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Address: Bellapais village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Abtei von Bellapais

Bellapais Abbey

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A beautiful building in a lovely setting

The title of my review really says it all. This is quite simply a truly beautiful spot. Concerts are held here from time to time. We have not been, but would like to.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A quick stop on the hillside with quaint local shops the monestary is a great walking destination where you can see some sights, have a bite to eat and be on your way. I'm not sure if it was worth the visit and would have been just as delighted to enjoy the views while sipping on wine and enjoying lunch... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely view having coffee in mid morning sunshine, lovely outside terrace to have a summer evening meal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The title of my review really says it all. This is quite simply a truly beautiful spot. Concerts are held here from time to time. We have not been, but would like to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very nice historic place to visit, there are amazing views from this place and it's a really nice drive to the top, you through go a really nice with shops, restaurants and bars. good for all ages and i would definitely recommend a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basically in ruins, but some halls still intact. The gardens are nicely kept and it only takes an hour or so to get round everything. The courtyard has been planted with very tall, stately cedar (cypress?) trees, which makes for some great shadow-and-light pictures. There is a good café here and a small gift shop, but otherwise not much to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the village of Bellapais with friends recently. It is always nice to be back and remember the good old times we used to drive here before the Turkish invasion of 1974. It is a charming little village close to Kyrenia on the edge of the mountain, built around the ruins of the Abbey, an outstanding structure of extreme... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place with great views of Kyrenia and the sea. Great village with souvenirs to take home with you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the village of Bellapais and in fact visited twice during the very short time that we were in Kyrenia. The monastery is stunning and beautiful and the little village is full of art and craft as well as unusual jewellery to purchase. Nice little cafes and restaurants too and on a fine day this is a fabulous place... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 8 euros each way to get to the Monastery, but money well spent. A great example of ancient architecture with a fantastic view over Kyrenia and the coastline. There are many flights of uneven stone stairs so be careful. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful monastery in a beautiful little village called Bellapais. The drive to the monastery was excellent. Quant village with gorgeous mediterranean style houses. Once we arrived, the monastery was fun to walk around. We had our tour guide Franz from SideTours explain the history of Bellapais and this sacred place! There were also places to snack right outside the... More 

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