"North Nicosia, CY" Nicosia District by dromosapien

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Ataturk Square

- the Venetian Column, a granite column the Venetians brought from Salamis, Cyprus. The Police Station is in the background.

installed: 1489, by the Venetians
removed: 1570 by the Ottomans
reinstalled: 1915 by the British

* North Nicosia / Lefkosa, population: 85,000 Since 1974, the Turkish occupied sector of the capital city.

Kyrenia Gate

a.k.a. Porta del Proveditore or Edirne Gate, the gate of the military governor

constructed: 1562
bypassed: 1931

Girne Caddesi

- pedestrian only shopping street

  • Last visit to Nicosia District: Nov 2010
  • Intro Updated Mar 17, 2014
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