Places to visit in İskele:
- Iskele Beach Road
- Kantara Castle
- Panayia Thedokou Church (Pier Icon Museum)
- Ayios Yakavos Chapel Church (Church of St. James)
Iskele Beach Road
Iskele Beach Road, which is one of the busiest places in Iskele, is the center of attention of many tourists and also locals. There are many activities to do both day and night. During the day you can hike, rent a bike or swim in the sea. The Iskele Beach Road, which also has a large playground, is also the center of attention for families with children. At night, you can relax on the grass under the moon view, wave sounds and shining stars reflected in the sea, or take advantage of the cafes and stands that are open every night. If you come to special occasions, open air concerts and whispering wave sounds will give you a unique night.
The Kantara Castle, built by the Byzantines in the 10th century, was built as a watchtower on a rocky rock at an altitude of 600 meters. During the Crusaders, he was besieged by Richard Richard the Lionheart ’. Nowadays it is the center of attention of tourists and locals with its magnificent field of view, refreshing weather and architecture.
Panayia Thedokou Church (Pier Icon Museum)
Iskele Icon Museum is an architecture that was used as a church in the past in the center of the district. It underwent maintenance in 1804. Most of the paintings from ancient times are kept inside the church. On 23 May 1991, the TRNC Department of Antiquities and Museums was commissioned as the İskele Icon Museum.
Ayios Yakavos Chapel Church (Church of St. James)
Porcelain plates adorn the inner walls of Iskele Ecevit Square is a Byzantine church. Until 1974, there were 2 icons of Jesus Christ and Virgin Mary in the church. It was restored in March 2009 by the Ministry of Tourism and put into service under the name of Ayios Yakavos Chapel Church affiliated to the Tourism Promotion and Marketing Department.