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Bellapais Monastery

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Address: Bellapais village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Abtei von Bellapais

Bellapais Abbey

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A kind of magic

There is a traditional music festival every year and within the festival you can feel the taste of music and this beautiful monastery. The trees inside the monastery were... read more

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Ankara, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There is a traditional music festival every year and within the festival you can feel the taste of music and this beautiful monastery. The trees inside the monastery were incredible.

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South London
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We really liked the views from the monastery and also the village of Bellapais. This was one of the highlights of our trip to Northern Cyprus.

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Thank JulesbSouthLondon
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting building, but by far the most interesting part is the extensive view. The main hall has great acoustics, so if you fancy singing try it here! If you look at the walls they are full of bullet holes from the British when they used it!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Attended my cousins wedding here and the venue was outstanding! The food was amazing! Overall it was a magical day!!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an old monastery dating back to the 11th century set in the hills well preserved and also the home of Charles Durrell. Pleasant views and peaceful to visit. Several walking paths in the village and restaurants. worth a few hours of your time.

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Thank jonathant621
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like history you will like this. Good shoes for walking as in parts ground uneven. Cafe and gift shop. Toilet. A good couple of hrs spent here

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This ruin is very photogenic. Good views and cool cloisters for those who want to sit and think. Lovely little shops on the road up to the monastery.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

a well kept church and monastery with icons etc. Good views. ONe of the better orthodix churches cum museums

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit to Bellapais Monastery. Beautiful setting and views. Brought to life by an excellent guide. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again avoiding the "shopping opportunities" on our RSD Travel Cultural Tour, we headed for this monastery situated in the Pentadaktylos mountains, at a height of 700 feet above the coastal plain of Kyrenia. The Abbey command stunning views out over the country below, and it is easy to see why it was named the "Abbey of Peace" by the... More 

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