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Bellapais Monastery

Bellapais village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Abtei von Bellapais Bellapais Abbey
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Bellapais village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had free Entrance as it was a National holiday, It's ok but have been many like it. Nice view from there.

Thank MIke186370
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was lovely up around the Abbey. Some nice small shops. Glass making on the street. Difficult to park if driving. Not much space to pass on the street.

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled independently by taxi and avoided the crowds. Beautiful gardens and scenery and despite its age you can tell the Monastery is well looked after and clean. It was so easy to wear my camera out as every corner that I turned there was another...More

Thank sid272014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled early to this popular site so as to avoid the crowds. The setting on the side of the mountain commands super views. The ruins stand magnificently against the blue Cyprus sky and steep worn steps to the upper levels provide beautiful views of...More

Thank CrystalShadow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Bellapais Abbey last weekend. Amazing place with rich history. Highly recommend for everyone visiting Cyprus

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took time to stroll around the monastery buildings and grounds. Kids will love the tips of the walls. Lovely icons and views. Enjoyed a few minutes sitting on a wall to cool down in the breeze. Once you come out sip a cold drink under...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to see well worth a visit stunning grounds and well maintained gardens some nice little shop and restaurants here to

Thank kazareen2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant drive up to Bellapais through interesting scenery. May is great time to visit Cyprus not too hot and not too cold. The monastery is partly intact and plenty of information available about the history. Restaurant built in grounds so coffee and meals available....More

Thank Lg45now
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to Bellapais before, but the monastery ruins and village were as just as interesting as before. Not quite the type of educational historical site that we would find in the UK, but all the better for that. It's not big, and it...More

Thank Derek P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today before the rush. The ruins are on the coach party itinerary so it can get busy. If you arrive before 10 the walk around is very pleasant but little in the village is open. I have to be honest I do prefer that...More

Thank Colin W
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Hi, We are bringing a group of historians, mainly retired. What are the opening times in May please?
21 February 2015|
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Response from stingytownman | Reviewed this property |
wikipedia Bellapais Abbey - Google search term 'belapaise abbey opening times' The site is also a museum, which hosts a restaurant and a cafe. The Abbey's refectory now serves as a venue for concerts and lectures. In early... More