Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus and a city divided between the Greek and Turkish communities. The first one lives in the south, known for its charming old town surrounded by Venetian defensive walls.
The center of Nicosia is a picturesque Old Town enclosed within solid, stone walls erected in the late Middle Ages. The narrow streets hide low houses and numerous churches from different eras. The most important of them is the cathedral. St. Jana with colorful interior polychromes.
Visitors to Nicosia can successfully explore its extraordinary and long history. The Byzantine Museum presents works of art from that period from all over Cyprus. In turn, the Cyprus Museum allows you to learn about the history and culture of the island from ancient times to the present day.
The Old Town of Nicosia is still a living organism with numerous bars and restaurants, as well as various craft workshops whose owners sell their products directly next to their place of manufacture.