Nicosia Hotels, Cyprus
In order to be comfortably accommodated and settled, you can stay in any hotel available in Nicosia. The following are some of the great ones being provided by the famous hotel company - Agoda.com.
Hilton Park Nicosia Hotel
Stasikratous City Center Suites
Holiday Inn Nicosia City Centre Hotel
Altius Boutique Hotel
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Nicosia is the largest city and the capital of Cyprus. It is also Cyprus’ major business and commercial centres.
Since Cyprus was under many empires and kingdoms in the past, you will still see its remnants even stretching back to the Bronze Age.
The capital is the seat of the Republic of Cyprus’ government. The city is known to have been an ancient settlement and has been a habitation for almost 5 thousand years. This makes Nicosia the capital since the 10th century.
Although a divided capital, Nicosia is the administrative and financial center of the country. It is also home to most of its educational institutions including universities, colleges and other learning establishments.
According to Wikipedia, Nicosia is the 5th richest city in the world based on 2012 ranking in relation to its purchasing power. That’s because Nicosia has established itself as the country’s financial hub and its heart for major international businesses.
Nicosia (and Cyprus as a whole) was under foreign powers since ancient times, the medieval period up until it gained independence. It was under Assyrian, Roman and Byzantine, British, an Ottoman rules.
It the 1960s, Cyprus gained independence but division between the Greek Cypiot and Turkish Cypriot hostilities existed. However, nowadays, things have developed and crossing the Green Line in relevant streets that divide them has been opened again.
Nicosia Hotels & Tourism
Attractions & Tourism
The Old City of Nicosia is one of the great places to explore. The star-shaped wall that surrounds the city is picturesque.
However, if you want to see more, you can also explore events or visit places such as museums, arts performances, sports, spas, shopping and eating areas.
Museums: Cyprus museum, Byzantine Museum, Leventis Municipal Museum, House of the Dragoman Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios, Nicosia Municipal Arts centre, national struggle museum, etc.
The Nicosia Municipal Theatre
Hamam Omerye – Turkish bath
Popular Streets: Ledra Street, Laiki Geitonia, Makariou Avenue, Strasikratous Street
Cypriot Cuisine – melting pot of south European, Balkan and Middle Eastern influences
Cyprus Museum – Neolithic and Roman artifacts
Buyuk Han (The Great Inn)
Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia
Selimiye Mosque, Machairas Monastery, etc.
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