Old Town of Nicosia Walking Tour
Cyprus, with its lovely capital of Nicosia, is one of the many islands in the Mediterranean. You may turn it over to see either the Greek or Turkish side. How well-known is it that Nicosia is Europe’s last formally divided city? Among the many pedestrians who use Ledra Street, which checkpoints are the most frequently visited? Incredible Venetian buildings may be found in Nicosia. And if you find yourself in one of the Old Town pubs, you must sample one of the daily home-cooked, traditional dinners. Explore Laika Geitonia, Ledra Street, and the great St. John’s Cathedral and Archbishop’s Palace with an engaging local guide and learn the little-known history of this religiously diverse island.
- Professional local tour guide
Route & Duration
Ledra Street connects north Nicosia, the area of the city that is de facto under the jurisdiction of Northern Cyprus, and south Nicosia. It is a significant shopping route in central Nicosia, Cyprus. Across the United Nations buffer zone, it is the location of the former Ledra Street roadblock.
The Shacolas Tower, sometimes known as the "Ledras Tower," is a tall structure in Nicosia, Cyprus. In 1959, it was completed. Originally known as the Manglis Tower, it was constructed by Costas Manglis and served as the location of the General Engineering and Hellenic Mining Company's offices.
The Leventis Municipal
The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia in Nicosia, Cyprus, has archaeological relics, costumes, pictures, medieval ceramics, maps and engravings, jewelry, and furniture.
Laika Geitonia is a historic neighborhood in the walled city of Nicosia, Cyprus. It is located across from the D'Avila bastion and is 0.3 kilometers from Eleftheria Square. The renovation of homes by Laiki Geitonia is an illustration of conventional Cypriot urban design.
Meriye Mosque is in the south section of walled Nicosia, Cyprus. After the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, the mosque became one of the most prominent Muslim worship venues on the island and in the city.
St. John's Cathedral
The Church of Cyprus' principal cathedral is St. John the Theologian. It's in Cyprus's capital, Nicosia. The church was built in the 14th century on the site of a Lusignan-founded Benedictine abbey.
Archbishop of Cyprus resides and conducts official business out of Archbishop's Palace in Nicosia. Built between 1956 and 1960 in a neo-Byzantine style, the palace sits adjacent to the "Old Archbishop's Palace."
Numerous statues are housed within the massive monument. Various statues depicting Greek Cypriot prisoners, peasants, and clergy escaping British authority, while a statue of liberty looks on from the top of the edifice.
In the walls of Nicosia, Cyprus, is a gate known as the Famagusta Gate. The Porta Giuliana, also called Famagusta Gate because to its location near the bottom of Fra Stefano Lusignano's "Chorograffia," is the city's primary entrance.
Ledra Street (In front of Mcdonald's in Ledra Street) See Map
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