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As the third largest island in the Mediterranean, Cyprus has been occupied by a succession of civilisations over the past 2000 years, all of whom have left their mark. History abounds everywhere; from the three great Crusader castles built in the time of Richard the Lionheart, to the Roman ruins at Salamis, each conquering empire has contributed to the beauty and culture of this remarkable island. Climate: Northern Cyprus is blessed with the most pleasing climate in the whole of Europe. The winters are mild, and rarely extend beyond February, and with over 300 days of sunshine a year, the temperatures can reach into the 70's as early as March. In April and May, Northern Cyprus is at its most beautiful, with fields of wild flowers in full bloom, and the weather is not unlike that of a good English summer. June, July and August are the hottest months and ideal for sun worshippers. Not surprisingly, September and October are the most popular months, when the weather is still wonderful warn (rarely below 80 F), but the evenings are cooler. Currency: The currency of Northern Cyprus is the Turkish Lira - the exchange rate varies daily.
Kyrenia (Girne) is a coastal city located in the north of the island surrounded by the beauties of nature and constituting a showcase for the TRNC. Kyrenia places of interest: Kyrenia Castle, Sunken Vessel Museum, Folklore Museum, Fine Arts Museum, Peace and Freedom Museum, Cafer Pasha Mosque, Hz. Omer Tekkesi, Bellapais Monastery, St. Hilarion Castle,and St. Chrisostomos Monastery
Famagusta grew in size and importance under the Lusignans in the 13th century. Places of interest: Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque, Castle of Othello, Namik Kemal Dungeon, Sinan Pasha Mosque, The Ruins Of Salamis, The Royal Tombs Of Salamis, Kantara Castle and the City Walls.
Nicosia, a city with along history whose greatest development took place under Lusignan rule, is now the Capital of the TRNC. Places of interest: Museum of Atrocities, Ethnographic Museum, the Venetian Column, Arap Ahmet Pasha Mosque, the New Mosque, Haydarpasha Mosque, Library of Sultan Mahmut II, Lapidari Museum, Kumarcylar Han, Dervish Pasha Mansion.
There are many sandy beaches on the north and east coasts, stretching from Famagusta all the way up to "Golden Sands" "Caretta Beaches" in Karpaz Penninsula. Most beaches provide food and drink. On the north coast, the closest beach to Kyrenia is "The Acapulco" which is 4km away. There is, however, usually a small payment to use some of the beaches, however this is well worth it as they are all well kept and very clean.
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