Pinsteps. Ledra Street in Nicosia
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Ledra Street is a bustling pedestrian street located in the heart of Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus. It is one of the city's main shopping and entertainment thoroughfares and is particularly famous for its vibrant atmosphere, historic landmarks, and diverse mix of retail shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Ledra Street stretches from Eleftheria Square to the Green Line checkpoint, a crossing point into the Turkish Cypriot-controlled northern part of the city. After crossing the checkpoint, the street continues as Arasta Street in Northern Nicosia.

The street has various retail outlets, including international brands, local boutiques, souvenir shops, and traditional handicraft stores. Cafes and restaurants offer a wide selection of local and international cuisines, and the street often features live music and street performances.

In addition to its commercial appeal, Ledra Street is also rich in history and culture. Historical landmarks such as the Byzantine-era Chrysaliniotissa Church, the Omeriye Mosque, and the Leventis Municipal Museum can be found near the street.

As one of the liveliest areas in Nicosia, Ledra Street is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the city's unique blend of history, culture, and modern urban life.

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Nicosia and Kakopetria of May 1, 2023

A one-day tour of Nicosia and Kakopetria is a great way to experience the history, culture, and natural beauty of Cyprus. Starting in Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus, you can explore the island's rich history by visiting numerous historical sites, such as the Venetian walls, Ledra Street, and the buffering zones.

After a morning of sightseeing in Nicosia, head to the picturesque village of Kakopetria in the Troodos Mountains. This charming village is renowned for its traditional architecture, including beautiful stone houses and winding cobblestone streets. Stroll through the town to admire the beautiful homes or visit the Church of Transfiguration, which boasts stunning frescoes from the post-Byzantine era.

One of the most popular attractions in Kakopetria is the Karkotis River, which offers a perfect setting for relaxing sightseeing or a refreshing waterfall breeze of the clear waters. For those who enjoy hiking, the Vateri Nature Trail is a great way to explore the surrounding mountains and forests.

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