Cyprus - North Nicosia (Lefkosa) (PDF Chapter)

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Cyprus - North Nicosia (Lefkosa) (PDF Chapter)

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Strolling the back streets of the Old City in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa in Turkish) feels like drop-ping into an earlier era. The Gothic pile of the Selimiye Mosque and the Ottoman bulk of the Büyük Han watch over the centre.

  • crane your neck to take in the soaring Gothic arches within Selimiye Mosque, a stunning cathedral-turned-mosque
  • maps
  • fall into a time-warp amid the lanes of quiet Arabahmet Quarter, fringed by preserved Otto-man-era town-house architecture
  • transport
  • relive the long-gone days of travelling merchants within the grand old caravanserai of Büyük Han
  • restaurants & accommodation

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