Nicosia - information about the city

Nicosia ( /ˌnɪkəˈsiːə/ nik-ə-see-ə ) from French: Nicosie, known locally as Lefkosia ( Greek: Λευκωσία, Turkish: Lefkoşa ), is the capital and largest city in Cyprus, as well as its main business center. Nicosia is the only divided capital in the world, with the southern and the northern portions divided by a Green Line. It is located near the center of the island, on the banks of the Pedieos River.

Nicosia - tourist attractions

markerA Old Nicosia aqueduct Nicosia old aqueduct is located in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus and is the oldest aqueduct in Cyprus. It is located close to Eleftheria (Liberty) Monument in Nicosia. Built in the 18th century, the ancient Aqueduct was part of the old water supply system of Nicosia which brought water from the mou... Old Nicosia aqueduct - photo
markerB Faneromeni Square Faneromeni Square (Πλατεία Φανερωμένης), is an important historical square located within the Venetian walls of Nicosia. It hosts a number of historical buildings and monuments including Faneromeni Church (Ιερός Ναός Παναγίας Φανερωμένης), Faneromeni School (Παρθεναγωγείο Φανερωμένης), Faneromeni Li... Faneromeni Square - photo
markerC Kyrenia Gate The Kyrenia Gate is a gate in the Nicosia walls, in North Nicosia, Cyprus. It was the gate which was used for transport to the northern areas, especially Kyrenia. The gate was built in 1567 by Venetians, as a part of the new city walls. It was restored by the Ottomans in 1821, and a lookout was adde... Kyrenia Gate - photo
markerD Cyprus Museum The Cyprus Museum (also known as the Cyprus Archaeological Museum) is the oldest and largest archaeological museum in Cyprus. The museum houses artefacts discovered during numerous excavations on the island. The museum is home to the most extensive collection of Cypriot antiquities in the world and ... Cyprus Museum - photo
markerE Eleftheria square Eleftheria square (Πλατεία Ελευθερίας), is the main square in central Nicosia, Cyprus. It forms the intersection of Ledra and Onasagorou streets with Stasinou, Omirou, Kostaki Pantelidi, Konstandinou Palaiologou and Evagorou avenues. Prior to 1974 the centre of city was considered to be Faneromeni S... Eleftheria square - photo
markerF Solomos Square Solomos square (Πλατεία Σολωμού), is a square in central Nicosia, Cyprus. It forms the intersection of Rigenis Street and Omirou Avenue. It is the central bus station in Nicosia and it is estimated that over fifty thousand people pass from Solomos Square daily. Solomos square was remodelled in 2010... Solomos Square - photo

Relevant data

Geographical coordinates: 35.1667, 33.3667
Approximate population: 0

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