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Abtei von Bellapais Bellapais Abbey
| Bellapais Village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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All reviews kybele restaurant pretty village well worth a visit lovely village small village peaceful place lovely place to visit stunning views car park worth a trip northern cyprus steeped in history surrounding area cafes and restaurants walk around concert lawrence
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You need to visit. What a beautiful little place this is. One way in and one way out. With lots of shops and places to eat. The views are amazing and if you love just looking around at building, mountings and little hidden gems. Then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank njl_uk5miler
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent place to visit. Bellapaise village is definately worth a visit. An easy 25min drive from Kyrenia. Situated on the side of the hills overlooking Kyrenia so great views. The Monastry is a lovely place to walk round, well kept and presented. The gardens are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank proyle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place with a long and fascinating history and fabulous views over the coast. However, the heeds of tourists are not always best served. On some very worn ancient steps there is no handrail, so please beware.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HJPinBeds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is in a lovely village with some good restaurants to have a drink and plenty of choices of food. Admission very reasonably priced and some scenery and views. Definitely recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pleasant place to visit. It's a shame that so much of the detailed stonework is missing, but still good to see. Illuminated at night.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful monastery with great views for great photo opportunities. The town is quaint, very tourist orientated, as so small you needn't spend that much time in town with more time spent in monastery.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NathalieC698
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ruined monastery with interesting history Enough of it left to imagine how it was Get more from visit with a guide Good place for meal stop outside

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pretty spot and if you are lucky you will enjoy a tranquil visit without too many coach parties. Wear sturdy footwear as some of the climbing can be a health and safety issue .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gastroroam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning ruins set in a beautiful little village in the mountains, close to Kyrenia. Taking you back a thousand years, the Abbey and monastery are well worth a visit on your trip to Northern Cyprus. Local bars and restaurants serving local and European dishes are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brianfB7071HL
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

So tranquil and beautiful. You can’t miss it if you come to kyrenia. Up in bellapais, a gorgeous little village in the hills. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Ingridizzet | Reviewed this property |
No u can't camp up there !!!
5 July 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.
21 February 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