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  Kyrenia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kyrenia (Greek: Κερύνεια Keryneia; Turkish: Girne) is a town in the break-away Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Osman Türkay a Turkish Cypriot poet of international stature and a nominee for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988, was born in Kyrenia.
Kyrenia at present is populated by Turkish Cypriots and British Expatriates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kyrenia   (834 words)

 Kyrenia Cardiac Center
The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the Kyrenia Heart Center is the only interventional cardiology center in the county of Queens and one of the few centers in New York offering access to all the latest devices used in catheter-based treatment of heart disease.
The Electrophysiology (EP) laboratory at the Kyrenia Heart Center is the only comprehensive adult electrophysiology laboratory in the county of Queens, equipped with state-of-the-art digital fluoroscopy equipment designed especially for electrophysiology procedures.
The Kyrenia Center is dedicated both to decreasing morbidity and improving the quality of life of our patients.
www.nyhq.org /kyrenia/main.html   (1594 words)

 Kyrenia - North Cyprus - IndigoGuide Kyrenia
Kyrenia's natural setting is the envy of the island and arguably the most beautiful in the whole of Cyprus.
Today Kyrenia's population is beginning to swell, but this time it's mostly with expatriates drawn to the region by its mild climate and relaxed pace of life.
Most visitors to Kyrenia stay in one of the nearby resort complexes, as accommodation in the historic centre is limited.
www.indigoguide.com /cyprus/kyrenia.htm   (454 words)

 Cyprus Cities -Kyrenia
This is why Kyrenia is one of the most picturesque towns in the Mediterranean, situated in a peaceful, setting 2000ft below the castle of st Hilarion, perched atop the rocks of the Five Finger mountain range.
It is claimed that Kyrenia was established by the Akas migrated from peloponnesus in the 10th century BC.
The horse-shoe shaped harbor is the focal point of the town.The historical Kyrenia harbor, with its colorfulnfishing boats and yachts, and with its lively bars and cafes, is the heart of Kyrenia both for locals and the tourists.
www.pacific-rentals.com /cyprus/kyrenia.htm   (648 words)

Kyrenia Harbour on a summer nightIn its heyday the town harbour was lined with warehouses in which were stored the fruits of the countryside whilst they awaited export.
Kyrenia at present is populated by Turkish Cypriots and Turkish settlers.
While the people of Kyrenia were brutally expelled from their ancestral homes and were forced to endure the pain and suffering of being refugees in their own country, they have not disappeared.
www.mlahanas.de /Cyprus/Geo/Kyrenia.html   (795 words)

 North Cyprus Properties - Information About Kyrenia
Situated on the north coast of Cyprus, Kyrenia, with its 6,000 year long history, unique remains of countless civilisations, miles of natural beaches, calm sea, and mild climate is an idyllic Mediterranean town.
Overlooking the entrance to the harbour is Kyrenia Castle.
As the sun sets, Kyrenia harbour again becomes the focus of activity as the locals take their evening stroll and the cafés and bistros that face the sea prepare for their nightly trade.
www.kyrenia-properties.net /kyrenia.htm   (449 words)

 Kyrenia Cyprus - tourist capital of Turkish Cyprus
Kyrenia is known for its historic harbour, in previous days lined with warehouses in which were stored the fruits of the countryside whilst they awaited export.
A road was constructed through the mountain pass to connect Kyrenia Cyprus to the island's capital, Nicosia, and the Kyrenia harbour was repaired and expanded to accommodate increasing trade with the opposite coast.
Kyrenia Cyprus has an icon museum housed in a church which was dedicated to the Archangel Michael, a ruined small Christian church behind the Kyrenia harbour, the Anglican church of St Andrew's.
www.turkishcyprus.com /about-trnc-kyrenia-cities-towns.html   (869 words)

