Alsos Forest (officially Paidagogiko Institouto Alsos) is one of the municipal parks of Nicosia. The park forms an almost unbroken stretch of open land reaching from Pallouriotissa to Aglandjia. To forest is bounded on the northwest by the entrance to the University of Cyprus, and overlooks Cyprus European Presidential building and Aglandjia Public High School, located to its southeast.
About Arablar Mosque, Nicosia, South Cyprus. Includes links to places to visit and things to do in North Cyprus. A history of Cyprus and a 15 day weather forecast for seven main towns in North Cyprus. Features a what's on listing of upcoming events.
The National forest park of Athalassa, covers an area of 8.5 square kilometres and it is found between the Aglantizia municipality, the Strovolos municipality, the Latsia municipality and the Geri municipality. The park’s value for the whole of Nicosia cannot be calculated, since it is the only green lung of the capital.
The mosque is dedicated to the flag-bearer (Turkish: bayraktar), who fell whilst planting the first Ottoman flag on the walls of Nicosia on the Constanza bastion, on 9 September 1570 during the Ottoman conquest of Cyprus. This bastion was later called the Bayraktar bastion during the Ottoman period.
The Byzantine Museum in Lefkosia (Nicosia) within the walls contains the richest and most representative collection of Byzantine art on the island. About 230 icons dating from the 9th to the 19th centuries, as well as other typical examples of the Byzantine art of Cyprus, such as sacred vessels, vestments and books, are on display.
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It is one of the 24 historic Neighbourhoods of Nicosia within the walls. In 1923 it was extended to encompass an area outside the walls between Larnaca Road and the Constanza bastion. The church was founded in 1736, but embodied in the walls are architectural parts of previous churches.
The Fairy Tale Museum opened in Nicosia in 2017. It houses a unique collection of books, paintings, costumes, elements of décor and many other things related to fairy tales, legends and folk stories from around the world. The museum is a great destination for adults and children – everyone is bound to find something of interest.
Famagusta Gate, the most significant of the gates of Venetian Lefkosia (Nicosia), opened onto the road that led to the most important harbour town of the island, hence its name. It was originally known as ‘Porta Giuliana’ in honour of Giulio Savorgnano, the engineer who designed and erected the Venetian walls.
The Cyprus Handicraft Centre is an outlet for producing and selling traditional folk art and crafts. Visitors can see the artisans engaged in the traditional crafts at the workshops, such as embroidery and lace making, tapestry, weaving, basketry, woodcarving, pottery, metalwork (copperware and silver), leather and garment making.
The Kyrenia Gate, (Greek: Πύλη της Κερύνειας, Turkish: Girne Kapısı, historically known in Italian as Porta del Proveditore) is a gate in the Nicosia walls, in North Nicosia, Northern Cyprus. It was the gate which was used for transport to the northern areas, especially Kyrenia.
Ledra Street (Greek: Οδός Λήδρας Odos Lidras, Turkish: Lokmacı Caddesi or Uzunyol) is a major shopping thoroughfare in central Nicosia, Cyprus, which links North Nicosia, the part of the city under the control of the de facto Northern Cyprus, and south Nicosia.
The Leventis Gallery is an art gallery in Nicosia, Cyprus. Opened in 2014, it houses a collection of over 800 paintings from Cypriot, Greek and European artists. Opened in 2014, it houses a collection of over 800 paintings from Cypriot, Greek and European artists.
The history of the city of Nicosia, from antiquity to the present era, unfolds in a complex of traditional buildings on Hippocrates Street no.15-17. The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia is located in the old city within the walls, not very far from Eleftheria Square.
Lusignan House (Turkish: Lüzinyan Evi) is a mansion in the Yeni Jami quarter of North Nicosia. It is located on the Yeni Cami Street. History. The house was built in the 15th century as a residential building for the Latin nobles during the Lusignan period.
The Museum of barbarism, Nicosia, North Cyprus. Includes links to places to visit and things to do in North Cyprus. A history of Cyprus and a 15 day weather forecast for seven main towns in North Cyprus. Features a what's on listing of upcoming events.
The museum is the only one of its kind on the island. It presents the Numismatic Collection of the Cultural Foundation consisting of Cypriot coins from the 6rh century BC, when the first coins were issued in the island, to the coins of the Republic of Cyprus. 10:00
NiMAC [Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Associated with the Pierides Foundation] is housed in the renovated building of the Old Powerhouse, located in the historical centre of Nicosia. NiMAC was inaugurated on 14 January 1994 and it is the oldest and largest Contemporary Art Centre of the island.
Ömeriye Mosque (Turkish: Ömeriye Camii), is a mosque in the walled city of Nicosia on the island of Cyprus, currently located in the south section of Nicosia. Following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, the mosque gained significance as one of the most important sites of Muslim worship in the non-Muslim section of the island and the city.
Situated within the walled city of Lefkosia (Nicosia), this museum is home to an exhibition dedicated to the development of postal services in Cyprus and a collection of Cyprus stamps from the 18th century onwards considered as some of the best in international philately.
The Presidential Palace (Greek: Προεδρικό Μέγαρο Proedrikó Mégaro Turkish: Cumhurbaşkanlığı Sarayı) is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the Republic of Cyprus. It is located close to the center of Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, and is surrounded by a thick pine woodland.
Sarayönü (Greek: Πλατεία του Σεραγίου), officially Atatürk Square (Turkish: Atatürk Meydanı; Greek: Πλατεία Ατατούρκ), is a square in North Nicosia. It is the centre of the Turkish part of the city and was the administrative center of the island for centuries.
This museum combines a modern museum with an unhindered and beautiful view of the entire city. It can be found on the 11th floor of the Shacolas Tower. The exhibition - a cooperation with the Leventis Museum of Nicosia and the Woolworth Group - shows photographs and descriptions of Old Nicosia, a multilingual taped history and telescopes.
The National Struggle Museum DISCOVER THE CITY / Museums The museum is located in the square near the Archbishopric.The museum display documents, photographic material, personal belongings of the heroes and other memorabilia related to the struggle against British Rule.
Nicosia has a large student community as it is the seat of eight universities, the University of Cyprus (UCY), the University of Nicosia, the European University Cyprus, the Open University of Cyprus, Frederick University, Near East University, the University of Mediterranean Karpasia, Cyprus International University.
The Venetian Column, Nicosia, Northern Cyprus. Right in the middle of the roundabout at the centre of the square is a grey granite column. Whilst everyone refers to it as the Venetian Column, it originally came from the temple of Jupiter in the ruins of the Roman city of Salamis, near Famagusta.