Hotels in Kyrenia

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Kyrenia is a city that is located in the country of Cyprus. It is a super place to visit whether you are traveling alone or with your family. There are many things to see and do in Kyrenia, so even the hard to please should find plenty to keep them occupied. Kyrenia is best known for the historic castle and harbor located within its borders. The harbor is a popular place for the local people are well as visitors to the area, especially during the summertime. Boat tours leave from the harbor, and there are many restaurants at harbor side, which feature outdoor dining. The Kyrenia Castle is located at the eastern end of the harbor. It was built during the Byzantine era, and today houses a shipwreck museum. Bits of architecture from the British, the Crusaders, the Ottomans, and the Venetians as well as the Byzantines help to dress up the castle, and make it the beautiful site it is today. Budget hotels in Kyrenia are available that are close to this and other historical points of interest.Visitors to Kyrenia will also want to see the Bellapais Abbey, the icon museum, the ancient Greek Orthodox church, and several castles. Perched atop the Kyrenia mountain range, you will find Kantara Castle, built in 1191, Buffavento Castle, which was once a prison, and St. Hilarion Castle, which was once a monastery. There is a casino at one of the discount hotels in Kyrenia, where visitors go to try their luck.