Things to do in Nicosia

Nicosia is one of the richest cities in the world

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.


Things to do in Nicosia

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.


Relaxation and Wellness

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.


Nicosia Race Club

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.


When to go to Nicosia

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.


Things to do in Nicosia

Nicosia Facts

Population310 355
LanguageGreek, Turkish
AirportErcan International Airport, Cyprus (ECN)

Nicosia average temperatures

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Golf in Nicosia

Welcome to Korineum Golf & Beach Resort, a golfers paradise. It is located on the northern shore of Cyprus in between umbrella pines, olive groves and amazing views of the surrounding ocean and the Five Finger mountains. If there ever was a scenic golf course, this one is it. It is not only a beautiful course though, but also a very nice one to play on. The 18 holes are meticulously designed to give a great experience no matter if you are an amateur or a more experienced golfer. This is a perfect place to spend a few days of relaxation. Just remember, since it is a resort, you will need to book in advance!

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