Have you ever wanted to be in two places at once? Well, in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, you can do just that. Learn a little bit more about this fascinating city divided between two worlds and find out about the differences between the two parts of the island.
A minute of history
The 'Southern Side'
The border between two worlds
- The main crossing point is Agios Dometios/Metehan. It is used by vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians alike.
- Another crossing point is at Ledra Palace. It was used as the original crossing back in the day by vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.
- Probably the most popular crossing among the tourists on foot is the Ledra Street crossing. It is fascinating to see how a big shopping street abruptly exchanges its many stores and cafes for bags of sand and barbed wire.