Nicosia

Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum

The Classic Motorcycle Museum was created by motorcycle collector Andreas Nicolaou, and is the culmination of a 20-year labour of love. Today, the collection...

Natural History Museum (The Tsirides Foundation)

The Museum of World Natural History will be charitable foundation dedicated to the study, conservation enhancement and protection of natural environment. Its foundation is...

Leventis Municipal Museum of Lefkosia (Nicosia)

The Leventis Municipal Museum of Lefkosia (Nicosia) is the capital’s only museum that presents the social and historical development of the city, from the...

The Medieval Walls of Lefkosia (Nicosia)

The Medieval Walls that still surround the old city of Lefkosia (Nicosia) were built by the Venetians in the 16th century. Forming a circle,...

Cyprus Museum

The Cyprus Museum is the island’s main and largest archaeological museum, and charts the development of Cyprus’ civilisation from the Neolithic Age to the...

Cyprus Museum of Natural History

Located within the grounds of the Carlsberg Brewery, the museum is the largest natural history exhibition of its kind on the island and was...

Cyprus Railways Museum

The Cyprus Railways Museum is housed in the old railway station near Evrychou village, in the Troodos mountains. The Cyprus Government Railway (CGR), which was...

Famagusta Gate

Famagusta Gate (Pyli Ammochostou) is one of the three entrances into old Nicosia through the Venetian walls. The walls have a perimeter of 4.5...

The Nicosia (Lefkosia) Municipal Arts Centre (NiMAC)

The Nicosia (Lefkosia) Municipal Arts Centre (NiMAC) is housed in the building of the Old Powerhouse (power station), which is in itself a fine...

The House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios – Ethnological Museum

This manor house is one of the most important surviving 18th century buildings in Nicosia. It was once the residence of the Dragoman of...

Cyprus Police Museum

The museum, near police headquarters in Nicosia, was originally founded in 1933 during British colonial times as a Criminal Museum by the then British...

Museum on the History of Cypriote Coinage

Situated in Nicosia, the museum collections trace the development of Cypriot coinage from the 6th century BC to today. Two thousand six hundred years...

Kokkinopezoula (acid lake) at Mitsero old mine

If you’ve ever heard anyone talk about the magnificent ‘red lake’ of Cyprus, they are by no means exaggerating. South west of the capital...

Top Stories

No deaths for 3rd consecutive day, slight drop in new cases

  No deaths for a third day running and 243 new cases were recorded in Cyprus today, a drop in number in comparison to yesterday's...

Where to get a rapid test on Sunday 28 February

  Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees...

Illegal sale of Salamis marble on Ebay stopped

  A Russian man attempted to sell a piece of marble from the ancient Salamis archaeological site in the occupied territories, obtained through smugglers. The Ebay...

Government guided by science on covid, not politics, Presidency says

  The government is always guided by scientific evidence on covid policies, not political expediences, said Director of President Anastasiades' press office Victoras Papadopoulos,  in...

Turkey supports two-state ‘vision’ Erdogan tells Tatar

  Ankara continues to steadfastly support a two state 'vision' for the settlement of the Cyprus issue, based on the so-called 'equality of sovereignty' and...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...