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

Ministry updates list of countries for travel to Cyprus – Israel in Category C

The Health Ministry on Friday issued a revised list of countries regarding their epidemiological risk as regards coronavirus for travel purposes, moving Israel from...

No new Coronavirus cases for second consecutive day

No new coronavirus cases were reported in Cyprus on Friday after 1538 tests, which means the total number remains at 999 for the second...

New yellow warning; temperatures at 42 C on Saturday

The Department of Meteorology issued on Friday another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures on Saturday. The alert is in force from 11 am until...

Limassol Wine Festival cancelled for 6th time since 1961

Limassol Mayor Nicos Nicolaides said on Friday that the municipal council has decided to cancel the city's wine festival for 2020 due to Coronavirus,...

Gilead’s COVID-19 antiviral remdesivir gets conditional EU clearance

The European Commission said on Friday it had given conditional approval for the use of antiviral remdesivir in severe COVID-19 patients following an accelerated review process,...

Taste

Cyprus sprouts with cream and prosciutto

In a big, deep frying pan, fry the prosciutto in the olive oil, on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the onion and garlic...

Pork burger with sundried tomatoes, mozzarella and anchovies

Mix all the ingredients together with the mince in a bowl, and combine well. Divide into 4 balls and form the burgers. Warm a griddle/pan...

Sheftalies

Wash the lamb cauls with plenty of cold water and let them settle in water and vinegar for a little while. Soak the bread crumbs...

Loukaniko Pitsilias – Pitsilia Sausage

Pitsilia sausage is produced in the Pitsilia region from pork minced meat that is “cooked” ( matured) in the dry red wine of the...