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If you are staying in Nicosia for a few days you must visit the Open Market where vendors sell... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
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Just wander around!

Great produce, dried fruits, nuts, pasta, vegetables, bakery items, and don’t miss the jams and... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Brannon W
Davidsonville, Maryland
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Konstantinou Paleologou Av. (Old Nicosia), Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Nicosia for only one day, so I had not enough time to go all around the place. I spent half my time in the Greek side and the other half in the Turkish side, mostly where the market was. The latter was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

If you are staying in Nicosia for a few days you must visit the Open Market where vendors sell local produce and goods. Some are people coming from villages who sell olives, fetta, and kolokassi. While there is not a lot of variety between stands,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Hanancha
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We visited Nicosia for the day whilst staying on the Greek side of Cyprus, as you walk through the Greek side approaching the border point you will notice all the modern shops and cafes, however, once you are through to the Turkish side you notice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank gillie007
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Great produce, dried fruits, nuts, pasta, vegetables, bakery items, and don’t miss the jams and farm-made wines.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Brannon W
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Old town is a nice mixture of tourist trap and an interesting place! We strolled around for a couple of hours and found quite a lot of nice shops, when we left the main streets. Highly recommendable!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank MatS5101
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Many years since I was in Nicosia , the open markets , the smiling faces . We stayed with friends and we went all over this city within a city, the history of just this city is fascinating of how Turkey invaded Cyprus. Even today...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 265raymondm
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Open market is always best place to buy cheaper products, you have to roam about to find good prices

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank Muneeb A
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I love local markets no matter what they are selling: food or goods. You meet interesting people and see local culture up close. This one is excellent with all kinds of traditional goods and a smaller food section. Just wandering around offers an adventure. Buying...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Gail O
Reviewed 21 January 2017

It’s a very simple fruit & veg market. On the day we went, with a basket of live snails a few of which were making their escape – unfortunately at a snail’s pace so they probably didn’t get far. There is parking at the market...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank FrankMoffatt
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I cant imagine why a tourist would go there.... but if you leave in Cyprus etc. and wish to get fresh vegetables, fruits etc. This is the best place and value for money especially if you go around 12 lunch time since they want to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank christosPashiardis
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