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Address: Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Phone Number: 0533 161 276
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Spectacular views, not for travellers with vertigo

Easy drive to the entrance and well presented in the lower area of the castle, suitable for people with reasonable mobility. However all the higher levels of the castle require a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Easy drive to the entrance and well presented in the lower area of the castle, suitable for people with reasonable mobility. However all the higher levels of the castle require a good level of stamina and leg muscle, with sensible trainers and a bottle of water to keep you going. All the steps up the mountain/ castle have handrails as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Quiet castle, rugged in appearance with easy walking in the castle and some more challenging walks. lots of history and archaeology.

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Kongsvinger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It's heavy to walk to the top on warm days. You can imagine, as they say, this could have been Disney's Castle, eve if believe more in Neuschwanstein in Germany. A FANTASTIC place, I Wonder how did the Kings on that time comeback to their appartment on the top? How did they build this place for about 1000 years ago.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Lovely village, nice restaurants, friendly locals, very picturesque, guided tour excellent way of gaining knowledge.

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Ramsbottom England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Easy drive from kyrenia with some switchbacks to deal with, including a bus to wait for on a tricky bend but we did it! Expect to climb many steps but marvel at the views and wonder at the determination of the people all those years ago! Must have been chilly in winter even in cyprus. It is a busy destination... More 

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Hove, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The drive through the mountains is hairy and the castle itself is a very steep climb! However lots of people do it and I recommend sitting outside the little café at the bottom with a Turkish coffee whilst taking in the spectacular views!

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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Brilliant views and fantastic history. Dont forget yr camera and walking shoes. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Friends from the area took me to see the castle on a recent business trip to northern Cyprus. It was slightly cloudly as we began and the castle was an enjoyable attraction. The views as you climb are incredible - especially on the day we went when it clouded up and rained a little and a rainbow appeared. The low... More 

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Pissouri, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A fairy castle, all be it ruins. The climb is steep so take plenty of breaks a and water with you but worth it. Fabulous views over Kyrenia so take a camera.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Was amazing views, truly breathtaking! The walk to the top and the steep steps are also breathtaking but so worth it when you reach the top

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