Known locally as Lefkosia, Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus and the only remaining divided city in Europe. Turkish Cypriots in the north and Greek Cypriots in the south.
Surrounding the old medieval city is still the original 16th century Venetian wall.
Today, Nicosia is a thriving metropolis with many department stores, restaurants and many fine museums.
Nicosia's airport is closed, so visitors arrive at Larnaca, Paphos or Ercan Airports.
Larnaca (Lárnaka) is a modern city built on the remains of ancient Kition an underground complex of temples dating from 1300BC; it is the third largest town in Cyprus, has the largest airpor…