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Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory

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Must visit if not crossing the border

Located at 11th floor.. this observatory gives an excellent view of the buildings in the TRNC. We... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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A beautiful stop to get to know the history. The view from the 11th floor is splendid. 2.5 euros... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Beirut, Lebanon
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Ledra Street | 11th Floor of the Debenhams Building, Nicosia, Cyprus
+357 22 679369
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is tucked away behind the H&M shop very close to the crossing between the North and South of Nicosia. The viewing platform is on floor 11, but you can only see the South from here unless you pay, but if you go to the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really worth a visit and have a panoramic 360 degrees view of Nicosia, beautiful divided capital. It costs a couple of euros.

Thank Marco A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It really worths visiting it. The visitor is able to see all. Out all Lefkosia from the 11th floor. Also very sad to realize that Lefkosia is the only European capital which remains separated after the Turkish invasion in 1974.

Thank Nikolaos C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good place for tourists, nice view, an opportunity for people to learn the history of Cyprus and learn about monuments

Thank EriaM3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit place in Nicosia. On Ledra street, easy to find. Great view to all around the Nicosia with explanations with building etc. Worth to visit if there is no time to walk across all streets and check all objects.

Thank Klaudija G
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Located at 11th floor.. this observatory gives an excellent view of the buildings in the TRNC. We walked the long Ledra Street to the very end to see the custom then walked back to find this building. The entrance is not along Ledra Street but...More

Thank leett77
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful stop to get to know the history. The view from the 11th floor is splendid. 2.5 euros per person entry make sure you visit this place. Its located in the building right above H&M store.

Thank ContessaLM
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I always recommend this observatory to everyone visiting Nicosia for the first time. It gives a quick overview of Nicosia's history, cultural legacy and historical monuments. It offers panoramic views of the city, maps explaining the most important monuments and places, and a descriptive video...More

Thank k t
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The view is amazing. Although not very high, you get a good view of the surrounding area. If you have binoculars, it would be even better experience.

Thank xanthosm2018
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Nicosia is not a high-rise city so being on the 11th storey of the observation tower offers a decent view over the city and across the border into Northern Cyprus. You almost get a 360-degree vista if you crane your neck around the southern facing...More

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Georg Mirek K
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Response from hadjidemetrious | Reviewed this property |
This is because it depends on whether a holiday happens to fall on a specific Sunday... Most Sundays is open, from 11:00-17:00
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2.5 euro my friend
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