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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 peaceful place lovely place to visit stunning views car park worth a trip northern cyprus steeped in history surrounding area cafes and restaurants walk around concert lawrence
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bellapais is a lovely little village. We walked to it from Pia Bella hotel which took about an hour up a hill. The monastery is very pretty and worth a visit. Only 9TL. Doesn't take a huge amount of time to walk round.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KimE780
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ths monastry is very pretty with a lovely chapel full of icons. The ruins are easily accessible at ground level and you can climb steps that takes you up to roof level. The village of Bellapiase is old and atmospheric with lovely little eateries and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank valmac_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant place to spend half an hour or so and very cheap to get in. It has an interesting history and the remaining ruins are fascinating. Lovely setting and quaint village.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank edmo6778
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

essily reached from the main road, a very pretty village with a very interesting Abbey ruin at the end, with various taverns and shops, and two convenient car parks

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had the services of a guide who told us a lot about the history of this monastery. the monastery is well preserved. The church is imposing. There are some remarkable paintings and bas-reliefs. The garden of the monastery is well arranged and there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Abbey is beautiful. The acoustics are amazing here and they often hold classical concerts here. The views are stunning as are the grounds. Many Weddings take place here, as the setting is Idyllic. Bellapais Village is stunning and well worth a visit. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank suegallafant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magical place definitely worth a visit when in Northern Cyprus. Nice restaurants surround the place, offering beautiful views. Magical at night.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vatel2013
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

You need to visit. What a beautiful little place this is. One way in and one way out. With lots of shops and places to eat. The views are amazing and if you love just looking around at building, mountings and little hidden gems. Then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank njl_uk5miler
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Excellent place to visit. Bellapaise village is definately worth a visit. An easy 25min drive from Kyrenia. Situated on the side of the hills overlooking Kyrenia so great views. The Monastry is a lovely place to walk round, well kept and presented. The gardens are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank proyle
Reviewed December 1, 2018

This is a place with a long and fascinating history and fabulous views over the coast. However, the heeds of tourists are not always best served. On some very worn ancient steps there is no handrail, so please beware.

Date of experience: November 2018
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July 26, 2017|
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Response from Ingridizzet | Reviewed this property |
No u can't camp up there !!!
July 5, 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.
February 21, 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