Nicosia: Tour of the Divided City from Paphos in German
Are you a business owner in Cyprus?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Cyprus.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
- Experience the atmosphere of the last divided capital in Europe
- Stroll through Laiki Geitonia, the Old Town
- Visit the Cathedral of Saint John and Agia Sophia Cathedral
- Enjoy free time to have lunch and go shopping
- See the local people creating traditional crafts and food
DescriptionNicosia, the last divided capital of Europe, is a city of contrasts. The old and the new blend together with the old city within the Venetian walls and the new modern cosmopolitan part. Depart Paphos and drive East, mainly along the coast, to reach the capital and its interesting sights. Your first visit, next to the Archbishop's Palace, is to the Cathedral of St John's, which is famous for its frescoes. Spend free time to get lunch or go shopping in Laiki Yitonia, which is a replica of an old neighborhood with cobbled streets and traditional tavernas, shops, and kafenions. If you are lucky, you can see the local people creating traditional artifacts like Lefkaritika embroidery, pottery, and local delicacies. Continue your tour and cross the green line dividing the capital to the occupied Northern part. Visit the Selimiye Mosque, historically known as the Cathedral of Saint Sophia, which is a former Roman Catholic Cathedral converted into a mosque. Then, head to the Büyük Han (Great Inn), which is the largest caravansary in Cyprus and is considered to be one of the finest buildings here.
IncludesPick up and drop-off at your accommodation German-speaking guide Entrance fees Food or drink
- You must cover your shoulder and knees when visiting churches
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
You may also like
Camel ParkLarnaka (Larnaca),
Camel Park was created in 1998. It is a family run park with great love for the countryside and animals....
Ocean Aquarium ParkAmmochostos (Famagusta), Famagusta
Welcome to Protaras Ocean Aquarium, home of 1,000+ species, such as piranhas, turtles, crocodiles, penguins and many more.
The Black Pearl Pirate BoatAyia Napa, Famagusta
A must do in Ayia Napa. You will have great fun cruising along the coast line of Ayia Napa while swimming and snorkelling is a great day to relax and enjoy the sunshine.....
Minthis Golf ClubPafos (Paphos), Tsada
Set in a picturesque valley surrounded by vineyards and orchards, overlooking an unspoilt panorama of rolling hills and deep blue sea, lays Minthis.
The Anama ConceptLefkosia (Nicosia),
The Anama Concept... Yesterday and tomorrow in a single glass.
It is the owners, Menelaos Menelaou known to all as “Melios” strong passion for birds & animals that has allowed him over the last 30 years to create an amazing place with birds & animals from around the world. You will be impressed by the variety that you will see, from the rare & exotic to the cute & unusual and birds & animals that are unique in Cyprus.
Golden Donkeys FarmSkarinou, Larnaka (Larnaca)
Golden donkeys farm accommodates approximately 200 donkeys. The farm was build based on the love and care for sustaining the Cyprus tradition.
The European Art GalleryLefkosia-Nicosia, Cyprus
The European Art Gallery is found in the heart of old Nicosia, in the grounds of St. John Cathedral, adjacent to the Archbishop's Palace. The Gallery hosts a unique colle...
Rock N BowlLarnaka-Larnaca, Cyprus
Conveniently situated on the town’s sea front and open seven days a week from 11.00- midnight, Rock n Bowl has certainly changed the image of bowling in Larnaca!..........
Stavrovouni MonasteryLarnaka-Larnaca, Cyprus
Stavrovouni is situated on a rocky peak 750m above sea level. This was originally established in 4th century by Saint Helena, mother of the first Christian Emperor Consta...