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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

Nice walk with lovely scenic views. There is a cafe part of the way up as well where you can buy drinks.

Thank JulesbSouthLondon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great views down to the sea and kyrenia. Very interesting history. Toilet cafe gifts. Need good shoes and be able to climb.

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. Quite a lot of steps and can get very hot, so early morning or late afternoon are best if you are a little on the wrong side of 60.

Thank Elma M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit, great views from the walls. Shipwreck museum is also good with prehistoric boat and artifacts. Little café inside a bit annoying that they charge a euro for the loo!

Thank Brad .
Reviewed 1 week ago

a crusader castle right at the top of the mountain- steps too steep for me to make it! but I could still see and appreciate it

Thank mcwDurham
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you love stunning views and folklore then this castle is a must! strongly advise you wear comfortable sturdy footwear, bring water (although there is a cafe before the entrance you can stock up on supplies) and definitely bring a camera!!! the climb to the...More

Thank MermaidStarfish
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit to this beautiful tourist attraction. You must be reasonably fit as there are many steps to climb. Fantastic views and a worthwhile the effort of the climb. Excellent tour guide.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on the foundations of the former hermitage of St Hilarion, this castle was built, by the Venetians to command the road which leads through a pass in the mountains dividing Kyrenia and Nicosia. In has beautiful views across the coastal plain leading to the...More

Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

St. Hilarion Castle is a must see in the North (it did take me many years of visiting the island before I did this!) and the views that you have are wonderful: the mountains and the blue sea. Inside, frankly there isn't much (much better...More

Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 1 week ago

You drive up the mountain to a cafe car park with toilets. You then pay to walk up into the castle grounds, which is accessed by a lot of steps. There is a café within the castle if you need a rest. The views over...More

Thank Tina K
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What are the opening hours of the castle ? The only information I found was from from LP and it was wrong !
16 October 2016|
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Response from malaikascotland | Reviewed this property |
Opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm
What are the opening hours of the castle ? The only information I found was from from LP and it was wrong !
16 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
Staffan P
How much time do you need minimum there?
14 August 2016|
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Response from Stephen H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other responders. A couple of hours should allow you to get to the top and have a look around. It is a steepish climb and not suitable for disabled or infirm, with scant regard to health and safety. The... More