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  • 2 Nicosia
    Nicoletta  Fierou

    Ledra Street

    By Nicoletta Fierou , Local expert
    01.06.2016 | City , Outdoors , Exploring
    Ledra Street

    This is a very famous street in the capital, Nicosia, not only because it is littered with small restaurants and lots of shopping opportunities, but also because it leads straight to the crossing point between the Greek and the Occupied sides of the island.   You can spend an entire day out on this one little street, starting from one end and working your way to the other, going through a handful of delicious little restaurants and shisha places to spend time sampling their wares at. One small recommendation is the Papafilippou ice cream store towards the end, a delicious end to any meal. If you have the time and inclination, as well as your passport on you (you... Read More
  • 4 Nicosia
    Alex H. Panteli

    Tombs of the Kings

    By Alex H. Panteli , Local expert
    30.05.2016 | Outdoors , Exploring
    Tombs of the Kings

    Located near the town of Paphos, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, these impressive ruins were built during the 3rd century B.C. Despite the name, the necropolis is not connected with the burial of kings; the name derives itself from the immense structures and magnificent appearances of its tombs. The place was used as a burial site for the higher administrative officers, aristocracy and their family members. The tombs are located underground, rock cut and characterized by an underground open air rectangular atrium. The walls were originally covered with frescoes, however today only small parts are preserved. The similarities of the tombs with the ones found in... Read More
  • 2 Nicosia
    Theoni  Papaiacovou

    My day out in Old Nicosia

    By Theoni Papaiacovou , Local expert
    20.05.2016 | City , Outdoors , Culture , Exploring
    My day out in Old Nicosia

    Today started with me getting up at around 7am to get ready for the day ahead. I packed and had breakfast, and then I walked to the beach to grab the intercity bus to Nicosia. The bus left at 9am and we arrived sometime around 10:20. I then took a city bus towards the apartment I rented and had to look a bit to find the right street. The landlady showed me the studio; it was quite small but had everything I needed, and by everything I mean air conditioning. Nicosia is not on the coast and is even hotter, at around 38 degrees Celsius; air condition is a must have.  It took me about 20 minutes to get into the old city by foot and I needed a while to orient myself... Read More
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