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Museums

Discover Nicosia’s history and culture with expert-guided tours, revealing hidden gems and landmarks along the way.

A Journey Through Cyprus' Historic Heart

MEET NICOSIA MEET CULTURE

How much do you actually know about the island of Cyprus and its capital? Prepare to be amazed; Travel back in time, through visiting more than 50 museums, galleries, and archaeological sites in Nicosia -the essence of Art, History, and Culture of Cyprus! Meet Nicosia. Meet Culture.

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Nicosia's Famagusta Gate (Πύλη Αμμοχώστου Λευκωσία)

Nicosia Museums: Journey through Time and Culture

The Local Archaeological Museum Ledroi offers a time-travel experience through Nicosia’s history. Unearthed treasures and educational programs await, making it a cultural gem connecting past and future in the city’s heart.

Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 08:30-16:00 Closed on weekends

Operating Period: All year round / Closed on Public Holidays

Tel: +357 22 889 600

Admission Fee: Free

NICOSIA DISTRICT
It features one of the most important private collections of Cypriot antiquities, spanning a period between the Early Copper Age (2500 BC) and the Middle Ages (1600 AD). Visitors’ experience is enhanced by the SPYRA Digital Archaeological Explorer, which offers a user-friendly interactive means of examining artifacts.

Operating Hours: Mon-Sun 10:00-19:00

Tel.: +357 22603000

Admission Fee: Free

INSIDE THE WALLS
The large archaeological site has unearthed the temple of Aphrodite, two majestic royal tombs, as well as several smaller ones. Six oversized limestone statues dating back to the 6th century BC, when Cyprus was under Egyptian rule are now exhibited in the Cyprus Archaeological Museum in Nicosia.

Operating Hours:
Sep 16- Apr 15, Mon - Fri: 08:30-16:00
Apr 16-Sep 15, Mon - Fri: 09:30 - 17:00 /
Closed on weekends

Operating Period: All year round / Closed on Public Holidays

Tel: +357 22622619

Admission Fee: €2,50

NICOSIA DISTRICT
The Museum of Byzantine Art is home to some rare icons from 5th – 19th century, the European Art Gallery, with oil paintings from the school of Rubens, Delacroix Lorain and others (16th – 19th century) and the Greek Independence War Art Gallery, with paintings from the Greek Revolution of 1821 and Greek mythology.

Opening Hours: Byzantine Museum: Mon-Fri 09.00-16.30 / Sat 09:00-13:00

Opening Hours: Galleries: Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:30

Tel.: +357 22430008

Admission Fee: €4,00 - Reduced: €2,00

INSIDE THE WALLS