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Ledra Street, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 15, 2014

It's nice to cross the border to see how time has stood still , and interesting to see bullet holes in the buildings as you cross to the other side, be warned if you buy any of the fake goods and try to walk them...More

10  Thank PH D
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 12, 2012

A big note that this is Ledra's street crossing point. It is NOT a border. Boarders divide countries. Cyprus is country on its whole, with its northern part being occupied by the Turkish troops since 1974 when Turkey invated to Cyprus.

7  Thank MarLan79
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you carry a valid passport or ID card, it is very easy to cross from the Greek to the Turkish part of Nicosia at Ledra Street. Minimum of formalities, and no pressure of any kind. Well worth the experience, sad that a formal crossing...More

Thank chrisaugust
Reviewed 1 week ago

The streets around still have concrete barricades as reminders of the war of 74. Ledra street is the only pedestrian-only border crossing point between North and South Cyprus. It is a real international border between two countries and formalities must be observed as at any...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ledra Street is the modern type checkpoint Charlie crossing from the Greek Cypriot to the Turkish Cypriot side of Nicosia. The border post officials are totally disinterested on their function and it seems to be automated without a smile or acknowledged greeting. The difference between...More

Thank stephnea2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its incredibly easy to cross between the borders and on both sides there is nothing to be alarmed by as a tourist. The checks take no more than a few minutes and when you look at the street both sides look pretty identical and you...More

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see UN peacekeepers with blue berets, experience the reality of the world's only divided capital city and see the Northern side of Nicosia then this is the way to do it. Our children were fascinated by walking through "no man's land"...More

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went past the border crossing felt very quiet sad and down , I wish and hope for peace one day one day very soon !!!! For me my wife and children Mr Constantinou in hope !!!!!

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crossing from Greek Cyprus into Tukish north Nicosia. The Turkish invasion in 1974 seized Northern Cyprus which remains under Turkish control (illegally).UN troops still maintain the border which separates the two factions.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the installation is mildly interesting and marks the entrance to the crossing point. wouldn't go out of my way to see it.

Thank karenhenson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying in the north so came on a free tour. So we had the background from a local north Cypriot guide and I can’t understand why in 2018 there is Still a need for this. Going in to Cyprus is fine however don’t...More

Thank parker2202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be aware that on the Greek side there are no sign posts to help find the crossing. There may be a short delay processing through Turkish customs but no more than a few minutes. Some great little cafés, bars & restaurants offering choice, good value...More

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JANal50
October 20, 2018|
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Response from Dzeny | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the Turkish side in Kyrenia and visited the Greek part. Kyrenia is a port and a nice town to visit, especially the castle. The Ercan airport is 42 kilometers far from Kyrenia and we payed 30 Euro the taxi to get... More
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viorel762018
October 15, 2018|
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Response from bergerts | Reviewed this property |
interesting question... the border patrol on both sides read the passport automatically, so they might have access to previous data.
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Mag M
October 12, 2018|
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Response from Spike C | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the Cypriot government about this
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