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“A wonderful setting” 5 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
Wellington, New Zealand
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“A wonderful setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I loved the hilltop setting with the magniificent views out to sea across the villages of Kyrenia. The ruins have been well stabilised with the dining hall converted to a concert venue. There are spectacular sunset views from the viewing platforms.

Visited October 2013
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London, England
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“Lovely Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Beautiful stop to visit, lots of history, we had a good tour guide who gave a great deal of information that was really interesting. Well worth the visit, would like to go again.

Visited September 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“Surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

When we got to the Abbey, a choir and orchestra were rehearsing and we sat and listened to some lovely music.

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“Wow what a lovely monesrty - well worth a trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Stunning views and a short trip up the mountains to this gem of a building. A must if you are visiting the north.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“Bellapais Monastery, Cyprus”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Lovely place with great views, well worth a visit when your out there. Plenty of places to eat some looking over the cliffs. If gift shops take your fancy, there are plenty there.

Visited September 2013
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