North Cyprus Cities


Nicosia is the capital city of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The City is the major centre for arts, culture, diplomacy and business. Nicosia has a great variety of sights and tourist attractions.

In the old city, Nicosia has beautiful examples of Gothic and Ottoman architecture.

Must-see places in Kyrenia are listed down:

  • Selimiye Mosque (St. Sophia Cathedral)
  • Kyrenia Gate
  • The Great Inn (Büyük Han)
  • Dervish Pasha’s House (Ethnographical Museum)
  • The Museum of Barbarism
  • The Lusignan House
  • Lapidary Museum
  • The Mevlevi Tekke and Museum of Museum of Whirling Dervishes


The touristic center of North Cyprus is Kyrenia situated on the north coast of Cyprus. Kyrenia is possibly the best holiday area on the island, you can catch the nostalgia by visiting the old charming harbour where yachts and fishing boats. Right near the sea, there are a lot of cafes and restaurants. There is history to see everywhere in the town.

Must-see places in Kyrenia are listed down:

  • The Bellapais Monastery
  • Kyrenia Sourpmagar Monastery
  • St. Hilarion Castle
  • The Anthipanitis Church
  • Fascinating Buffavento Castle
  • The Folk Arts Museum
  • Icon Museum
  • The Kyrenia Castle
  • The Kyrenia Harbour
  • The Hz. Ömer Tomb


Famagusta is a fascinating with full of interesting city to discover. The City is known for its beautiful, sandy beaches. Famagusta has preserved important historical sites from the ancient times. Outside the city, the old town of Famagusta has lots of spectacular history to visit.

The spectacular ruins of Salamis and St. Barnabas Icon, Archaeological Museum, Lala Mustafa Paşa Mosque and Venitian Ruins, Incirli Caveare the most lovable places in this city.

The Karpaz Peninsula

The Karpaz peninsula stretches to cover the remainder of the north eastern shores of Northern Cyprus. The only convenient way of exploring karpaz is by car with golden sandy finest beaches, famous wild donkeys, historical and archaeological sites, Christian churches and traditional Cypriot villages; the Karpaz Peninsula is perfect for those who want to explore this fantastic area with hidden history.

Karpaz is like an open area museum with so many ancient towns, basilicas, monuments, Byzantine churches, tombs and ruins. The last and most significant site to see is the Monastery of Apostolos Andreas (St. Andrew), which is and its outbuildings are being renovated.

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