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Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Reviewed yesterday

Be warned, you need to take a diversion up the dual carriageway and back down as the main road is under major repair. We didn’t quite make it to the top but the views were stunning making the effort worthwhile. We stopped for a lemonade...More

Thank Grumpyoldman15
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited in October (2018), and intentionally went on a cloudy day because of many reviews stressing overwhelming heat and a difficult climb. We lost the opportunity to see all the way to Turkey because of clouds, but the tradeoff was totally worth it because...More

Thank ChristianErnstsen
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing place. Fantastic views over Kyrenia. Bit of a climb to each of the three levels (level 2 to 3 tricky if less able bodied).

Thank Keith09
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stunning castle with amazing views from the top - it's quite a climb but well worth it - best to go in the morning before it gets too hot, and take plenty of water.

Thank pom1972
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be the most peculiar and spectacular castle in the world! We spent 5 hours exploring every corner and taking this amazing place all in. It is like to be in a Tolkien's book or like playing The Witcher! Just visiting this would...More

Thank Marco A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited St. Hilarion in early October 2018 it is an absolute must to see if you are able to. There are a lot of stairs to reach the top so it's a good idea to bring water and don't rush. There is a restaurant...More

Thank Tommy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle is well worth a visit, it’s a lot of walking and steps but the views are amazing. Particularly from the “peak”, 732m above sea level with views over Kyrenia and around the mountains

Thank Giles S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A magical climbing experience through steep steps! As you get higher the view becomes more spectacular! No wonder this castle gave inspiration to Disney! Lots to see during the breaks! Carry your own bottle water and light snacks! A banana always helps! Great work out!

Thank Ayfer K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place. Brilliant views. Not good if you have mobility issues and I wouldn't like to do the climb if wet.

Thank Mandy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

bit of a hike from the car park and cafe and we didn't go to the top but wonderful views and lots of information from our guide

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Phil R
September 16, 2018|
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Response from Stephen G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a carpark with toilets and a small café. But be prepared for a long uphill walk.
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June 18, 2017|
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Response from Kathleen28 | Reviewed this property |
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October 16, 2016|
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Response from malaikascotland | Reviewed this property |
Opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm
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