Ledra Street Crossing Point, Nicosia

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Ledra Street Crossing Point presents a division of one capital city among two countries. Lined with passport controls, the site provides insight into the turbulent past and present of the region. Featuring Greek-Cypriot streets, people, and culture one side and Turkish-Cypriot markets, beliefs, and lifestyle on the other, the crossing point is a rare place where you can switch between two significantly different worlds in a matter of minutes. If you are going to spend time with the locals, it's best to skip political talk on either side. Put Ledra Street Crossing Point on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Nicosia online tour itinerary builder .
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  • August 17, 2017
    My wife wanted to cross over so we all went on a day trip from Pafos. Very easy to drive to and park. 5 euros for all day parking right around the corner from the Ledra St crossing. Very easy to cross...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Lots of cafés and restaurants around here, and quite a few tourist shops. :) There are a few sculptures around here as well. The crossing point to the other side is here, and there are two stages. The...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Very interesting place to be. You can learn the history of the place. Safe and quite calm place with lots of tavernas to eat nice food in good price  more »

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Despite being the country's capital, Nicosia is not as geared toward tourists as the resorts on Cyprus' sunny coast. Hotels tend to be geared toward business travelers but provide a comfortable stay. Renting a vacation apartment may be preferable option for many, as they enable you to live more like locals. The greater Nicosia area spreads far and wide, so stay near the old city to access the most popular attractions, bars, and restaurants on foot. For an economical option, look for lodging on the north side of the city.
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