Galata Tourism

Visit Galata - Best of Galata

Galata is a village in the Solea valley, located about 60 km west of the capital Nicosia, in the Troödos Mountains of Cyprus. According to Greek mythology, Cyprus was the first land that Aphrodite set foot on; where Pygmalion begged her to let him be with the statue that he created in her image. Aphrodite brought the statue to life and Pygmalion married Galata. It is a popular summer tourist destination (especially among locals) for its cooler climate in the summer months. It is also well known on the island for its fruit produce.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Galata, which is a city in Cyprus. After your splendid visit to Galata, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Ayia Napa. Ayia Napa, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Nissi Beach, Water World Waterpark, Ayia Napa Monastary. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Galata.

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Facts and Stats for Galata*

  • Pollution Statistics in Galata

    Know the pollution level of Galata before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 46.25 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 57.14 (Moderate)
  • Galata: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Galata for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Galata.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.51 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 24.32 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25.71 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.57 (Low)
    • Attacks 22.22 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.78 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.86 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70.27 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.24 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.84 (Low)
  • Living in Galata - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Galata is 163.93 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 66.63 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.07 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.25 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.34 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 53.22 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.28 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 92.07 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Galata

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Galata

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.85 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.93 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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