Attractions

Top Choice Church in Morfou (Güzelyurt)

Agios Mamas Orthodox Church

Dedicated to the island’s beloved tax-repelling patron saint, this church was formerly the site of a pagan temple. Before the 1974 Turkish invasion of the North, the faithful used to visit the ancient marble tomb of…
Archaeological Site in The Northwest

Ancient Soloi

One of Cyprus’ ancient city kingdoms, Soloi was originally referred to as Si-il-lu, on an Assyrian tribute list that dates from 700 BC.The site consists of two main parts: the basilica near the entrance to the site,…
Historic Building in The Northwest

Mavi Köşk

Probably the most eccentric sight in Northern Cyprus, Mavi Köşk (Blue House) was supposedly built by Paulo Paolides, lawyer to Archbishop Makarios III. Lavishly fitted out in the retro-tastic style of the day, the r…
Archaeological Site in The Northwest

Ancient Vouni

The ruins may be sparse but the views here are truly glorious and well worth the trip. On a superb hilltop location, this ancient site originally housed a palace and extensive building complex dating back to the 4th…
Monastery in The Northwest

Agios Panteleimon Monastery

This monastery, dedicated to the healer Saint Panteleimon, was originally built in the 15th century, but completely renovated in 1770. Its wealth came from the surrounding farmland and as more people were needed to …
Museum in Morfou (Güzelyurt)

Archaeological & Natural History Museum

Next door to the Agios Mamas Orthodox Church, this little museum’s upper floor displays some extraordinary finds from the archaeological site of Soloi and the nearby Bronze Age site of Toumba tou Skourou, as well as…
Beach in The Northwest

Horseshoe Beach

Horseshoe Beach has a lonely position at the eastern edge of the Koruçam Peninsula and the clear water here makes it great for swimming and snorkelling.
Beach in The Northwest

Yedidalga Beach

This pebbled public beach with stretches of imported sand has a wooden pier for diving and swimming, a small bar and restaurant, a changing room and toilet facilities. It is well signposted and easily found.
Beach in The Northwest

Asmalı Beach

Asmalı Beach is slap in front of the village of Yeşilirmak (Limnitis). It’s a clean pebbled beach, with a few restaurants surrounding it, catering to those who travel this far.