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“Ruins with a good restaurant” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bellapais Monastery

Bellapais Monastery
Bellapais village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Kyrenia
Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Abtei von Bellapais Bellapais Abbey
Hampshire
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“Ruins with a good restaurant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Not much left to see but what there is will be of interest.
The basilica is well preserved and the view from the roof is spectacular.
In the grounds is a good place to refresh.

Visited October 2012
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Hampshire
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“Ruins with a view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Take your time and look carefully. Stunning vista from the top.
Offers some great Photographic opportunities.

Visited October 2012
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“Even better with lunch!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Bellapais is a lovely visitor attraction, but doesnt take very long. We enjoyed a leisurely hour and followed it with lunch - very nice and laid back, just what holidays should be. Photos of Bellapais are lovely but the views from the restaurants are fab - the food was average, you pay for the view - and it is worth it.

Visited August 2012
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“Lovely place to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

Spent a lovely afternoon here . great view's very interesting place to visit, a must if your in northern Cyprus.

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“Fantastic!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Beautifully preserved 12th Centuary Augustinian monestary and 14th Centuary cloisters and romartically floodlit at night. Great to have lunch at the Kybele Restaurant in the grounds overlooking the Abby.

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