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Nicosia Destination Guide

Touring Nicosia in Cyprus

Nicosia in the region of Nicosia with its 200,452 citizens is located in Cyprus and is the capital of this country.

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Time in Nicosia is now 08:48 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Nicosia " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Psimolofou, Paphos, Orta Keuy, Nicosia, and Mia Milea. Being here already, consider visiting Psimolofou . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Nicosia ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Nicosia, Cyprus.

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Unfortunately I had too little time to visit Nicosia, a city with a rich history and a lot of sights that must be visited. See more: en.wikipedia.org ..

CBR chasing a Ferrari in Cyprus (HD)

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Büyük Han, Lefkosa

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The Büyük Han (The Great Inn) is located within the walled city of Lefkosa. It was built by the Ottomans in 1572 and consists of 68 rooms on two floors. The rooms on the lower floor mainly used for ov ..

Best Photos near Nicosia, Cyprus - Incl. The Ruins Of Ancient Curium #5, The Temple Of Aphrodite

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tripwow.tripadvisor.com The best pictures of Nicosia taken by travel bloggers at TravelPod.com the web's premier travel blogging platform. Slideshow created at TripWow.com by TripAdvisor™. Top Pics of ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Faneromeni School

Faneromeni School, founded by Archbishop Makarios I in 1857, was the first all-girls school in Cyprus. The founder of the School, Archbishop Makarios I, was instrumental in the establishment of many other schools throughout the island of Cyprus in order to combat illiteracy. The School is located in the historical Faneromeni Square, situated in the centre of the capital and within the Venetian medieval walls of Nicosia.

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Located at 35.17 33.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Education in Nicosia, Educational institutions established in 1857, Nicosia, Schools in Cyprus

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 is located on Museum Street in central Nicosia. Its history goes hand in hand with the course of modern archaeology (and the Department of Antiquities) in Cyprus.

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Located at 35.17 33.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Archaeological museums, Buildings and structures completed in 1908, Museums established in 1882, Museums in Nicosia, National museums

Haydarpasha Mosque

Haydarpasha Mosque or St. Catherine’s Parish Church in Nicosia was originally built by the Lusignans in the 14th century. It has been described by Harry Charles Luke as representing one of the finest examples of Gothic buildings on the island. It was converted to a mosque (the Haydarpasha Mosque) during the Ottoman occupation of the island. More recently it has been a marriage registration office and is currently an art gallery.

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Located at 35.18 33.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 14th-century architecture, Cathedrals in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Mosques converted from churches by the Ottoman Empire, Mosques in Nicosia

Central Bank of Cyprus

The Central Bank of Cyprus (Greek: Kεντρική Τράπεζα της Κύπρου Turkish: Kıbrıs Merkez Bankası), is the central bank of the Republic of Cyprus, located in Nicosia. It was established in 1963. Its current governor is Prof. Panicos O. Demetriades. The bank issued Cypriot pound banknotes and coins prior to 2008, when Cyprus adopted the euro.

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Located at 35.16 33.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1963 establishments in Cyprus, Banks established in 1963, Banks of Cyprus, Central banks, Economy of Cyprus, European System of Central Banks

Nicosia Old General Hospital

Nicosia Old General Hospital was the main hospital of Nicosia, Cyprus from 1936 to 2006. In 2006, its patients were transferred to the Nicosia New General Hospital, and it was demolished in 2010 amidst some controversy over whether it should have been preserved. The decision for erecting a purpose built general hospital in Nicosia was taken during the British colonial administration of Cyprus in 1936. It was inaugurated on 14 April 1939 by the then British governor Richard Palmer.

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Located at 35.17 33.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2006 disestablishments, Buildings and structures completed in 1939, Demolished buildings and structures, Hospitals established in 1936, Hospitals in Cyprus, Nicosia

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