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Address: Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Phone Number: 0533 161 276
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Well worth short trip out of Kyrenia by bus or car

Not for the faint hearted but need only climb to comfort level. Fantastic experience and full of history and grisly deeds. Views spectacular and much needed drink half way up!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Not for the faint hearted but need only climb to comfort level. Fantastic experience and full of history and grisly deeds. Views spectacular and much needed drink half way up!!

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent experience, offer a panoramic breath taking one of a kind view of Karenina. It can be combined with many other activities due to its proximity to the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Access is from the main road which runs from the south to the north of Cyprus. It is just outside Kyrenia, but you could miss the turn off if you are not careful. Once you reach the area of the castle there are amazing views along the coastline, but sadly you would have to be pretty fit to climb the... More 

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Montclair, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lots of climbing stairs. By the time we were finished I logged 40 flights on my Fitbit. Beautiful views of the Girne area.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The castle is situated high on the mountain ridge. It is possible to reach it from the Lefkosia - Girne (Nikosia - Kyrenia) highway via steep and windy but easy navigable road. There are two parking places - the upper one is quite small, from the lower one you have to walk uphill 10 minutes to reach the entrance. Entrance... More 

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Colchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

What a place this is. There is so much to see and do here and how did the builders of this place get all the material up the mountain to build this castle? It is so interesting and you could easily spend all day here wandering around and climbing to the heights and looking over the surrounding countryside. Go here... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I've been to Northern cyprus several times over recent years and have always intended to go to hilarion castle, but never got round to it. We finally went a few days ago and didn't realise what we'd been missing. Last entry is at 5pm, then it closes at 6.30. We arrived about 4.45pm and passed a handful of others coming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This was a great castle. We arrived as it was just opening as it was a hot day and brought plenty of water with us. The junction off the main road is VERY dangerous as you turn across 2 lanes of traffic.... they need lights or a roundabout. Road safety is NOT great in Northern Cyprus. We had most of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I visited with my partner and a friend. We all paid to go in but when we entered and they saw the climb up they didn't bother, they stayed at the bottom and just watched me climb up to the 2nd level. Lovely castle but unless you are fit and prepared to climb lots of stairs then give this a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

it was very good with a very bad road we heired a car from Caringtons it was very nice a Ford Automatic

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Address: Address: Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Phone Number: 0533 161 276
Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Kyrenia District  >  Kyrenia

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