 Northern Cyprus Kyrenia history Kings Court
Kyrenia is famous for its delightful horse-shoe-shaped harbor and nearby Castle.
Fishing boats, colorful yachts and excursion boats are moored in this pretty spot and to the East of the harbor, is the Kyrenia Castle, a truly magnificent edifice built by the Byzantine in the 9th century to ward off Arabs invaders.
Above the village of Catalkoy, a few km from the east of Kyrenia with 954 m above sea level, the highest of the three former Byzantine castle of the Five Finger Mountains.
www.cyprus-holiday.com /kingscourt/flash-site/kyrenia.html   (790 words)

 North Cyprus Property Management and Rentals Ltd - Kyrenia, North Cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kyrenia is a beautiful town on the north coast, no more than a 30-minute drive from the centre of Lefkoşa.
The jewel of Kyrenia, and indeed the north, is the wonderful horseshoe-shaped harbour filled with yachts, fishing boats and tourist boats, around which are restaurants, bars, hotels and shops, and the impressive Byzantine fort, the backdrop to all of which is the austere and craggy Kyrenia Mountain Range.
Currently inhabited mostly by foreigners, the village is a little oasis with its perfectly kept houses and gardens, small windy streets with the sound of trickling water nearby, and an abundance of flowers and trees to keep the heat of the summer at bay.
www.northcypruslynx.com /Kyrenia.asp   (711 words)

 Kyrenia II
In this context the importance of the Kyrenia Ship is significant, as it is the best-preserved ship of the Classical period of Greek civilisation ever found to date.
In February 1988 "Kyrenia II’ was transported to Japan and sailed its ports and was finally exhibited in the ancient capital of Japan Nara, marking the Silk Road Celebrations.
Another replica was constructed in Japan, Kyrenia III, and is now permanently exhibited in the town of Fukuoka, a permanent ambassador of Cyprus and Greece.
www.shipping.gov.cy /history/kyrenia_ii.htm   (562 words)

 Kyrenia Castle - Kyrenia, North Cyprus
The castle which lies to the north - east of Kyrenia dominates the harbour and is built on the tetragonal form.
The construction of the Kyrenia Castle which according to ancient historians and travellers was very important for the defence of the island, can be examined in three stages based on historical sources and existing remains.
In the guardrooms of the Lusignan Period, lying at the east of the castle, there is the shipwreck museum opened in the year 1976.
www.cypnet.co.uk /ncyprus/city/kyrenia/castle/index.html   (924 words)

 Kyrenia ship
In 1974 Kyrenia, and the rest of Northern Cyprus, was occupied by Turkey.
Kyrenia II is often used as a floating ambassador of Cypriot culture, and has visited many parts of the world.
The Kyrenia ship, Kyrenia II, and Kyrenia Liberty have become symbols of national pride for many Cypriots and a symbol of their lost home town for many Greek-Cypriot refugees from Kyrenia.
www.mlahanas.de /Cyprus/History/KyreniaShip.html   (416 words)

 Kyrenia Hillside Villas
Project is a luxury development of eleven 3 bedroom villas in Kyrenia and within public works service area.
The gentle slope of the cliff over which the villas are located enables each villa to have magnificent views of the Kyrenia, mountains and the Mediterranean Sea.
Kyrenia Hillside project start date is 30 January 2006 and the deadline for completion is 30 January 2007.
www.north-cyprus-properties.com /kyrenia-hillside/default.asp   (262 words)

 North Cyprus - Kyrenia
Kyrenia still keeps its attractiveness with many restaurants and bars at the Harbour and good hotels throughout the city, along, the coastline.
Also Kyrenia Castle at the Harbour and the Shipwreck Museum, The St. Hilarion Castle, The Bellapais Abbey, The Kantara Castle and Buffavento Castle are the most attractive.
Kyrenia is the little girl of the Mediterranean, sometimes cute, sometimes mysterious, but always very beautiful.
www.simogendevelopment.com /NorthCyprus_Kyrenia.html   (392 words)

