Cyprus Photos: Bellapais Abbey
Thursday 5 October 2006
This twelfth-century monastery is located near the north coast of Cyprus, to the
south-east of Kyrenia (Girne), set on the side of a mountain.
It was originally occupied by a French brotherhood, the Order of Premontre, and
was known to them as the "Abbaye de la Paix", from where the word Bellapais
Looking from Bellapais to the harbour at Kyrenia.
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