Nicosia is a financial hub and a business powerhouse. Although the city may lack ancient architectures and archaeological finds the city’s many modern landmarks and shopping centers make up for it and there’s still a lot of things to do in Nicosia. There are also plenty of museums, art galleries, theaters, and sports facilities to satisfy wandering tourists.
Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus, both in terms of government and economy.
The city is a shopping paradise. The main shopping district is centered along Ledra Street and the avenues connected to it. Makariou Avenue and Stasikratous Street are lined with big fashion chains and lovely souvenir shops. If you love hunting for souvenirs, you can explore the pedestrianized neighborhood of Laiki Geitonia.
If ever you get tired of shopping, you can book a relaxing massage at one of the spas and wellness centers in the city. Hamam Omerye is one of the favorite spa destinations in the city.
Nightlife in Nicosia is a flourishing assortment of bars, nightclubs, and pubs. One of the best nightlife districts is still Makariou Avenue which frequently turns into a colorful venue for night shows.
Equestrian enthusiasts can head to the Nicosia Race Club, a prime horse racing destination in the city. Typically, you can watch an actual horse racing game every Wednesday and Sunday.
Nicosia lies in the hot semi-arid region. Its climate is characterized by long, hot, and dry summers and mild to warm winters that are punctuated by rain. Average temperatures range from warm to scorching hot throughout the year.
Because of the weather, the most visited time of the year in Nicosia is during the winter season. Sightseeing can be slightly dampened by infrequent rain but you can still get plenty of sunshine during this season.
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