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Archbishop's Palace, Nicosia
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Archbishop's Palace is the official residence and office of the archbishop of Cyprus located in Nicosia. The palace was built next to the "Old Archbishop's Palace" (built in the 17th century), between 1956 and 1960; in neo-Byzantine architectureal style. Its general plans were designed by George Nomikos in Athens, while Nicholas S. Roussos and John Pericleous from Limassol were responsible for all other architectural work. There is a bronze sculpture of Makarios III, the first president of Cyprus on its grounds. It was sculpted by Nikolas Kotziamannis, weighs around 13 tons and is approximately 30 feet tall. Although the Archbishop's Palace is not open to the public; the Byzantine Museum, Library of the Archbishopric, Folk Art Museum and the National Struggle Museum located on its grounds are open to the public.
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  • Looking for his girlfriend, and when found it, or has already been closed, or completely closed. But one thing is clear-it is the Archbishop's Palace) there entered machines exclusively business class, and gate high.
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  • Even if you can't join, impresses its style imposing in a city all in all of simple architecture and "popular"
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  • Historical interest, and what luxury! We couldn't go in but admired the classic cars and the facade.