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Address: Bellapais village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Abtei von Bellapais

Bellapais Abbey

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Came here with our tour group,the views over Kyrenia are beautiful the monastery itself is full of history it doesn't take long to walk around it.There are several cafes near the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sue W
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here with our tour group,the views over Kyrenia are beautiful the monastery itself is full of history it doesn't take long to walk around it.There are several cafes near the Monastery which are reasonably priced and soak up the peaceful atmosphere.Worth seeing

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Iran
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You may review the History of this place in wonderful nature with all pan aroma view of North Cyprus...

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food although those that ate the lamb enjoyed it more than the fish. Beautiful terrace. Quite expensive.

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Thank Annahubrob
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's ot that nig but it was nice to visit. We had a view over Kyrenia. Its worth a visit for those who love culture.

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north west england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a small place but in a lovely setting with some beautiful views. Well worth a visit for an hours and a few restraints in the village

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Taipei
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ruins of an ancient Monastery is one of the most inspirational and photogenic of the sights in northern CYprus. It is stately in its elegance and the interior of the church deserves time and reverant contemplation. There is a peace here that is well served by a coffee at the cafe next to the Monestary just to continue soaking... More 

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Spikkestad, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting The Bellapais Monastery, was like entering the past time ten. Starting with the view over Kyrenia we had no problems with just staying or sitting looking without a word. Dreaming like lover, which we are :-) a couple of years below the seventies.Entering the Abbey area we just loved beeing there. Could have stayed there several more hours. But,... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful village and it was nice to see. However the monastery can be seen within 10-20 minute walk.

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Thank Jessica M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Abbey of Bellapais (Corrupt name which originally was called Abbaye de la Paix or the Abbey of Peace) is impressive. If we consider that it was built circa of the year 1187, the year on which the city of Jerusalem felt in the hands of Selahaddin Eyyubi and many Christian monks escaped from Jerusalem, this abbey is well preserved.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful place to visit. The restaurant is really good, and reasonable prices. So nice to eat outside and admire the view. Well worth a visit.

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