Nicosia: the world’s last divided capital

Stops

10

Stories

50

Distance

2.3km

Duration

1h20min

Audio

No

Description

The tour presents Cyprus’ past focusing on the historical period before, during and after 1974. The coup by Greek colonels resulted in ousting the Greek-Cypriot leader Archbishop Makarios and Turkey retaliated by invading and seizing a third of Cyprus. Since then, Cyprus is still bristling with troops and Nicosia remains the last divided capital.

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RePAST H2020 Project

RePAST has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. It investigates how European societies deal with their troubled pasts today through the analysis of conflict discourses rooted in those pasts.

See all by RePAST H2020 Project

Contributors

  • Clio Muse
  • Technologiko Panepistimio Kyprou (CUT)

Details

Crossing checkpoint-Ledras Street

  • Old Nicosia

24/7

Free (courtesy of RePAST H2020 funded project)

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Why take a self-guided tour?

This is a self-guided tour based on the award-winning storytelling concept developed by Clio Muse and the fascinating narratives prepared by our handpicked destination experts.

You can enjoy each multilingual tour by using your smartphone or tablet at your own pace even if you are offline. The interactive map on your screen will guide you step-by-step as you explore all points of interest along your route. Each stop comes with a selection of our signature stories allowing you to tailor the tour experience to your personal interests and schedule.

After downloading Clio Muse app, you can access this tour and activate it any moment you wish and also repeat it any time. To best enjoy our multimedia self-guided tour (comprising maps, video, audio and text) we recommend the use of headphones.

This tour is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. image/svg+xml

By clicking "Add to cart", you are purchasing this tour in English. This tour is also available in the following languages: Ελληνικά.