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North Nicosia is in my view a more interesting place to visit than the south. To get to this gate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Scott P
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Love the feeling

Situated in the Turkish side of Nicosia once you reach this monument you’ll feel like your in one... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

North Nicosia is in my view a more interesting place to visit than the south. To get to this gate we walked through a series of streets and lanes which showed us the other side of Nicosia. Buildings in disrepair, streets untrodden by tourists and...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Situated in the Turkish side of Nicosia once you reach this monument you’ll feel like your in one of Turkey’s provinces 100% and that was a feeling I’ve loved. The building has a tourist information point and its well preserved. Minutes before you reach the...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Situated in the North part of Nicosia, this Gate hosts the tourist info office. It's also from there that the buses to Kyrenia depart. We came from Nicosia South to see what it looked like but we did not like the neighborhood at all. It's...More

Thank acd007
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The gate is well preserved and houses the tourist information office. Buses to Girne/ Kyrenia depart from just outside here. The area around the gate is quite tatty but does feature some interesting old architecture. Suggested walks are marked with coloured lines on the streets....but...More

Thank MarkW55
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Tourist information is located inside and once you pick up your free map you will find everything in easy walking distance including the border crossing

Thank Paulmillie64
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Tourist information is inside the gate! Takes a good pic! Make sure you wander round the area which is dilapidated but has character.

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The gate was built by the British and named as the road eventually ends at Kyrenia. There is a small park nearby but the gate is an opportunity for a photograph

Thank DavidManchester107
Reviewed 23 December 2017

This is one of gates of Nicosia when it was with in the Venetian walls. This was the gateway that lead to Kyrenia town. Now is more like a place for events, like concerts or exhibitions. A similar to Famagusta Gate.

Thank ChrisUtd
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The Kyrenia gate is the gate at northern limits of the old city of Nicosia. Originally built by the Venetians, the Ottomans added an inscription to the gate lauding "Allah as the Opener of Gates". The gatehouse has been turned into a tourist information centre...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 17 December 2017

A pity that modern demands mean that this northern entrance into the city is no longer as impressive as it would have been but no less as interesting - now a useful focus point for buses to the north.

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