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Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory

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Must visit if not crossing the border

Located at 11th floor.. this observatory gives an excellent view of the buildings in the TRNC. We... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
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A beautiful stop to get to know the history. The view from the 11th floor is splendid. 2.5 euros... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
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Ledra Street | 11th Floor of the Debenhams Building, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tower gives superb views of both sides of the border in Nicosia, and is very much worth visiting. We ascended the tower before crossing the border into Northern Cyprus, and it gave us an amazing view from above. An excellent experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This is tucked away behind the H&M shop very close to the crossing between the North and South of Nicosia. The viewing platform is on floor 11, but you can only see the South from here unless you pay, but if you go to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Really worth a visit and have a panoramic 360 degrees view of Nicosia, beautiful divided capital. It costs a couple of euros.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marco A
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

It really worths visiting it. The visitor is able to see all. Out all Lefkosia from the 11th floor. Also very sad to realize that Lefkosia is the only European capital which remains separated after the Turkish invasion in 1974.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nikos_Redes
Reviewed October 2, 2018

good place for tourists, nice view, an opportunity for people to learn the history of Cyprus and learn about monuments

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank EriaM3
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Must visit place in Nicosia. On Ledra street, easy to find. Great view to all around the Nicosia with explanations with building etc. Worth to visit if there is no time to walk across all streets and check all objects.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Located at 11th floor.. this observatory gives an excellent view of the buildings in the TRNC. We walked the long Ledra Street to the very end to see the custom then walked back to find this building. The entrance is not along Ledra Street but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leett77
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful stop to get to know the history. The view from the 11th floor is splendid. 2.5 euros per person entry make sure you visit this place. Its located in the building right above H&M store.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ContessaLM
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I always recommend this observatory to everyone visiting Nicosia for the first time. It gives a quick overview of Nicosia's history, cultural legacy and historical monuments. It offers panoramic views of the city, maps explaining the most important monuments and places, and a descriptive video...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank k t
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The view is amazing. Although not very high, you get a good view of the surrounding area. If you have binoculars, it would be even better experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from hadjidemetrious | Reviewed this property |
This is because it depends on whether a holiday happens to fall on a specific Sunday... Most Sundays is open, from 11:00-17:00
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2.5 euro my friend
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