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Address: Bellapais village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Abtei von Bellapais

Bellapais Abbey

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Small Group Tour to St. Hilarion Castle and Bellapais Monastery from Kyrenia

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What a beautiful place to visit . This is a definite must see when holidaying in n.cyprus . Beautiful scenery and views.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit . This is a definite must see when holidaying in n.cyprus . Beautiful scenery and views.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gorgeous setting, a beautiful monastery atop a hill surrounded by various orange and lemon trees ... and taxis, and buses, and restaurants, and car park attendants and tourists. Is suppose it's unavoidable, but it's still a shame. If you're visiting, don't worry about Turkish Lira, they'll accept Euro, US Dollars or the British Pound.

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Thank Mitch P
Paralimni, Cyprus
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This step is accessible by steep ramps into some areas but others remain inaccessible. There is no disabled toilet. The site has only basic information and has not benefitted from any of the newer technology which could have transformed the visit.

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking was easy when I visited Bellapais Monastery, although the site only engaged my interest for a very short while. If you're into ancient buildings, especially those with a religious connotation, then you'll love this Monastery. Being something of a Phillistine, I don't feel that I can wax lyrical about the site, but yes, it is lovely.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely monastery and interesting little village to walk around, loads of quirky little shops. Nice gardens and excellent views

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a day trip from Paphos we stopped off here with our guide from the bus. Glad we did this part of the tour as the location and history is amazing. Plenty of good photographic opportunities here. Our guide id help as I am sure you would miss so much without the story behind this place.

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Bromborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure that you pick up a guide so that you make the most of your tour of the monastery. If you go by car, there is a carpark on the right hand side as you go into the village (5Tl). Great views.

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Alvechurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not very big but scores highly on location. There are a few pieces of historical interest but the views are outstanding looking down of the port of Kyrenia. The village it is set in is also small but reasonably photogenic. If in the area I would class this as a must do for the views.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a popular attraction and can get busy if you arrive at the same time as the tourist buses. There is quite a substantial part of it remaining and it made for an interesting wander around. We had a guide who was able to point out and explain things which we may have missed otherwise.For me it was ok... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting,the island of Cyprus is a treasure trove of places to see,they have some very historical places,and have hardly scratched the surface with regard to archaeology

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