Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.
Kyrenia also known as Girne is a city located in North of Cyprus. Nicosia is capital of Cyprus. Cyprus is a historical island. It is full of culture that spans 10000 years. It is one of the oldest civilization place in the Mediterranean. There are many fascinating cultural sights, museums, monuments and galleries sited in Cyprus.
It is situated at the crossroads of three continents Europe, Asia and Africa. Turkey is located in the South, Syria and Lebanon in the West, Egypt in North and Greece in South East.
Cyprus is a major tourist destination in Mediterranean.
Cyprus is partitioned between Turkey and Greece. Northern Cyprus is also known as Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The South of Cyprus is know as Greek Cyprus.
The official language of North Cyprus is Turkish and its currency is Turkish Lira (TRY). The North and South of Cyprus is partitioned by a border. Greek, Turkish or Arabic is the language used in the Greek Cyprus and its currency is Euro (EUR).
Ercan International Airport is the main airport. It is located in North of Nicosia, near the village of Kirklar.
Kyrenia also known as Girne is located in the North Cyprus. Kyrenia is perfect holiday destination for those who are looking for a relaxing break to get away from daily routine.
Kyrenia has a lot of historical, natural and cultural places which will never let you get bored. It's climate is Mediterranean, it is surrounded by the sea at one side and the five fingers mountain range on the other. There are lots of hotels, sandy beaches, and excellent activities to enjoy in this city. This city is home to a wide range of flora and fauna including many different varieties of orchids.
It is perfect for hill walking and scenic tours. There are a number of castles in and around Kyrenia and the harbour itself is overlooked by Kyrenia castle. This castle is also home to the famous shipwreck museum where you can view the wreckage of ancient ships.
There are lots of neighboring villages which also show some excellent sights. Esentepe is famous for its historic buildings, Ozankoy is famous for its spectacular plants. Lapta is a coastal town that has some of the best fresh water springs.
The locals in Kyrenia are extremely friendly and welcoming. There are a lot of shops, cafes and bars found near the harbour.
Girne is an easy city to navigate city – the main city can be approached from the motorway which ends in a central roundabout, next to Belediye Meydani and a large car park.
There are two main streets that come from this roundabout, the city’s two main streets head east and west.
Apart from the harbour and the castle, there’s a lot more things hidden away in Girne steep alleys. The Anglican Church, the Cafer Paşa Camii, the Ottoman Cemetery and the Chrysopolitissa Church bring spirtual life to the town.
There is a tiny Folk Art Museum and Icon Museum that depicts the cultural life of the city. attest to the spiritual life of the town, the tiny Folk Art Museum and Icon Museum to its cultural life.
Kyrenia castle, located at the old harbour. Kyrenia castle was built in 16th-century by the Venetians over a previous Crusader fortification.
There are numerous cafés and restaurants in Girne that offer a wide variety of food.
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