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Venetian walls of Nicosia

Nicosia, Cyprus
+357 22 797000
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Nicosia, Cyprus
+357 22 797000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having fallen once from almost the top, i can certify that the Venetians new their stuff. I used to climb at a certain point - in order to shortcut close to Famagusta Gate, before repair work has been done to extensive parts of the wall,...More

Thank iSoulos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big walls for a walk around the city. Not good if the day is rainy. due to muddy ground. Well preserved.

Thank Ioannis K
Reviewed 1 week ago

(May Allah have mercy on his soul) is a local researcher and a great admirer of Nicosia, his hometown. In his book “Nicosia of Yesterday and Today” he skilfully and accurately describes the historic walled city, her neighbourhoods, ancient monuments, old houses and gardens etc...More

Thank Ali U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Medical Walls are evident in some places and have been built over and incorporated into the city in other locations. The "green line" divides the wall and ramparts between the Cypriot Greek and Turkish sides. There are three main gates, Paphos and Famagusta on...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To see the high thick walls that once kept the city safe is like going back in history. When we were there there was a large state ceremony going on with many dignitaries and high stepping military officers bearing many flags - interesting and from...More

Thank theresalwaysone
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Well I guess what is special about them is that they are still there. The idea of bastions is pretty normal in several walled European cities, but most are gone. These are still all there, but are sort of unobtrusive, since the are not high,...More

Thank tak309
Reviewed 29 October 2017

These defensive walls surround Nicosia and were first built in the Middle Ages. They were then rebuilt bythe Venetians in the 16th. century.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

While in Nicosia for sure you ll love and enjoy the walking there old wall which protected the city long time ago , you ll feel the peace and for sure you are going to love the city , go learn watch and see as...More

Thank MontherYASEEN
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Most of the walls on the Turkish side are very run down and haven't been properly looked after. However, this is not the case on the Greek side as they seem to be in much better condition. I walked the whole way around the walls...More

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Interesting sight in Nicosia that can't be missed if one is driving around the city. One runs right into it on any visit through this city.

Thank NYCViator
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