Kyrenia Castle

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  • Kyrenia harbour — The historic Kyrenia harbour is situated on TOA of Cyprus and has a 6,000 year long history, dating back to the time of the Byzantines. The harbour is a small but charming place, where one will find everything from calm ambiance and soothing… …   Wikipedia

  • Kyrenia ship — The Kyrenia ship is the wreck of a 4th century BC Greek merchant ship. It was discovered by Greek Cypriot sponge diver Andreas Kariolou in 1967 and salvaged close to Kyrenia in Cyprus in an expedition directed by Michael Katzev, a graduate… …   Wikipedia

  • Kyrenia — En este artículo sobre geografía se detectaron los siguientes problemas: Necesita ser wikificado conforme a las convenciones de estilo de Wikipedia. Carece de fuentes o referencias que aparezcan en una fuente acreditada. Requiere una revisión… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Kyrenia — ▪ Cyprus Greek  Kirínia,  Turkish  Girne,         city, situated along the northern coast of Cyprus, in the Turkish Cypriot administered area. Founded by the Achaeans, ancient Greek colonists, and fortified by the Byzantines, Franks, and… …   Universalium

  • History of Kyrenia — The history of Kyrenia, a town in the turkish occupied area of Cyprus begins since the Prehistoric times of Cyprus and continues into the present.Prehistoric and Ancient TimesKyrenia dates to the end of the Trojan War when many settlers arrived… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Hilarion Castle — St. Hilarion Castle The Saint Hilarion Castle lies on the Kyrenia mountain range, in Cyprus. It was originally a monastery, named after a monk who allegedly chose the site for his hermitage. Later fortified by Byzantines, it formed the defense of …   Wikipedia

  • Kantara Castle — The Kantara Castle is the easternmost of the castles situated on the Kyrenia mountain range in North Cyprus. Laying at 630 metres above sea level it is well positioned to control the entrances to Karpass Peninsula and Mesaoria plain.It is thought …   Wikipedia

  • Military operations during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus — Date 20 July – 17 August 1974 Location Cyprus Result Turkish occupation of 38% of the island s area …   Wikipedia

  • List of Crusader castles — Krak des Chevaliers was built during the 12th and 13th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller with later additions by Mamluks. It is a World Heritage Site.[1] This is a list of castles in the eastern Mediterranean and …   Wikipedia

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