Bufavento Castle

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The Bufavento Castle sits astride the Beşparmak (Five Finger) Mountains towards the east of Kyrenia (Girne) and it is the highest of the three castles, with St. Hilarion Castle to the west and Kantara Castle to the east. It was named “Bufavento, because the mount that it was built on is very windy and Bufavento literally means “defier of winds” in Latin. Looking towards the south from the castle, you will be met with the beautiful panoramic view of Nicosia (Lefkoşa).

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