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During the Roman period, this promontory was first used as a cemetery and later as a quarry. During the Byzantine rule some Christians had settled in the Roman Tombs and in these quarries. The St. Mavra Church is in such a Roman rock tomb. There are frescoes on its walls and on its ceiling.

Shipwreck Museum

Bellapais Monastery

St. Hilarion Castle

Sourpmagar Monastery



Kyrenia castle

Folk Arts Museum

Icon Museum


Karmi Necropolis


Anthipanitis Church

Buffavento Castle

Hz. Omer Tomb

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