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“Lovely position” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bellapais Monastery

Bellapais Monastery
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$43.91*
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Kyrenia and Famagusta Excursion from Protaras
Ranked #2 of 46 things to do in Kyrenia
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Owner description: Abtei von Bellapais Bellapais Abbey
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Lovely position”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2013

This is a surprisingly intact monastery and is well worth a visit. Its position on the side of the mountain gives it the most beautiful views over the coast and Kyrenia. There is a handy car park almost next to the monastery and the unspoilt village is associated with Lawrence Durrell.

Visited February 2013
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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“lovely views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

This abbey is worth the admission fee for the views alone they are superb. The place is interesting if you like history, and is clean with pretty gardens.(the loos are clean also).The pretty village is very nice for a walk or coffee at one of the many bars.

Visited February 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“must visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

if you are going to n/cyprus you must visit the bellapais monastery it is so piece full if you want to eat at any place they will send a taxi for you and take to back

Visited August 2012
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Castleford, United Kingdom
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“OK and inexpensive”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

Not in the same league as Gothic architecture in the UK, e.g Fountains, Whitby or Tintagel but OK for a stroll round and the views make it worthwhile. Glad we went in peaceful February, daren't think what it would be like in high season.

Visited February 2013
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Darmstadt, Germany
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“Nice view, but waste of the money.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

From above you can have nice view on the see, Kyrenia and even when the weather is nice the Turkish coast. However please don't waste your money for entice ticket. It costs about 4,5 Euro, 1Euro if you are the student.

Visited February 2013
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