North Nicosia Historical Photo Walk
Photowalking is the act of walking with a camera for the main purpose of taking pictures of things that the photographer may find interesting. (from wikipedia)
If you would like to visit more places, please do not hesitate to write us. We'll try to add it to our program if it is okay for all attendees.
Whats included in price
* 3 hours customizable guided tour of North Nicosia with a skilled photographer
* You can come to our meeting point or we can arrange a free pickup and drop-off for you with advanced notice (only in boundaries of Nicosia)
* Basic photography lesson (for beginners)
* Booklet with detailed information about the spots we will visit will be provided
* Bottled Water
What is not included
Our photowalks are not just for “professional photographers”
You can join our tour with any camera or even with your mobile phone
Checklist before you attend
1- Wear comfortable
You'll be on your feet almost all of the tour. Highly recommended to wear supportive, comfortable shoes for walking
2- Protection from sun
You should bring your hat, sun glasses and sun block
Availability confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking. Please note that all tours are subject to availability
Historical places to visit
Buyuk Han is the largest caravansarai on the island of Cyprus and is considered to be one of the finest buildings on the island.
The Kyrenia Gate is a gate in the Nicosia walls, in North Nicosia, TRNC. It was the gate which was used for transport to the northern areas, especially Kyrenia. The gate was built in 1567 by Venetians, as a part of the new city walls.
Formerly Cathédrale Sainte Sophie, is a mosque located in the Turkish-controlled northern part of the walled city of Nicosia
Formerly known as the Church of St Nicholas. is a historical building in the Selimiye quarter of North Nicosia. Originally built as a church in the 6th century and expanded in the 12th and 14th centuries, it was converted to a bedesten, a type of covered market, during the Ottoman rule and is currently used as a cultural center. It is next to the Selimiye Mosque, being located to its northwest.
Arab Ahmet Mosque
Arab Ahmet Mosque is situated in the western Arab Ahmet Quarter of Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. It was built in the late 16th century. The Mosque is named after a commander of the 1571 Ottoman army.
Dervish Pasha Mansion
Derviş Paşa Konağı is a historical mansion and ethnographic museum in the Arab Ahmet quarter of Nicosia, currently located in North Nicosia. It lies on the Beliğ Paşa Street and has two floors. It is considered to be one of the finest examples of Ottoman architecture in Cyprus.
Sarayönü Square and Venetian Column
The Venetian Column, which was transported from the ruins of Salamis, stands at the square. The column is made of granite and it is believed to have been aquarried from the temple of Zeus at Salamis. It was brought to Nicosia from Salamis in 1550 and was stored in the grounds of the "Sarayönü Mosque". It was placed in its current place in 1915 and then was decorated with an engraving at its base of the date it was brought to Nicosia and the date it was erected(1550 and 1915). In the north of the square, there is a fountain built during the Ottoman rule.
Laura Lane - 2016-08-01 11:43:00
Simply this tour was very delightful. Our tour guide was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable of the city and its history; no need to mention his professional photography skills. I was travelling with my boyfriend and Cyprus was our second stop. I am