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Abtei von Bellapais Bellapais Abbey
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All reviews pretty village kybele restaurant well worth a visit lovely village small village peaceful place lovely place to visit stunning views car park worth a trip northern cyprus steeped in history surrounding area cafes and restaurants walk around concert lawrence
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the most beautiful places in Cyprus. Worth of visiting and spending some time enjoying views and tranquility of the place

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins of this monastery are absolutely beautiful, and it's in a great location close to the coast. From the top, you can see the Turkish mountains on a clear day.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Erin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since 1973 the tragic division of Cyprus in two parts has hampered the appreciation of the medieval heritage in the niorthern part. Recently visits get easier, and the authorities demonstrate a more open mind towards the remainders of the Christian and the Crusader past. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank promodick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a sense of our own British history here as well as Roman and Cypriot influences. I wish I could have more time here as there was so much to see. Certainly worth seeing and there are ramps which make most of it accessible although...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah Ellen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

set up on the hillside overlooking Kyrenia Bellapais Monastery is well worth a visit. We visited in January and were lucky that the weather was warm. I imagine in summer it can become very hot and crowded so would advise you visit early.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Louise C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bellapais is a lovely little village. We walked to it from Pia Bella hotel which took about an hour up a hill. The monastery is very pretty and worth a visit. Only 9TL. Doesn't take a huge amount of time to walk round.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KimE780
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Ths monastry is very pretty with a lovely chapel full of icons. The ruins are easily accessible at ground level and you can climb steps that takes you up to roof level. The village of Bellapiase is old and atmospheric with lovely little eateries and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank valmac_12
Reviewed 6 January 2019

A pleasant place to spend half an hour or so and very cheap to get in. It has an interesting history and the remaining ruins are fascinating. Lovely setting and quaint village.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank edmo6778
Reviewed 1 January 2019

essily reached from the main road, a very pretty village with a very interesting Abbey ruin at the end, with various taverns and shops, and two convenient car parks

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 24 December 2018

We have had the services of a guide who told us a lot about the history of this monastery. the monastery is well preserved. The church is imposing. There are some remarkable paintings and bas-reliefs. The garden of the monastery is well arranged and there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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hermass2
26 July 2017|
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Response from Ingridizzet | Reviewed this property |
No u can't camp up there !!!
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sheilaarms63
5 July 2017|
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Response from sid272014 | Reviewed this property |
Same as the other replies I went by taxi about a £5. There is a taxi rank just outside the Abbey.
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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
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