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Nicosia
Nicosia, the capital of the island of Cyprus, has incorporated elements of the many empires and kingdoms that have claimed it over centuries stretching back to the Bronze Age. Narrow winding streets lead visitors from the Cyprus Museum, with its collection of Neolithic and Roman artifacts, to the thick city wall. Built in the 1600s by the Venetians, the wall now divides the ancient part of the city from the modern. Step through the stone gates and enter a place where the past is still alive.

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Cyprus Museum
Cyprus Museum
Attraction type: History Museums
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Machairas Monastery
Machairas Monastery
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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A. G. Leventis Gallery
A. G. Leventis Gallery
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Buyuk Han
Buyuk Han
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Centre of Visual Arts and Research
Centre of Visual Arts and Research
Owner description: The Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR), located on Ermou Street in the heart of the walled city of Nicosia, opened in 2014. CVAR is home to the Costas & Rita Severis... more Owner description: The Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR), located on Ermou Street in the heart of the walled city of Nicosia, opened in 2014. CVAR is home to the Costas & Rita Severis collections, which include paintings, antique costumes and memorabilia related to Cyprus and its neighbours. CVAR also houses a library and research centre with over 5,000 volumes available to scholars and casual readers alike. In its cafe, restaurant and roof terrace, CVAR hosts workshops and seminars, and screens films and slide shows. CVAR hosts a wide range of activities supported by the Foundation and its partners to promote understanding and peaceful coexistence. Come to CVAR for a walk through history and experience the magnificent views described by travellers and visitors centuries ago! From CVAR's unique and historic location, visitors can admire the tiled roofs, the historic palm trees, the countless churches, mosques and monuments of old Nicosia-all with Pentadaktilos as a breathtaking backdrop. less
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks

All places to eat » Places to eat

Syrian Arab Friendship Club
Syrian Arab Friendship Club
Ranked #1 of 852 Restaurants in Nicosia
Price: $2 - $16
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Piatsa Gourounaki
Piatsa Gourounaki
Ranked #2 of 852 Restaurants in Nicosia
Price: $5 - $13
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Barbecue, Greek
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Louis Taverna & Restaurant
Louis Taverna & Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 852 Restaurants in Nicosia
Price: $11 - $20
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Cook Shop
Cook Shop
Ranked #4 of 852 Restaurants in Nicosia
Price: $9 - $13
Cuisines: European, Bistro
Dining options: Lunch, Private Dining
Moondog's Bar & Grill
Moondog's Bar & Grill
Ranked #5 of 852 Restaurants in Nicosia
Cuisines: American, Bar, Hamburgers, Grill, Pub
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Bellapais Monastery Village
3.0 of 5
Bellapais Monastery Village
$43 - $121 (GBP 28 - 78)
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Bellapais
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Citrus Tree Gardens
3.0 of 5
Citrus Tree Gardens
$58 - $65
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Sammy's Hotel
3.0 of 5
Sammy's Hotel
$45 - $74 (GBP 29 - 48)
Ranked #11 of 25 Hotels in Kyrenia
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Aperanti Agrotourism
Aperanti Agrotourism
$54 - $82 (EUR 49 - 75)
Ranked #1 of 12 Nicosia B&B and Inns
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Asty Hotel
2.0 of 5
Asty Hotel
$45 - $240
Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in Nicosia
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Crown Inn Hotel
2.0 of 5 Crown Inn Hotel
$46 - $65
Ranked #9 of 26 Hotels in Nicosia
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Hilton Cyprus
5.0 of 5
Hilton Cyprus
$167 - $283
Ranked #3 of 26 Hotels in Nicosia
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Hilton Park Nicosia
4.0 of 5
Hilton Park Nicosia
$123 - $215
Ranked #6 of 26 Hotels in Nicosia
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Merit Lefkosa Hotel & Casino
5.0 of 5
Merit Lefkosa Hotel & Casino
$197 - $197
Ranked #7 of 26 Hotels in Nicosia
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