The Top 10 Things to Do in Nicosia, Cyprus

The Top 10 Things to Do in Nicosia, Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus (B)

Nicosia, Cyprus is an incredible place to drop your maps, phones, tablets and all other electronic devices to just explore on your own. However, before you do so, this is one place that I’ll tell you is extremely important to understand the history of before you set off on your journey.

Millions of years ago – The city of Nicosia comes up from the ocean, land is known to be home to only the smallest of hippos and elephants.

1567 – The Venetians take over the island and a few years later the venetian walls are built (the star-like fortification).

1963 – A feud breaks out between the Greek-Cypriot’s and the Turkish-Cypriots and the city is divided by the green line. 

Today – History is still very alive and relevant. The two parties are in the midst of trying to solve the issues… to be continued…

Once you have an understanding about the history of the place, you can drop those maps go out and have fun. If there’s one thing to mention, it’s that Nicosia is a hot city filled with hipster bars and upcoming trends. It’s a great place to relax while still being able to feel the vibes of the city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Top 10 Things to Do in Nicosia, Cyprus
Guide Location: Cyprus » Nicosia
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jenna Davis
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Venetian Walls
  • Pieto
  • The Weaving Mill
  • 300
  • Cyprus Archeological Museum
  • Leventis Municipal Museum
  • Shacolas Tower
  • Lost + Found Drinkery
  • Brewfellas
  • Farmagusta Gate
  • Liberty Monument
  • Arch Bishop’s Palace
  • Omeriye Mosque