Venetian Walls

Local nameEnetiká Teíchi
LocationNicosia, Cyprus

The Venetian Walls are a series of defensive walls which surround the capital city of Nicosia in Cyprus. The first city walls were built in the Middle Ages, but they were completely rebuilt in the mid-16th century by the Republic of Venice. The walls are still largely intact, and are among the best preserved Renaissance fortifications in the Eastern Mediterranean. They are a major tourist attraction.

The city of Nicosia, along with Valletta in Malta and Palmanova in Italy, was considered to be a practical example of an ideal city of the Renaissance, and this was due to its fortifications as well as the urban life within the city.

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Address Λεωφόρος Κωνσταντίνου Παλαιολόγου, Λευκωσία 1015, Cyprus

Coordinates 35°10'9.134" N 33°21'54.641" E

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