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Reviewed 6 days ago

Impressive enough in their way, but much modified over the centuries. The gates are, I think, the best features.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed October 30, 2018

These massive defensive walls still surround the historic inner city of Nicosia for4.5 kms. Buttressed by 11 bastions and featuring 3 city gates The Venetians built the walls and controlled Cyprus from the end of the fifteenth century for less than a century before being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Most of the citizens still dont know how amazing are those imposing venetian walls that surrounds the old city of Nicosia...after all this yrs and still in very good condition...just take a walk to see them

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MariaPaphiti
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Very impressive from the historical and architectural perspective, miracle they’re still there. However, they didn’t strike a particular impression on me in the divided city with more walls, barriers and fences. Also, not sure it was possible to walk on any stretch of the wall...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The walls tell a history, not just walls. Imagine that Nicosia was so different at the time and these walls were protecting the inhabitants. Let your imagination take this journey.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank xanthosm2018
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Built in the Middle Ages, these defensive walls seem incredibly well-preserved! Other than that, nothing spectacular about them.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you go to this city by bus the station is right beside a portion of the ild walls, if you shop or go inside the walls you will see the walls. The design , circular with arrow shaped bastions were the innovation added to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

The Venitian Walls wind around Nicosia like embracing arms. The Walls were pertection from medieval harm. It's magnificient architecture and strength allowed enterprise and safety in the city. Just imagine in the 1600's, living in such a protected nice place.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Sorry, someone once said if you seen on wall you've seen them all! Only saw a short section and they are impressive but greater Nicosia hides what would have been a great site from the outside.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank baggiemick
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

The walls are in good shape, they are definitely worth visiting. They are spread throughout a larger area. The only thing that bothered us was the fact, that there are a lot of construction sites nearby.

Date of experience: July 2018
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