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| East end of the old harbour, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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All reviews shipwreck museum well worth a visit health and safety couple of hours mobility issues few hours ancient ship on display old harbour walk around interesting history turkish lira entrance fee fabulous views great place to visit northern cyprus walls
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Interesting 12th century historical site not far from the port where there are lots of lovely restaurants

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Frankcomments
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place with nearly 2000 years of history broken into four separate reigns. The historical shipwreck being an added bonus.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank dutemplar
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle itself is well-worth visiting for a small entry fee of TL12. Take the time to amble around the small streets around the castle area which is very picturesque and much quieter than the bustling main street with its tourist traps, sorry shops.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kay T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprising large inside - have a nice cool fresh lemonade as it gets hot. A must is the ship museum - very old cargo vessel 300 BC found just outside the harbour and preserved with it’s cargo. Would is from Aleppo There is access to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 639martinw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can highly recommend a visit to Kyrenia Castle. Dating from before 1000 AD, it contains features reflecting a 1000 years of the island's history. Going back even further there are three archaeology galleries, including the internationally important Shipwreck Museum. Don't miss the Byzantine church,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok to do. There is a smal museum inside with a shipwrek that is 2300 years old. A viwepoint overlooking the harbor.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank M0nicaN0rway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Castle has more steps than you think and be prepared that the way in is the only way out, so wear comfartable footwear on the understanding that all the steps you go down you have to come back up. This is a nice castle with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My children and I visited Kyrenia Castle on a hot summer day. It is a great place to visit and in the lovely harbour area, a great place for lunch.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DarlingM677
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit, although no explanatory leaflet or brochure available to explain the functions of the castle's many rooms. Great views from the battlements

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with our small children with one being in the pushchair and we manged to get around fine. There were a few places we couldn't take it down but we just took it in turns. It cost 9tl each to get in which...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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maggie f
October 4, 2018|
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Response from ChefJim1972 | Reviewed this property |
I think its only 2.50 euro
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LizRent
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Ozbek1 | Reviewed this property |
Ticket is 12 TL. Per person, There are 4 different museums in it to see. Also, The View of the Harbour is excellent form the top of the Castle.
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Suzi M
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Response from holidaymaker256 | Reviewed this property |
not sure sorry, but I thinks it all day till 8clock.
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