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Address: Nicosia, Cyprus
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Located on the Turkush side 5 minute walk from the ledra street crossing. Signposted at the ring of seats 100m from the turkish passport check. If you don't want your passpirt... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Volos, Greece
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Volos, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Located on the Turkush side 5 minute walk from the ledra street crossing. Signposted at the ring of seats 100m from the turkish passport check. If you don't want your passpirt stamped, fill out a white paper :-) well and truly worth the visit. The courtyardbis dotted with cafes with cheap eats .

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It's a traditional old Han (horse parking and motel). These days there's cafes and souvenir shops. Also you can see the traditional water pond where horses used to drink water out of.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You should visit and try Cypriot Coffee. Yo can also eat a local dessert, "Sulu Muhallebi" in here. There are wonderful shops around and in the Han. You need to spent 2 hours at least for touristic trip.

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This building caught our eyes as we were walking down another street. As soon as you walk in it is like you have entered a beautiful oasis. The courtyard is lovely with plants and flowers and lots of handcraft stalls. There were also some popular eateries. We didn't stop at anything, just had a wander round.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A beautiful place with a lot of local craftsmanship shops for tourist prices. Despite there not every cell of this place was occupied by a shop I recommend every tourist to visit this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A nice short walk from ledras street. Beautiful building. Atmospheric. Effectively one of the oldest hotels i the world... All sort of pies made on the spot! Any pastry dish is heavenly. Freshness guaranteed.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The building was planned as a "hotel" . And like all the "hotels" of that time it needed to be safe and sturdy to protect the people inside frome the robbers etc. So it looks more like a fortress. From outside there are no windows on first floor and it looks very boring, but as soon as you get inside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A nice inclosed old market area. Nice for a short visit or a drink. Many tourist pass by for a quick photo. Not very spectacular but worth a visit when your in the area.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is an interesting, 17th century, originally built as an inn for travellers. Sadly, in trying to find a purpose for the building, it has been converted into yet another opportunity for tourists to buy "handicrafts" - some genuinely original, but too much looking mass produced, from the surly shopkeepers - if they bother to speak to you at all.... More 

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Siegen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The Büyük Han is located in the very heart of Leföşe/Nikosia. It has been fully restored and is a melting pot of art, Cypriots, tourists and small businesses. Enjoy a nice cup of Turkish coffee, wander through various arts and have a chitchat with locals and guests. It is a wonderful place to take a rest and enjoy the tranquility... More 

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Address: Nicosia, Cyprus
Location: Europe  >  Cyprus  >  Nicosia District  >  Nicosia

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