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Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory

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Address: Ledra Street | 11th Floor of the Debenhams Building, Nicosia, Cyprus
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+357 22 679369
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The height of the tower allows for vies in 360 degrees, all over the city. an interactive guide in the room gives brief information about sights. A nice visit for both locals and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
emili635
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Nicosia District, Cyprus
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Nicosia District, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The height of the tower allows for vies in 360 degrees, all over the city. an interactive guide in the room gives brief information about sights. A nice visit for both locals and tourists.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The observatory deck is at the 11th floor and it offers some nice circular views of the city below in addition to the Turkish region. There are some interactive screens with info about the attractions that appear through the windows. Also, the wall in the middle of the room offers some chronological history of the city of Nicosia. It would... More 

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Thank Tamara N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 360° view of the city at the 11th floor is really nice. You can see both greek and turkish sides. The explanations of buildings are well detailed.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great 360 view of the city of Nicosia (free or occupied) with maps and information about the most important buildings. Watch a 10 ten minutes video with the story of Nicosia.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views around nicosia just breathtaking and stunning. Worth going to and one of the highlights of my day.

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Thank Paul S
Nicosia Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always take my foreign guests to the observatory from where they get a well signposted and real view of the tragedy of the last dividedcity in Europe and probably the world

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Thank PierisT
Nicosia, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would say that of many observatories that i visited, this particular one needs update. It has great almost 360 degrees views but it lacks information on history since you can view the occupied part of the city...

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Thank Mr_Koofd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of Nicosia - particularly over the border crossing Airconditioned Great salad bar Nearby shops and amenities so good respite place

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

In addition to be great for the amazing view of Nicosia, the museum gives a nice overview of the history of the city.

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Thank hepeden
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

You pay 2.5 Euro to see a 5 minute video about Cyprus, then you can look out the windows at the city and get a little bit of information about the city. Do not expect too much as there isn't much to see. All in all it was interesting to get a visual reference of a few of the good... More 

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