Nicosia – Sightseeing

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Discovering the CityNicosia

Wander through the charming streets of Nicosia’s Old Town, where you’ll discover hidden gems like traditional coffee shops, boutique stores, and centuries-old churches.

Don’t miss the opportunity to stroll along the city’s iconic Venetian walls and explore landmarks like the Cyprus Museum and the Leventis Gallery.
Heritage Walks

Venetian Walls: Impressive fortifications dating back to the 16th century, offering panoramic views of the city.

Old Town: Lost in the alleys of the Old Town and enjoy the weather at one of the little local cafe shops.

Eleftheria Square: A modern public square known for its iconic “Freedom Monument” and vibrant atmosphere.


Historical Monuments

Pancyprian Gymnasium: It is the oldest still operational high school in Cyprus, founded in 1812.

Liberty Monument: A striking sculpture commemorating Cyprus’ struggle for independence, located in the heart of the city.

Famagusta Gate: A well-preserved Venetian gate that once served as an entrance to the city’s fortified walls.


Religious Sites

Faneromeni Church: A historic Orthodox church dating back to the 19th century, known for its stunning architecture and religious significance.

Agios Ioannis Cathedral: The main cathedral of Nicosia, featuring beautiful frescoes and ornate decorations.

Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church: A Byzantine church located in the heart of the old town, known for its intricate mosaics and ancient ruins.



Athalassa Park: A sprawling green space on the outskirts of Nicosia, featuring picnic areas, nature trails, and a serene lake perfect for outdoor recreation.

Pedieos River Park: Nestled along the tranquil banks of the Pedieos River, Pedieos River Park offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of Nicosia.

Akropolis Park: Situated in the heart of Nicosia’s Akropolis neighborhood, Akropolis Park is a beloved community gathering spot known for its vibrant atmosphere and recreational amenities.



Ledra Street: Nicosia’s bustling pedestrian thoroughfare, lined with shops, cafes, and historic buildings.

Nicosia Shopping Mall: With a diverse range of shops, boutiques, and international brands, the mall offers something for everyone, from fashionistas to tech enthusiasts.

Makariou Street: As the city’s main commercial artery, it buzzes with activity throughout the weekends, drawing shoppers with its wide array of fashion, accessories, and luxury goods.


Helpful InformationTips for Sightseeing

Rent a Bike

It's a convenient and eco-friendly way to navigate around town

Beat the Heat

Avoid the midday to enjoy cooler temperatures during Cyprus's hot summers.

Stay Hydrated

Remember to stay hydrated by bringing a resusable water bottle with you.


Join our excursions where licensed tour guides provide insightful commentary.
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