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St. Hilarion Castle

Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
0533 161 276
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Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Kyrenia
Type: Castles
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

What a view. What a work out to get there - but not impossible. This is a breath taking castle and not to be missed. Everything the guide books say is true.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

lovely scenery, lots to see , wear sensible shoes a good day out for older members of the family who are interested in scenery

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Southampton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Spectacular views - so high up with views to the west and east and south. Not to be missed. Amazing atmosphere which we had all to ourselves - lucky us.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Well worth visiting for the views alone. Climbing to the top at 792 m is ok but not in the heat of the day. Some of the steps are small and worn but quite safe if you're careful.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

You really need to have a good stomach for the heights, but it is really worth the trip. It gets very busy and very hot, so go early and take plenty of water with you.

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Devon
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Closest castle and most accesible....great views. Get there early before it gets hot. Need 2hrs min to see most of it.

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Sheerness, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

You need to be fit as there are a lot of steps, but the views are magnificent. This castle is illuminated at night and can be seen from all around Kyrenia.

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Bexley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

High up in the mountains this castle is an excellent place to explore and to receive a history lesson in the castles past inhabitants and history of the island. Wear sensible shoes as there are steep steps up to the top where the most fantastic views over Northern Cyprus can be seen.

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Portsmouth
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My Husband and I went to St. Hilarion Castle. It is the most amazing place but you will need to go there early to ensure that it is not too hot. We were there just before it opened and didn't see anyone until we were near the bottom. So, we didn't have to wait for people to get out of... More

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Beckenham
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3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you get to the top wow. Make sure you wear sensible shoes, take water and be prepared for some hard work to climb all those steps!

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