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All reviews craft shops great inn upper floor historic place worth a visit ottoman architecture first floor market place beautiful building art galleries old market nice place to visit nice atmosphere old building north nicosia turkish lira ledra street
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a large market and has been for hundreds of years. It's kept in good shape. It now has touristy stuff but presumably used to have genuine wares for sale.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EdinburghNewTown
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is beautiful , worth a look. The shops are arts and crafts . knitted and crocheted things, art work, home made knick knacks, etc not really my think but free to walk around and look

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gringobilingual
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to snap-up some artisan bargains .. some lovely clothes and jewellery here plus several small and excellent eateries

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank brizy83
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully renovated "caravanserail" very carefully renovated and offering restaurants and workshops for artists of all kind. Go for lunch, enjoy a chat with the artists and owners of the small shops - we enjoyed it so much and walked over the border in the only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dominique P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this Beautiful building with lots of character. Some shops located inside. Found it Very photogenic.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Halilee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely old building, stairs to go upstairs, where there are individual rooms where people sell, some crafts and souvenirs, nice walk around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank soniakyr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit Clean toilets Many souviner shops Low cost kliftiko at the reasturant inside (10 euros) Nice ancient place Alwayes full of toursits

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fadi3000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The first impression is if I have entered into a movie set. Büyük Han is very well maintained but the old feeling is still there and strong. There are now different hand-craft goods stalls and restaurants. It is a very relaxed and friendly environment and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NganLawrence
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is a very interesting construction from Ottoman times. It served as lodgings for people traveling to Nicosia: the upper floor had bedrooms for guests, while the ground floor was for horses and merchandise. It has been restored in a rather careful way. There are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Haralambos P
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Worth a visit. Good place to eat, drink coffee, shop -- would be nice if there was more about the history.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ancel C
5 February 2017|
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Response from Sirin S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Buyuk Han is open everyday from 9am till 6pm. On Sundays they close by 5 pm. Only on Religious Holidays such as Bairams (both of them) they are closed only the first days. By the way Kumarcilar Han has been restorated... More
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