Nicosia's rich political and art history is kept in its many museums. To get in touch with the complex history and heritage of the city, the traveler can go as faraway in the past as the history of humanity goes and be inches away from Neolithic stoone tools at Cyprus Archeological Museum. The museum houses also art pieces dating from the early Byzantine era. Admire the island's folk art of the 19th and 20th century at the Ethnographic Museum of Cyprus located in the old Archbishopric. 

While in the Archbishopric, visit the National Museum of Struggle that presents an exhibit featuring the fights for liberation from colonial domination in the sixties. For a detailed account of the city's history from its origins to nowadays, stop by Leventis Municipal Museum at 17 Ippokratous Street.

If interested in European Art from the 16th to the 19th century, pay a visit to The Art Gallery of Makarios III Foundation. The useum boata an impresive collection of the most important European schools of painting and artwork featuring Greek history.

Awe at the sight of the amazing collection of more than 150 icons from the 9th to 18th centuries at Byzantine Museum.