About Nicosia

About Nicosia

Nicosia is the capital of Northern Cyprus and is estimated to have been inhabited 2255 years ago.

Nicosia is currently the largest and most densely populated city in Northern Cyprus. The city of Nicosia is the main center of trade, diplomacy, culture and art. Nicosia hotels are suitable for business stays. Today, it has become a commercial and shopping center in Nicosia. The distance to Ercan Airport is 15 minutes by car.

The building, called the Kyrenia Gate, is an arched northern entrance to Nicosia, built by the Venetians in 1567. Dervish Pasha Mansion shows the characteristic Turkish architecture of the 19th century. The Venetian Column, the most important square of Nicosia, was moved from Salamis to Nicosia during the reign of the Venetians. Selimiye Mosque was built by the Lusigans from 1208 to 1326.