The Greek Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael in occupied Kyrenia, from the sea.
The Greek Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael in occupied Kyrenia, from one of Kyrenia's peaceful neighborhoods.
The Greek Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael in occupied Kyrenia, with its distinctive Bell-tower.
kypros.org /Occupied_Cyprus/kyrenia   (399 words)

 Kyrenia, North Cyprus
Kyrenia's charming and tiny harbour, full of yachts and fishing boats, is framed by the colossal hulk of its Crusader castle.
The beautiful harbour is dominated by the majestic Kyrenia Castle which houses a museum containing the remains of an ancient ship which was salvaged from the sea.
Subsequently enlarged and strengthened by the Lusignans and then the Venetians, the castle is now home to many historical artefacts and is the current resting-place of the world's oldest shipwreck.
www.cypnet.co.uk /ncyprus/city/kyrenia   (537 words)

 WorldTravelGate.net® - The History of Kyrenia, Cyprus.
The Achaeans (a Greek race in ancient Greece) gave their name to the coast east of Kyrenia -the coast of the Achaeans.
Remains of people of Achaean origin, their artefacts and bones can be found in the famous Castle of Kyrenia, where a museum was set up just before the Turkish invasion in the summer of 1974.
Strabo testifies that Dyme was 60 stadia from Araxo and later, in 756 BC, it was amalgamated with the neighbouring city of Oleno and other cities.
www.mideasttravelling.net /cyprus/kyrenia/kyrenia_history.htm   (818 words)

 Kyrenia Holidays Northern Cyprus
During the day, Kyrenia Harbour is sleepy and relaxed, but as sunset beckons, there is a magical transformation as locals take their evening stroll and the restaurants and tavernas prepare for their guests.
Kyrenia is an ideal base to explore Northern Cyprus, and it has some of the island's best accommodation.
West of Kyrenia lies 'the garden of Northern Cyprus', with citrus orchards, verdant forests and fertile plains.
www.cyprusparadise.com /kyrenia.shtml   (306 words)

 Kyrenia & Famagusta Resorts in Northern Cyprus
Kyrenia is the prettiest town on the island, a tranquil seaside resort of the type that has all but died out elsewhere in the Mediterranean.
This is why Kyrenia is one of the most picturesque towns in the Mediterranean, situated in a peaceful setting 2000 ft below the castle of St Hilarion, perched atop the rocks of the Besparmak mountain range.
Kyrenia has retained its charm and is a favourite of many of its visitors.
www.flytwi.co.uk /about_resorts.htm   (515 words)

 Kyrenia - A Very Special Town
Kyrenia, also known as Girne, is the jewel in North Cyprus's crown.
By day, Kyrenia offers an insight into life as it was some forty years ago on other Mediterranean islands.
The taste of fresh local seafood, the tangle of voices intertwined with the dulcet tones of soft ambient music, and a warm sea breeze ambling in off the Mediterranean Sea makes you glad to be on such an idyllic island.
www.cyprus-properties.com /cyprus/kyrenia.htm   (276 words)

 The Kyrenia Ship
From evidence gathered so far it is suggested that the Kyrenia ship was operating between Dodecanese islands, Cyprus and Syria, along the Anatolian coast.
The excavation of Kyrenia ship gave the opportunity to scientists to apply new techniques for excavating and preserving such objects.
Both the ship and its cargo are now exhibited in the Kyrenia Castle which for the time being is inaccessible to the people of Cyprus, due to the Turkish invasion in July, 1974.
enostos.net /cdrom/kyrenia_ship.html   (830 words)

 Kyrenia - The offical website for Kyrenia
Kyrenia is famous with its sandy and clean beaches.Please click on the link to view our "kyrenia beach" page.Pictures are available in the page.Acapulco beach and Escape beach are two famous beaches in Kyrenia.
This is the only map of Kyrenia, show roads and important points in Kyrenia such as Gas stations, schools,historical places.
Kyrenia is home to more than 60 restaurants and 30 cafes and bars, offering menus and food from more than 10 countries and regions.
www.pacific-rentals.com /kyrenia   (224 words)

