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Abtei von Bellapais Bellapais Abbey
| Bellapais Village, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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All reviews pretty village kybele restaurant well worth a visit lovely village small village lovely place to visit peaceful place stunning views car park worth a trip northern cyprus steeped in history surrounding area cafes and restaurants walk around entrance fee concert
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Reviewed yesterday

Very touristy and one of the places to visit if you stay in N Cyprus situated above Kyrenia. Parking on site for a small fee.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank V6157KBmikew
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not easy to find the right turning off the East coast road from traffic-jammed Kyrenia, but with much assistance succeeded, and glad we did. Lovely village to walk around, and spectacular setting over Kyrenia. The monastery is truly monumental nd most have appeared as a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 576davidjames
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth my visit. We went independently in a taxi but also many tours going A few steps to climb but good views of the coast line,sea and beach. Views of village and the rest of the pretty area. Pleasant areas to sit, again socially...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Navigator728950
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is from 11.century . The life of the monks can be observed.The column heads are beautiful which show the belief of the monks. The dining hall has beautiful acoustics and there are concerts here. Bellapais has very nice wiev,placed high on the hill..

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Leyla-TED71
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely monastery in a great location. Far fetching views towards the sea. Value for money and a quaint little village too

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TravelAndFoodz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bellapais monastery worth the walk up the hill plenty of coffee shops and fast food restaurants. Car park under the monastery.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this as part of a tour. It was a nice place with good views over the coastline below. There were quite a few people there but not massively busy. If travelling in April or November check out the concerts that happen around that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank WelshPhys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Monastery sit's up the hill with a nice view of the mediterranean sea. Walking through it is fascinating and they still hold many activities there, music concerts, etc. There is a cute, old village that you have to walk around to see all there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fabulous Monastery in Bellapais is definitely worth a visit if visiting the area of Kyrenia and the entrance fee was minimal. In a lovely village with stunning views of Kyrenia below.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shaz186338
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a great day and a lovely meal , views are fantastic . we done some shopping in the small town and a coffee in one of the bars, a perfect day out

Date of experience: August 2018
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Ingridizzet | Reviewed this property |
No u can't camp up there !!!
6 July 2017|
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Response from sid272014 | Reviewed this property |
Same as the other replies I went by taxi about a £5. There is a taxi rank just outside the Abbey.
22 February 2015|
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Response from stingytownman | Reviewed this property |
wikipedia Bellapais Abbey - Google search term 'belapaise abbey opening times' The site is also a museum, which hosts a restaurant and a cafe. The Abbey's refectory now serves as a venue for concerts and lectures. In early... More