steps up to the various levels, those to the very top were somewhat uneven, but the lower levels were ok. Many interesting rooms and fantastic views of... More

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Chorley, Lancs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We took a Kombos from Girne, 80TL for 4 of us return, & requested that he pick us up in 3 hrs. Had an amazing time climbing the castle & being in awe at the views from the various points. The steps are uneven and need care but its a wonderful experience....just think of the people who built this place... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Well worth a visit but be prepared to walk up many many steps if you want to go to the top. Best views in Northern Cyprus. If you do not like mountain roads then this is not for you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Probably the best thing we had to see in cyprus. This is a truly amazing castle built in the mountain and very well conserved. You can walked from bottom to the top and discover all different quarters of the castle. Very interested visit and beautiful views on the mountains and the cost.

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great views and good spot to visit. Hire a car and go! Only I wish no-one would litter - tourists or locals. Why on earht one throws plastic bottles in nature?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is one of the best castles I have ever seen... and I have seen a lot. The views are out of this world, and the remaining structures are very impressive. Not at all overwhelmed by tourists, which is incredible given it's easy access from Nicosia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

You will need to be fairly fit and able to climb a series of some steep steps. When at the top the views are spectacular.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

we traveled. to the castle by hire car. If you are fit and can climb many uneven steps then the views at the top are reward enough. Don't forget to take your camera.

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