Kyrenia Harbour, Kyrenia

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With a recognizably carefree Mediterranean feel, Kyrenia Harbour makes you feel at home among its stone buildings and charming boats tied at the docks. Overlooking the 16th-century Venetian castle on one side and showcasing the dramatic Besparmak Mountains on the other, the harbor provides a surprising break from the hot and dusty capital city and its surroundings. Check out an array of specialty shops, cafes, and bistros, and look for clothes and spices at colorful Middle Eastern-styled markets. Stroll the cobbled streets and take in the views, or stop for a cup of hot Turkish coffee. Plan to visit Kyrenia Harbour and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kyrenia attractions using our Kyrenia family vacation planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    The port of Kyrenia. Small, on the one hand, based on the massive Venetian fortress, the other rocks of the Bay a small port. Possibility of walks, eating in cafes, choosing local trips. In the area of bus stops/dolmuszy to the nearby village and hotels. At the top of the Museum a little further small church. In the streets, leaving a lot of souvenir shops, etc. Cool eatery 6 brothers, to have boats trips, etc. Teo Manager very friendly, communicative and helpful person. RECOMMEND.
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  • August 15, 2017
    You can sit in restaurants with views of the sea, you can enjoy boat trips (need to bargain up to 50% yield value)
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  • August 15, 2017
    If you are interested in history you can visit the castle and museum. If you simply enjoy nice views sit and enjoy a drink or food at the old port. In the middle of a new Metropole in creation you fin...  more »
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  • June 30, 2017
    Very nice. . Took cruise 6 hrs including lunch and 3 stops for swimming crystal clear water.
  • July 1, 2017
    Very picturesque but watch locals when buying food and drink they inflate the price. But enjoy the ambiance.
  • June 27, 2017
    Lovely environment. Restaurants, bars. More than thousands years old ancient harbour and castle.
  • June 17, 2017
    Beautiful setting, relaxed atmosphere. .great place to sit with a glass of wine and watch the world go by
  • May 28, 2017
    Wonderful view, kind people. Had fresh fish in the harbor, it was amazing. Almost all places provide wifi and the prices are fair for the food and drinks.

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Where to stay in Kyrenia

Northern Cyprus' most popular tourist destination offers an assortment of accommodations. It's a good idea to remain close to the beach, as this is where most of the Kyrenia's bars, restaurants, and shops are located. Transportation is somewhat lacking and unreliable; however, a bus connects the city center with beaches in the west. For a luxury stay, choose from numerous four- and five-star hotels, several of which boast seaside locations. If you're planning a longer stay, consider renting an apartment or villa.
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