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Address: Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Phone Number: 0533 161 276
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What a view

The view is breath taking and worth the long hike up. Not to be attempted when hot and take plenty of water and wear sensible shoes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Dylansgranny
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Ozankoy, Cyprus
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Ozankoy, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view is breath taking and worth the long hike up. Not to be attempted when hot and take plenty of water and wear sensible shoes.

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oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is above Girne where we are staying and we have often looked at it in the evening and said wow that would be a good view. We went today and we were right it's a fabulous view, but very hot obviously. There are a lot of steps and some are a little small so if you had trouble getting... More 

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Copenhagen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful castle - would definitely recommend to visit it. But be aware that it is going to be really hot walking up all the stairs, so make sure to bring plenty of water.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We last climbed St.Hilarion 12 years ago and wondered if age would take its toll (on us, not the castle). The climb seemed no worse than before, there were more concessions to health & safety with hand rails where before there were none & the cafe half way up was a godsend. The local home made lemonade was very refreshing.... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the most interesting of the three castles in Northern Cyprus. There is a lot to see and explore. The hike up into the castle is strenuous though. Take lots of water when you go in the hot season. You'll be rewarded with stunning views of Girne / Kyrenia.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Be sure to take the 4 hundred and something stairs to the top! the view is magnificent! It's a unique site!

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Broughton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic castle ruin scattered over a rocky mountain top rich in history with great views. Climb to the very top peak - it's worth it for the views and the glass of homemade lemonade in the cafe afterwards. This is an energetic attraction. Don't wear high heels, if anything wear hiking boots.

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Thank Jonathan H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing place on top of a mountain, really gets you wondering how they ever managed to build it all those years ago. An improvement in the general services would really help. As a tourist attraction and as a boost to the local economy the place has huge potential which unfortunately has not been realised, also the closing time of... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a slightly hairy drive up a steep and twisty road! At the top the castle is on several levels. The "introduction level" was closed for some reason, the main level has various rooms, a little café and a chapel. The top level has the best views but beware - it is about 300 steep and tricky steps higher!... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved my visit to St. Hilarion Castle. The castle ruins climb up a mountain peak so expect a lot of vertical elevation, however if you take your time the average person will be fine. The ruins are pretty extensive and views from the top are fabulous. I spent a couple hours meandering/climbing/exploring and really enjoyed it. I went first... More 

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