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St. Hilarion Castle

Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
0533 161 276
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“worth the climb” (72 reviews)
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Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
Nicosia road, Kyrenia, Cyprus
0533 161 276
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place steeped in history but be ready for the stair challenge. The views make the leg ache worth it. A very beautiful spot to look over the rest of kyrenia

Thank leeroy85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of the many castles built through the centuries on the summits above Kyrenia, St Hilarion is the best preserved. Most of it is in ruins, but some parts are well preserved. Most interestingly, it is built in a vast area and over more the 200...More

Thank Lucio F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A magical castle to explore and bring out the child in you. This is exactly the type of place Sleeping Beauty's castle was in my mind when I used to read the fairytale. The climb is definitely worth it.

Thank 144Loopy_Lou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice blue sky and a whole panorama opened from a high point of Nothern Cyprus! You can see almost all the north of the isle!

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from Girne. Luckily we had our own car so very easy to get to. At this time of year it can get a little quite (even the cafe inside was closed, on a Saturday). Lovely views of Girne, the sea and mountains. It...More

Thank UBrummyZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful ruins - almost deserted when we visited - inexpensive and with a small cafe - a guide would help to get the full history and not to miss any of the hidden rooms - superb views from the top

Thank shorttriptraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The climb is steep - not for the faint-hearted - but it's worth the effort. Plenty of stopping places on the way. We visited in March and weather was good.

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome scenery and shows almost half of the girne especially if you go at the peak of the castle . It’s worth a visit

Thank mcmillan c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

St Hilarion was the most visited castle out of the three - we visited in November and there were a lot of people around so it must be packed during the spring/summer season. It is better signposted than the others with more information available -...More

Thank Steph9WP
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Lots of steps but lots of places to take a break too - worth it for the view when you get to the top! Keep going!

Thank BernieLimassol
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18 June 2017|
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Response from Kathleen28 | Reviewed this property |
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16 October 2016|
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Response from malaikascotland | Reviewed this property |
Opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm
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