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Bellapais Monastery

| Bellapais Village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Abtei von Bellapais Bellapais Abbey
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| Bellapais Village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After so many years since our last visit Bellapais Monastery, we were amazed to see significant progress in renovation of this historically important place by opening lots of locations which were not previously accessible. Well done to all those who have contributed in renovation and...More

Thank Ivan R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Makes you wonder what it would be like all those years ago. Amazing how it is still standing and will probably be there for a long time yet

Thank porty1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here as part of an RSD guided tour. Lovely area to visit, great views out over the Med. Restaurants and cafes near by.

Thank Gareth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an amazing building, with some spectacular gold paintings all around, including a part discovered wall painting. You get some gorgeous views from up on the balustrade but be warned the steps are steep, but well worth the effort. And then there are the gardens...More

Thank Will R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed it and learnt a lot of history and stories. As a ruin it was sad to see it and imagine what it once was. Toilets are very terrible at the exit. A hose pipe would struggle. I feel sorry for the ladies that...More

Thank wavyhorses
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with friends whilst on holiday, well kept grounds and great views, also recommend the restaurant.

Thank Mckay6657
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

have been here on different occasions with people a nice historic site to visit, The surrounding village and drive up is quaint with little shops and restaurants. the site itself is small and you should finish in about an hour maximum if you climb and...More

Thank decay1x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old Abbey and then Monastery has amazing views across the plain below to the Mediterranean. The ruins are picturesque within the nicely arranged plantings. The old dining hall has been restored and hosts concerts. The Monastery is in the center of the village of...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are the remains of a 13th century monastery in the small attractive town of Bellapais, about 5km from Kyrenia. The whole place is well kept and very pretty, and you also get good views down to the coast towards Kyrenia from here. Worth a...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need to take care when navigating the steps as both myself and my partner nearly took a tumble. Great View.

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July 26, 2017|
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Response from Ingridizzet | Reviewed this property |
No u can't camp up there !!!
July 5, 2017|
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Response from sid272014 | Reviewed this property |
Same as the other replies I went by taxi about a £5. There is a taxi rank just outside the Abbey.
February 21, 2015|
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Response from stingytownman | Reviewed this property |
wikipedia Bellapais Abbey - Google search term 'belapaise abbey opening times' The site is also a museum, which hosts a restaurant and a cafe. The Abbey's refectory now serves as a venue for concerts and lectures. In early... More