Nicosia District Travel Guide

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  • Green line

    Nicosia Things to Do

    Nicosia is the only divided city in Europe after the invasion of the Turks in 1974. The ‘green line’ is the United Nations buffer zone and divides the north part where Turks live with the south. The crossing over the green line is nonstop mostly from tourists. Even Cypriots have to present their passports to cross this line something that I found...

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    The rooms are somewhat comfortable but some of the staff were not nice to my wife and I. We had not...

  • Saint Sophia Cathedral

    Nicosia Things to Do

    This largest and surviving Gothic style church in Cyprus, that took about 150 years to be built, was officially inaugurated in 1326. After the occupation of Nicosia by the Ottomans in 1570, it was converted into a mosque.



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  • Panoramic view of Palaichori

    Palekhori Off The Beaten Path

    Get some panoramic views of the village from up the hill where the statue of the Cypriot Mother is.Gaze over the moutain peaks of the Papoutsa, the mountain hideout of Afxentiou and his 17 men. Overlook the narrow streets of Palaichori, where Afxentiou walked together with over 130 members of EOKA, PEKA and ANE ( the EOKA youth organization) of...

  • The Statue of the Cypriot Mother

    Palekhori Off The Beaten Path

    The statue of the Cypriot Mother is situated on high ground overlooking towards the whole village.There are stairs leading upwards, but be careful because they can be very slippery on a rainy day.

  • Inside the Museum

    Palekhori Things to Do

    The hideout was built on the instructions of Afxentiou himself in the summer of 1956, following Dhigeni's orders that hideouts be built in houses in addition to those already existing in the mountain areas. This, as to ensure greater safety for the freedom fighters on implementation of the general plan "Sortie to Victory", which would result in...


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