Dede", a learned man buried here, gives testimony to the history of Turkish Cypriots.
Apartment blocks of present day Girne are replacing the single-storey houses of Cyprus. Now we are left with the memories of former Girne whose people, in love with nature, earned their living as fisherman or in farming.
So now is the time to discover nostalgic Girne! If you happen to pass by the local bakery, don't forget to buy fresh bread and "bidda"(local pie).