North Cyprus is a fantastic place for arranging local journey. There is a huge number of places to visit on its territory. Here we have created a list of top tourist places, which every traveler will find enjoyable. Among them Salamis, which is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cyprus. Here there are so many unique ancient buildings that the inspection of them is akin to moving in time – walking between half-ruined walls, unwittingly penetrate the spirit of antiquity.
The beach of Alagadi is also called the Turtle beach. It is in a picturesque bay, remote from the city for fifteen kilometers. The beach is the place where turtles come for laying their eggs. Here you can watch a unique picture, telling about the first days and weeks of small turtles.
St. Nicholas Cathedral – the main medieval temple of the city of Famagusta on the eastern coast of Cyprus. Built in XIV century after model of the Reims cathedral in late Gothic style by Cypriot kings from Lusignan dynasty. In tourist booklets it is called “Cypriot Reims”.
The Kyrenia Castle is a majestic attraction of Kyrenia, whose history began in 10th century, when the Byzantines began construction of city fortress walls. However, the Castle was rebuilt with an advent of the dynasty de Luzinyan. The fortress survived mighty assaults until 1570, when it was captured by the Turks. The Kyrenia fortress served as a place of imprisonment for the nobility. Knights of the once mighty Order of the Knights Templar were executed here.
The castle of St. Hillarion is one of the most interesting places in Kyrenia (Girne) region. The castle is located on the top of a mountain cliff at an altitude of 732 meters above sea level. The picturesque views of castle are mysterious and romantic. The silhouette of castle was used in Walt Disney’s famous cartoon film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”. “The Abode of the King of Elves” named the castle of St. Hillarion, the English writer Rosa Macleay.
Bellapais Abbey is a monument of Gothic architecture, located in the homonymous village in Northern Cyprus. Currently, the abbey is considered a monument of world significance. For his long history, he suffered noticeably, but what was saved, is a significant memorable place.
Almost all these places of significance are impossible to reach if you are without car. So, as being a tourist on North Cyprus renting a car is simply necessary. British Rent A Car is one of leading companies on car rental companies on North Cyprus. We will help to arrange most comfortable and enjoyable trip for you, during your staying on the island.