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Palast von Vouni

Bergstrasse | Gemikonagi, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Wonderful views

There is not much left of the Persian palace, and you can only get here with private... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
fabiofort
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Oslo, Norway
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If you're not interested in history, it's still worth it for the views alone

This was the second time we have visited this ancient site as part of a site seeing day to the... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Angela P
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

There is not much left of the Persian palace, and you can only get here with private transportation, but the views from the top of the hill are astonishing. Allow half an hour for The visit. The palace features one of the oldest baths and...More

Thank fabiofort
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This was the second time we have visited this ancient site as part of a site seeing day to the north-western area of Northern Cyprus including Soli just a few miles away (separate review). I'm no ancient history buff by any stretch but there are...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We have visited this ancient ruin every time we have visisted Cyprus over the last 18 or so years. It was built by the Persian rulers of nearby city of Marion in the 5th century BC on a hill some 250 metres (825 feet) above...More

Thank RaymondWalley
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great views from the hilltop up and down the coast but not too much remaining other than wall remnants. But worth a quick visit nonetheless if you're enthusiastic about such things or even just in the area. Soli down the road (with a very tricky-to-spot...More

Thank Amstraveler
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice site with an interesting history you should read! We were there all alone. The view to the sea is very nice. After Vouni go see the nearby ancient village of Soli, the ancient rival!

1  Thank virmontis
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Make this a paired visit with Souli Remains of about 5 periods of settlement, from Persian onwards. Useful leaflet and some labels on site. However these are possibly the best views in TRNC, take water and a picnic, tuck your self under an olive tree...More

Thank lowryepp
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Access is by a narrow road with just a few passing points. Once you arrive at the palace the views over the sea are fantastic. Only the foundations of the palace remain but the various rooms are well signed. Unfortunately, not a site for the...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 21 January 2016

there is not much to see in this archeological place but the view is the best of Cyprus You are between the sea and the mountains

Thank ziannetta
Reviewed 8 May 2015

To the west of Kyrenia and past the orange groves of Guzelyurt this part of North Cyprus is well worth visiting and the site of Vouni Palace (after a steep mountain road to access it) is amazing. It is some 250metres above sea level and...More

1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 18 April 2015

This place is easy to find and is around four miles from the Soli archaeological site. The road up to the site is a little precarious (uphill, narrow and bendy), particularly if you meet a vehicle coming the other way. The entrance fee was 7TL/3...More

1  Thank HolidayForUs
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