Nicosia The Last Divided Capital

Paphos, Cyprus
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Duration

8 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

55 people

Languages

English, German, Polish

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Nicosia, the vibrant capital of Cyprus, where you will delve into the captivating tale of one of the last divided cities in the world. Your adventure begins as you arrive in the southern part of Nicosia, where your knowledgeable guide will lead you through the city, sharing intriguing facts and stories along the way.

Explore the heart of Nicosia’s Old Town, where you will encounter the Monument to Liberty, a symbol of resilience and freedom. Marvel at the stunning St. John’s Cathedral, whose modest exterior belies a breathtaking interior. Step inside and let the beauty and serenity of this historic site captivate you.

Follow your guide on a delightful walking tour within the ancient Venetian Walls, which have transformed the old town into a charming car-free zone. Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant atmosphere of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A highlight of your visit will be the Leventis Museum, where you can delve deeper into the history and culture of Nicosia. Explore the captivating exhibits and gain a deeper understanding of the city’s past.

Afterward, you will cross the “green line,” the boundary dividing Nicosia between the Greek Cypriot South and the Turkish-occupied North. Venture into the northern part of the city to discover the mesmerizing St. Sophia Cathedral, a testament to the island’s diverse cultural heritage.

Ample free time will be provided for you to indulge in some shopping or savor a delicious lunch, allowing you to immerse yourself further in the vibrant atmosphere of Nicosia.

Embark on this riveting exploration of Nicosia and uncover the stories that have shaped this divided city, leaving you with a deeper understanding of its unique history and vibrant culture.

Highlights

  • Visit St.John's Cathedral and the monument of Liberty
  • Walk towards the UN Buffer Zone at the end of Ledra Street
  • Free time for lunch and/or shopping

  • Transfer to/from your hotel
  • Full day guided excursion to the South side of Nicosia - landmark sites
  • Free time for lunch and shopping
  • Food and drinks during the day
  • Additional Coffee breaks

8 hours

English
German
Polish

Tour's Location

Paphos, Cyprus

Important to Know
  • Fullday excursion approximately 8 hours
  • A valid passport or EU ID card is required to cross the UN buffer zone
  • Remember to pack your camera, comfortable shoes
  • Extra cash for souvenirs etc
  • All personal belongings are the sole responsibility of the passenger
  • All indicated times are approximate and subject to change
  • Routes of excursions are liable to change according to weather conditions
Restrictions
  • Not suitable for people with walking difficulties
  • A valid passport or EU ID card is required to cross the UN buffer zone
  • Appropriate clothing is required to visit the church. Sleeveless clothing, shorts and short skirts are prohibited
  • All indicated times are approximate and subject to change
  • The itinerary of the excursion is subject to change due to weather conditions
from €55

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