Ledra Street

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  • Address: Ledra Street, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Shopping Center
Tickets From $52.37

The street, unimpressive though to look at, is highly significant to the local population. The street was actually called the Murder Mile for a while in the 1950s when British military personnel fell target to nationalist forces. Various streets including Ledra were blockaded in 1963, as hostilities between the Turkish and Greek Cypriotic communities escalated. This blockade was known as the Green Line. After lots of negotiations and hullabaloo over four decades the blockade was finally removed in 2008. Now the road is a standard shopping centre but with a twist. On one side, it’s all European goodness and on the other, all Islamic spirit. Both sides are markedly friendly though; a lifetime of war and conflict must have begun to wear on them.

Ledra Street Travel Tips

  • Keep your ID about you if you’re entering from the Turkish side into the Greek side.      

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  • Ledra Street Address: Ledra Street, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • Ledra Street Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Ledra Street: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 66.27% of people who visit Nicosia include Ledra Street in their plan

  • 49.07% of people start their Ledra Street visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ledra Street

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

67.62% of people prefer walking in order to reach Ledra Street

People normally club together Selimiye Mosque and Museum Of The History Of Cypriot Coinage while planning their visit to Ledra Street.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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