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Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory

Ledra Street | 11th Floor of the Debenhams Building, Nicosia, Cyprus
+357 22 679369
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Really good for getting your bearings

I went up the observatory based on Tripadvisor recommendations. It was really good to get an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Londontraveller7484
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London, United Kingdom
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Good view. The lift frightened us.

Good place to go to get an idea of the overall town layout. The lift frightened us. We got in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
john m
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Ledra Street | 11th Floor of the Debenhams Building, Nicosia, Cyprus
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+357 22 679369
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went up the observatory based on Tripadvisor recommendations. It was really good to get an overview of the city and the main buildings to get your bearings as when down in the streets you can become disoriented. The displays and information is good and...More

Thank Londontraveller7484
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good place to go to get an idea of the overall town layout. The lift frightened us. We got in, alol the lights went out and we were left in total darkness. Couldn't even see where the alarm button was or even if there was...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Head for the 11th floor stairs or lift it's up to you!!😎2.50 euro entry to the viewing floor. Gift shop and drinks machine . Loos on the 9th floor. Fantastic views from several large windows. Screens in front of you to help you zoom in...More

Thank LOBSTER64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful chance to get high above Nicosia to see what's on the ground level on both the Southern and Northern sides of the checkpoint. You find this observation gallery on the eleventh floor of the H&M building in town and with an...More

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This Tower Museum is the main tower located in the heart of Nicosia which is within the Commercial District area. You could see a great view of the city from the top deck.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 6 September 2017

in the mid of the old city one of the only odbervatory points down ledra street-free entrance -culture

Thank eatpraylove082
Reviewed 1 September 2017

At the the tower you get what you expect, a good panorama view of the city. It isn't the prettiest of cities to look down upon, both trying to make out the green line and see differences between the two parts of the city was...More

Thank Christian K
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Great to see all of Nicosia and brush up on some historical elements. I am local and always take visitors there!

Thank Paparisvas
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A small observation deck gives you a brilliant all-round view of what is otherwise a pretty low-rise city. There are panoramic photographs and interactive screens which give you an idea of where the main landmarks are located and a bit about them - this is...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Only takes 30 minutes maximum but worth it to orientate yourself in Nicosia. Has 360 views out over the city and explanatory notes on key landmarks and buildings. There's an 8 minute film about the history of Nicosia which was really interesting. Only cost 2.50euro...More

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