The Capital City of Cyprus Nicosia has a variety of things to do from sightseeing, shopping, exploring and even relaxing. This Capital is full of wonderful and unique experiences for everyone. From religious places like Faneromeni Church to museums you are bound to find so much to see and experience here at the Capital.
Below are just some of the sights for you to read and learn about each place before visiting.
One of the most beautiful forest parks in the Nicosia District is Athalassa National Forest Park. It can be found on the South East edge of the city and has a total area of 840 hectares. It was established as a National Park in 1990. At the park you will find the vast majority of green area […]
What once was an all-girls school is now a High School within the Venetian walls of Nicosia. The beautiful structure of Faneromeni school was built in 1857 and was founded by Archbishop Makarios I. It was also the first ever girls’ school in Cyprus. Archbishop Makarios I was very active in establishing schools in Cyprus […]
Faneromeni Church in Nicosia’s old center is also known as Panagia Faneromeni Church. The location of the church is easy to find in the historical center of the old town of Nicosia. This church was the largest church in the capital of Cyprus but this is not the only remarkable part of the church. It […]
If you are in downtown Nicosia, then a walk through Laiki Geitonia (Traditional Neighbourhood) is necessary. Laiki Geitonia is a pedestrianized traditional neighborhood which it’s entrance is just off-Onasagorou Street in the Old Town of Nicosia and inside the city walls on Aristocyprou and Praxandrou streets (Close to the two most popular streets of Nicosia, […]
Panagia Chrysospiliotissa church (Greek-Παναγία Χρυσοσπιλιωτισσα). The church is found near Kato Deftera village in Nicosia and it is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is believed to date back to the early Christian period (first century A.D. to the 7th-century) and it is located inside a cave which is very rare for a church in […]
Panagia Lambadiotissa is found on the peak of the hill ‘’Koroni’’ in Mitsero village. Mitsero is a village in the district of Nicosia and is situated about 28 kilometres southwest from the town. Due to the fact that the chapel is located a little lower from the peak of the hill ”Koroni” it gives panoramic […]