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St. Hilarion Castle

Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
0533 161 276
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Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
0533 161 276
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you go to North Cyprus this is a must to visit, spectacular views over coast, Hard clime to top viewing areas, so not for the faint hearted.

Thank Jasper109
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place to visit, the views alone are worth the climb, there are many, many steps and lots to look around. I found there was a lack of information on the castle when walking round which was a shame but would still definitely recommend!

Thank scaress1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally Impressive. Massive castle complex built on several high points. The photos and other descriptions do it justice. If you visit one historic site - this should be it.

Thank DaveAngel_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three weetabix will do it! Quite a hike up with interesting stop offs on the way. Persevere and you will see one of the most incredible views of the island at the top. Awesome. Knackered. Ate like a horse that night and slept like a...More

Thank ChefJim1972
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful views from many points on the climb to the top. A little bit of a tricky climb with many uneven parts of the steps but well worth the effort to get up there One can only marvel at the skill and endurance of the...More

Thank DAVIDAB2202
Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle is one of the best. It is extremely high and tricky to get to. The various areas have some tricky steps to negotiate. Not for the faint hearted.Worth the effort though.

Thank linandmark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a lot of effort you can reach the peak of seven hundred and thirty two metered. You can either explore the castle and it's towers to the least detail or climb up to the peak.

Thank BorgBenjamin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views here are just incredible, as is the sense of wonder that people could have built this castle so far up in the peaks of the mountains. How brutish and nasty was life that people had to protect themselves in this way....; how convenient...More

Thank AnonEMuis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old castle ruins, quite a lot of steps to climb if you want to get to the top but the whole family made it (12-54 years old) so it isn't too challenging. Not much info around about the history of the castle but it was...More

Thank ylime993
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a decent level of health and fitness I would recommend this walk. It is not a difficult hike to the top, more slightly challenging and so worth it !. (I actually visited in Feb 2016 but I couldn't select that option)

Thank KatieLou000
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Response from Kathleen28 | Reviewed this property |
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17 October 2016|
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Response from malaikascotland | Reviewed this property |
Opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm
17 October 2016|
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Response from Caroline H | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure if this info is up to date, but here goes ]Summer 9.00 – 18.00, last entry: 17.00 Winter 9.00 – 16.30, last entry: 15.30 Costs is either 5 or 10 TYL each hope this helps