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Buffavento Castle, Kyrenia

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Castle
Nestled high in the mountains overlooking the bay, Buffavento Castle was once a powerful defense structure. Walk along the mountain pathway, 950 m (3,100 ft) above the sea level for unmatched views of North Cyprus. Tour the remains of this 11th-century Byzantine structure and visit its crumbling hallways with large stone windows. Look for the ruins of an old cistern near the dormitories where soldiers once slept. Wear comfortable shoes, as paths at the site are rough. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Buffavento Castle by using our Kyrenia itinerary builder.
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  • What truly OUTSTANDING views await you after the arduous journey to the summit. Have to say that my female passengers were frightened as we climbed to the summit along a one way track with major drop ...  more »
  • Having read various reviews about the road access and the climb up to the top of the castle, I was intrigued to experience it for myself. We approached the castle from the main road that leads from Ky...  more »
  • I read about this place and decided to go there. I was scared when i read the reviews about how narrow the road to the castle but it was not as bad as i expected. There is some space for parking when ...  more »