Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Nicosia

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Nicosia is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Nicosia a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Nicosia.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Nicosia:

  1. Buyuk Han

    #1 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Buyuk Han

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Asmaaltı Sk, Nicosia, Cyprus.

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 08:00 pm Details

    The name literally translates into Great Inn. The building is one of the most important bits of Ottoman architecture in Cyprus. For most of its history it was a caravanserai, but when the British took...Read more

  2. Selimiye Mosque

    #2 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Selimiye Mosque

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Nicosia, Cyprus

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:00 am Details

    Once the building was known as St. Sophia’s cathedral, but now, within the boundaries of the Turkish controlled portion of Nicosia, it’s the main mosque of the city. The building is the ol...Read more

  3. Byzantine Museum

    #3 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Byzantine Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Plateia Arxiepiskopou Kyprianou, (within the Archbishopric) Lefkosia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    You have the Makarios Cultural Foundation to thank for this museum – a rich collection of Cypriot Byzantine Heritage, the richest such collection in the country. It’s small though, only 22...Read more

  4. A. G. Leventis Gallery

    #4 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    A. G. Leventis Gallery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: 5, A. G. Leventis (ex Leonidou) street, 1097 Nicosia, Cyprus, P.O. Box 22543

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This gallery is an unexpectedly delightful find for anyone who stumbles across it in Nicosia. It was founded by Anastasios G. Leventis, who’s quite the character. He contributed greatly to the w...Read more

  5. Famagusta Gate

    #5 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Famagusta Gate

    Tags: Bar, Art And Culture, Restaurant, Neighborhoods

    Address: Athinas, Nicosia, Cyprus

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built by the Venetians in 1567, this was once the main point of entry into the city, heavily fortified and just wide enough for two carts to pass abreast. The façade facing the town is quite im...Read more

  6. Panagia Asinou Church

    #6 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Panagia Asinou Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Asinou, Nikitari village, Nicosia, Cyprus

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    20 km west from Nicosia, you’ll find this apparently utterly underwhelming looking church. Do not judge this book by its cover! Step inside, and you’ll be stunned by some of the most beaut...Read more

  7. Cyprus Folk Art Museum

    #7 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Cyprus Folk Art Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Architecture , Arts And Crafts

    Address: Square of Archbishop Kyprianos, Πλ. Αρχιεπισκόπου Κυπριανού, Nicosia 1016

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The building that hosts the museum used to be a Gothic monastery. Architecturally, the main highlight is a beautifully frescoed gothic arch. Inside though, are many items of modern Cypriotic arts and ...Read more

  8. Machairas Monastery

    #8 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Machairas Monastery

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Market, Architecture

    Address: Moni Maxaira, Nicosia, Cyprus

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, this monastery was founded in the 12th century. The legend of its founding is interesting: it’s said that when an unknown hermit stole a number of sacred icons away...Read more

  9. Archbishop Makarios Iii Cultural Foundation

    #9 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Archbishop Makarios Iii Cultural Foundation

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Church, Religious Site

    Address: Archbishop Kyprianou Sq., Nicosia, Cyprus

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This place gives you a good insight into Cypriotic spirit! The main thing to see here is the Byzantine Museum – a large collection of images from all over Cyprus that show the nation’s dev...Read more

  10. Church Of Archangelos Michail

    #10 of 10 Art and Cultural Attractions in Nicosia
    Church Of Archangelos Michail

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Pedoulas, Πεδουλάς, Levkosia (Nicosia) 2850, Cyprus

    Dating back to the 15th century, Church of Archangelos Michail is a church that emanates age, art and beauty. Built in 1695, it is simplistic and showcases a blend of the architectural styles. You can...Read more

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