Bellapais Monastery-Kyrenia Castle- St. Hilarion Castle - Venetian Column- Kyrenia Gate- Buyuk Han- St.Sophia Cathedral
Today we shall drive to Kyrenia and visit 'Bellapais Abbey'. This building is a masterpiece of Gothic art, and the most beautiful one in the Near East.
The next stop will be at 'Kyrenia Castle'. This castle was built during the Byzantine Period in the 8th century due to Arab attacks. The 'Ship Wreck ' museum will be also visited in the castle. The museum exhibits date back to 2315 years and include the ships final cargo with the items that the sailors were using. We shall drive to Nicosia, Kyrenia Gate is where we enter the old city which has been the capital since 11th Century. We shall visit Buyuk Han. It is one of the Kervansarays' that was built by Ottomans in 1571. Venetian Column, Selimiye Mosque( St. Sophia Cathedral)will be the last stop to take photos. It will be a day to remember.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Nicosia or Kyrenia
End location: Nicosia or Kyrenia
Duration: 6 hours
a private a/c car.
Professional guidance, a comfortable 2017 model Jeep ' Renegade ' for the transportation, parking tickets and a small bottle of water are included.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 USD - 30USD
Lunch,museum and historical sight entrance tickets are extra.