Kyrenia is a lovely town in Cyprus famous for its marvelous castle and historic harbor. It is situated in the Kyrenia District and features a Mediterranean climate. Summers in Kyrenia are hot and dry while winters are cool with mixed sunny and rainy weather. There is a wide range of discount hotels online that offers the best deals. Book the one that suits your preferences and earn discount codes for hotel reservations made online.
The history of Kyrenia dates back to the Trojan War when it was discovered by the tribe of Achaeans. Archaeological evidences were found in Kyrenia that proved human settlement during the Neolithic era between 5800 BC and 3000 BC.
Events, Landmarks, Activities:
There are several events held in Kyrenia annually, but one of the newly added is the Kyrenia Jazz Festival which is held every month of December. This music festival continues to gain popularity as it features some of the world's best jazz and blues musicians. The most famous landmark in the city is the spectacular Kyrenia Castle which houses a 12th century chapel and a shipwreck museum. Other must-see attractions in Kyrenia include The Anglican Church of St. Andrews, Bellapais Abbey, Fresco Museum and Museum of Decorative Arts.
Renting a car gives you the convenience to explore the city. If you don't know how to drive, you can take the “Lapta Dolmus” (buses) at the city center to get to the beaches. To reach Guzelyurt, you can ride the “Cimen Taxi” (7-seater shared taxi) so you can save up on transportation rate.