Famagusta Gate

Local nameFamagusta Gate
LocationKızılbaş, Nicosia, Cyprus

The Famagusta Gate is a gate in the Nicosia walls, Cyprus. It is the chief gate of the city: the Porta Giuliana, or "di sotto" of Fra Stefano Lusignano's " Chorograffia", known as Famagusta Gate in modern times. This construction, in the Venetian style has been copied from the famous Lazaretto Gate of Candia designed by Michael Sammicheli at the beginning of the 16th century, and consists of a vaulted passage through the earthwork rampart of the city with a carefully executed spherical dome, eleven metres in diameter, in its centre.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Famagusta_Gate

Address 35 Λεωφόρος Νικηφόρου Φωκά, Λευκωσία 1016, Cyprus

Coordinates 35°10'27.323" N 33°22'16.336" E

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