 Properties in Kyrenia North Cyprus, Buying Propety, Property Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
North Cyprus Kyrenia, known as the Riviera of North Cyprus, is booming with tourists and property seekers alike.
Kyrenia is centrally located in Northern Cyprus, and is famous for its quaint Old harbour both visitors and locals sit in one of the many outdoor restaurants on the harbour, while enjoying the old ships in the harbour, a tour of the Kyrenia Castle and historic Ship Museum.
Kyrenia properties are highly popular and those being sold within an hour of the beautiful harbour town are considered very strong investments due to the current boom in economy and tourism in Northern Cyprus.
www.evergreendevelopments.com /northern_cyprus/real_estate/kirenya_properties.php   (363 words)

 kyrenia holidays hotels holiday north cyprus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Kyrenia holidays hotels, Hotel Club Z Holiday Complex is in centre Kyrenia, within walking distance to Byzantine Castle (Girne Castle), picturesque yacht harbour, the main shopping street, amenities and more.
The first settlement in the Kyrenia area dates back to Neolithic times, and under the influence of the Anatolian coastal civilisations during the Bronze Age, the population in the region grew.
Century A.D. although the castle was further extended and fortified by both the Lusignans and the Venetians.
www.hotelclubz.com /kyrenia_hotels_holidays.html   (435 words)

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It sank off the coast of Kyrenia and was raised as a national relic, from the waters of Kyrenia some years ago.
The shipwreck of Kyrenia, a bridge that fills the gap between Homeric and Hellenistic times, occurred with a harsh whim of fortune, sharing the fate of Hellenism in Cyprus.
The Greek ship of Kyrenia, one of the innumerable vessels aboard which, for thousands of years, Hellenism has incessantly been sailing from the "shores of Homer" "for exploration" and "trade", ultimately found itself captive in the entrenchments of Attilla.
www.greece.org /poseidon/work/cyprus/kyr421_6.html   (1166 words)

 Property for Sale in Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus.
Throughout the Kyrenia region, towns and villages such as Alsancak, Tatlisu, Lapta, Esentepe, Bellapais, West Kyrenia and Ozankoy are sought after for their natural beauty and proximity to the Mediterranean coast.
Bellapais is also famous for its Abbey, and it is believed that the Greek Bishops of Kyrenia had a residence on the site of the Abbey, seeking refuge here from the Arab raids on the coastal areas during the seventh to tenth centuries.
With the increasing demand for quality properties by locals and foreigners alike, investment into Kyrenia’s harbour area, old town and its surrounding regions is expected to continue, with ongoing improvement in the local economies and infrastructure for building and tourism.
www.sunshineestates.net /reg_sum/kyrenia.html   (524 words)

 A Guide to the Antiquities of Kyrenia
The Turks came to Kyrenia in 1570 and the town remained under their administration until 1878, when there was a break of 96 years until 1974.
From a backdoor in Kyrenia, one looked up to the mountain which was all aglow with forest fires, but it was the army approachíng the pass from the coast, rather than the castle garrisons which cleared the bogaz.
The Kyrenia range presents contrasting views from the northern and southern sides: on the latter it appears like a tame range of hills, whereas from the seaward side the range presents a rugged grandeur.
www.stwing.upenn.edu /~durduran/drky1.html   (16998 words)

 Kyrenia hotels, discount, budget and luxury accommodation. Cyprus hotels in Kyrenia
Dome Hotel is perfectly situated in the centre of Kyrenia, right on the sea front and within a few minutes of walking distance from the attractions...
Club Simena is located in a fertile citrus region between the mountains and the coast, approximately 15 km west of Kyrenia, the picturesque resort...
Manolya Hotel is situated 10 km from Kyrenia (Girne), in the town of Lapta, where the green Besparmak Mountains and the blue Mediterranean come...
kyrenia.cybercityguides.com   (300 words)

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