Experience the museums, history and football in Nicosia!

Explore the historic city of Nicosia—museums, shopping and popular sights from Cyprus Museum to Famagusta Gate.

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Top hotels in Nicosia

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Crown Inn Hotel
2 out of 5
13 Philellinon Street, Ayios Andreas, Nicosia
£62/night
2 Sep-3 Sep
3.8/5Good! (59 reviews)

Situated in Nicosia, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nicosia Municipal Theater and Cyprus Museum. Famagusta Gate is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

3.8/5Good! (59 reviews)

"Had a lovely stay cannot complain about anything. Rooms clean, free car park"…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2018

Crown Inn Hotel
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Cleopatra Hotel
4 out of 5
Florinis 8, Nicosia
£74/night
23 Aug-24 Aug
3.6/5Good! (160 reviews)

Located in the heart of Nicosia, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Venetian Walls of Nicosia and Cyprus Museum. Famagusta Gate is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) ...

3.6/5Good! (160 reviews)

"The staff was very accommodating at the reception in particular."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2019

Cleopatra Hotel
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Royiatiko Hotel
2 out of 5
27 Apollonos Street, Nicosia
£70/night
2 Sep-3 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (127 reviews)

Located in Trypiotis, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ledra Street and Cyprus Museum. Famagusta Gate is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away.

4.1/5Very Good! (127 reviews)

"Everything was fine, staff very helpful, hotel was convenient for shopping and restaurants. Ideal for us we were visiting relatives."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jun 2019

Royiatiko Hotel

Popular things to do in Nicosia

Finikoudes Beach
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Finikoudes Beach

Sip fruit juices under an umbrella and swim in the cool waters of this pleasant city beach after exploring the adjoining historic center of the city.

Larnaca Salt Lake
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Larnaca Salt Lake

Take photos of a mosque complex with a backdrop of bright colors reflected in the water, from the blue sky to green hills and pink flamingoes.

Europe Square
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Europe Square

Join the lively crowds around a fountain and admire the colonial structures in this spacious square near the beach.

Mosque of Umm Haram
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Mosque of Umm Haram

Stroll through the serene environment of this historic Islamic complex that was constructed in the 1700s to pay tribute to Muhammad’s foster mother.

Church of Saint Lazarus
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Church of Saint Lazarus

Visit this 9th-century religious complex, hear the fascinating Bible tale of miracles and see the alleged sacred tomb of Lazarus.

Larnaca Marina
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Larnaca Marina

Walk along this romantic pier to see the array of vessels and go on a trip to the famous dive spot of Zenobia’s Wreck.

Top activities in Nicosia

Executive Lounge at Larnaca Airport (LCA)
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Executive Lounge at Larnaca Airport (LCA)

£30

Kick up your travel-weary feet with a first-class relaxation experience in the Executive Lounge. This peaceful oasis offers a convenient escape from the airport bustle, complete with amenities such as Wi-Fi, TV, refreshing drinks, and snacks.

Full-Day Tour Flavours of Cyprus
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Full-Day Tour Flavours of Cyprus

£64

You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Ayia Napa, Protaras or Larnaca town. Your first stop will be at Palaichori village where you will have a coffee break (coffee not included) before heading to Agros village.

VIP Catamaran Cruise with Lunch
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VIP Catamaran Cruise with Lunch

£73

The VIP Leisure Catamaran Cruise along Famagusta coastline is a day of exquisite elegance on board of a luxury Catamaran. A unique addition to your holiday. Indulge yourself, in a childfree zone! Numbers are strictly limited, so there’s plenty of room to sunbathe on the rigging nets.

Full-Day Tour Discover Famagusta
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Full-Day Tour Discover Famagusta

£54

Cross the UN-patrolled border into northern Cyprus and visit come of the north's most famous historical sites. The first stop of this day trip is Salamis Archaeological Site, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea from Cyprus east coast.

Nicosia Full-Day Tour from Paphos and Limassol
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Nicosia Full-Day Tour from Paphos and Limassol

£46

You will visit Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, to find out about the turbulent history of one of the world’s last divided cities. Arriving in the south part of Nicosia, your guide will show and give you all the interesting facts about this town.

Black Pearl Pirate Cruise with Onboard Entertainment
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Black Pearl Pirate Cruise with Onboard Entertainment

£36

Become members of Jack Sparrow Pirate’s Crew for a day! This is really one of the best themed day cruises, Cyprus has to offer! A day when all the family can be and have fun together! Your Black Pearl Pirate boat trip adventure departs from Ayia Napa harbour.