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Must see in Northern Cyprus! Beautiful ruins, imposing location and amazing views on a clear day. Easily accessible from Kyrenia with own transportation; road not too bad. Saw one busload leaving the castle so possible to come on an organised tour too, no idea if...More
I have been before but is worth a second visit and possibly more for the incredible views as well as the walk to the top of the third level of this castle. Not as well preserved as Kyrenia but given the age and location it...More
Awesome if you like this kind of thing, views amazing so is the climb, try not to do it middle of the day or when the suns beating down. take drink, lots but carrying the drink will wear you out. worth it and will make...More
What an amazing place this is. After a drive up through winding roads, past a military base and into quite a small carpark we arrived. At first you don't quite grasp the scale of the place but then as you walk further in, the place...More
Definitely worth a visit, but be mindful that footing can be tricky and there’s little shade for some of the climb. Worth taking a bottle of water and wearing sensible shoes. Some parts near the top aren’t good for those without a head for heights.
This was our favourite of the historical sites/castles we visited in north Cyprus (not that we did all of them!).
We liked that, unlike the others we visited, this had more information on what each room of the castle used to be as well the...More
A location that is well worth the effort of getting too. How they managed to build this castle on the mountain is beyond me! However, be warned, some of the climbs up to the top are definitely not for the fainthearted! The steps and handholds...More
When you approach, it takes a while to spot the castle, as it appears to be a mountain but then you notice the dramatic structure, apparently hewn out of the rock face. We climbed to the highest point, stoking only for a glass of homemade...More