Cyprus - Cyprus - Nicosia

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Things to Do in Nicosia

Since 1974, Cyprus has been divided into the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus — which is only acknowledged by Turkey — and the Republic of Cyprus. This division is particularly clear in the country’s capital, Nicosia, where you can find an official border crossing in the Old Town. 

Old town, Nicosia, Cyprus, Europe
Nicosia's Old Town is divided into two parts. 
 

Anyone can cross the border and take a trip into what feels like a completely different world. Whilst the south is more western in its style — with churches, museums, shops, and cafés — the northern part has a more eastern vibe. In the north, decrepit, vacant buildings — many of which still have bullet holes in the walls — give you a sense of the Cyprus Crisis that broke out in the mid-1900s. 

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204 days ago
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Very interesting city with lots of history

Sightseeing

Beaches & water

Nature & outdoors

Winter sports

Nightlife

Shopping