• Artists of Nicosia Downtown

    Meet artists of Nicosia Downtown at the mystic Grand Inn (Buyukhan). Visit the studios conveniently located in the heart of the city, take a look at fascinating art work. Enjoy paintings, sculptures, handicrafts and much more.. Monday - Saturday from 8am - 8pm www.buyukhan-art.com

  • Great Places to See

    Many civilizations have dwelt Nicosia Downtown for centuries. Take a stroll through Downtown Nicosia's historical attractions to explore ancient inns, churches, cathedral/mosques, Turkish baths and more..


Latest News

‘Downtown Shopping Days’ Concerts will Liven Nicosia Downtown

Nicosia Turkish Municipality Orchestra will be giving a series of street concerts within the “Downtown Shopping Days” Event which will be held between 14 -26 September 2013 with the partnership of EU funded SECOND Project and the Nicosia Turkish Municipality. The Shopping Days Event is an activity of the Nicosia Downtown Initiative which aims for Nicosia Old Walled City to become a sustainable touristic shopping area branded through its unique historical and cultural heritage and a vibrant focal point frequented by both locals and foreign tourists.

The concerts will be held between 10:30-12:30 with the following schedule:


“14 September Saturday (Bandabulya), 17 September Tuesday (Lefke Hanı), 19 September Thursday(Kadınlar Pazarı Meydanı), 21 September Saturday (Bandabulya), 24 September Tuesday(Lefke Hanı), 26 September Thursday (Kadınlar Pazarı Meydanı)”.

'Clean Kitchen' Training Programme for Nicosia Downtown Restaurants and Cafes

The 'Clean Kitchen' Training Programme targeted for Nicosia Downtown restaurants and cafes will be held within the context of the Nicosia Downtown Initiative, which envisions the area to become a sustainable touristic shopping area. The trainings will last two days and all trainees will receive consultancy at their premises.

Date: 19-20 August, 2013

Time: 15:00 - 19:00

Place: Rüstem Kitabevi Üst Kat, Vakıflar Karşısı, Lefkoşa

Registration: Niyal Öztürk

Tel: 2282470

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Autumn Will Be Exciting With Downtown Jazz Festival

Naci Talat Foundation will be organising the "Nicosia Old Town Classical, Jazz and World Music Festival" between 31 August - 5 November 2013 in Downtown Nicosia. The festival will be held at the Foundation’s Peace and Friendship House, with the participation of 30 local and international bands.


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Nicosia Old Walled City Downtown Initiative

Sustainable Economic Development and ICT Sector Programme (SECOND Project)

Sht. Ecvet Yusuf Ave. Hacibulgur Apt. No.1 Yenisehir, Nicosia Tel: +90 392 2282470


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