PLACES TO VISIT IN NORTHERN CYPRUS
Cause of its strategical place in Mediterranean Sea and rich lands for agriculture, many civilizations tried to capture Cyprus. Some of them conquered, some of them lost. In every capture of island by different civilization, they bring their culture to island. So Cyprus has the richness of historical places of different civilizations and their culture. North Cyprus Hotels and Holiday Guide offers a great database that includes all historical places of Northern Cyprus. You can browse historical places according to their location. From the below you can browse for each historical place by cities.
Kyrenia, is popular and rich with its mountain and sea views, hotels and beaches. The castle still retains all of its magnificence till today which was built by the Byzantines, restored and reinforced by Lusignans and Venetians. Atmospheric restaurants, attractive pubs, open air cafeterias and historical hotels are to be found all along the edge of the historic old harbour.
Famagusta, which was originally founded as a small commercial port and fishing town, flourished in the 12th Century during the Lusignan period and became an important trading centre between the East and the West. The golden sandy beaches of Gazimagusa are well known throughout the world and it is the most important centre of tourism.
Iskele, which was originally founded as a small commercial port and fishing town, flourished in the 12th Century during the Lusignan period, and became an important trading centre between the East and the West. The golden sandy beaches of Gazimagusa are well known throughout the world and it is the most important centre of tourism.
In Nicosia, there are many historic monuments dating from the Middle Ages and later. Among these are several examples of Gothic and Ottoman buildings. Since Cyprus remained under Turkish Rule for more than three centuries, all the towns on the island reflect the Turkish influence both in their architecture and in the lifestyle of the people.
Guzelyurt(Morphou), situated in the northwest of Cyprus, surrounded by lovely citrus groves is the town of Güzelyurt, which means "beautiful country" in Turkish. The Güzelyurt region is very fertile, with numerous underground springs. It is an ideal picnic spot for those who want to escape from the noise and rush of city life.