Lefkoşa (Nicosia) is the capital city of Northern Cyprus an it is situated in the centre of the island. Lefkoşa is currently the only divided capital city in the world. As with its southern counterpart, the old town is hemmed by Venetian walls, with the majority of city’s modern buildings and administrative machinery located outside the walls, and most tourist attractions to be found in the old town within the walls. Ledra Street (Lokmacı Caddesi) pedestrian crossing is an easy way to walk to southern Nicosia from northern Nicosia. Dereboyu Street is the busiest place of the city with lots of restaurants and shops, and it is busy until late.
Near East University is the biggest university in the Northern Cyprus which has 16 faculties comprising 220 departments and programs, 28 research institutes. NEU Faculty of Medicine is the founder LC of the Medical Students’ Association of Northern Cyprus which has been continuing its education since 2008.
Climate in Lefkoşa (Nicosia) is influenced by local steppe climate. During the year there is little rainfall. The annual temperature id 18.8°C.
Near East University, standing out as a small town of education in center of Northern Cyprus, with the all-round on campus facilities and opportunities such as sports fields, shops, restaurants, dormitories with a capacity of 5000 people, health and fitness center, hospitals, cafes, student clubs, radio-TV center, Grand library, Olympic swimming pool, national and international banks, travel agencies, post office, 24 hours security and health services.
Near East University Hospital is the most advanced research and training hospital of Eastern Mediterranean Region. Educational hospital facilities accepted to WHO Avicenna Group (March 2013, Geneva – Switzerland) The language of education is in English and organ/system based integrated system is implemented as the method of education.
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Selimiye Mosque-St. Sophia Cathedral this fortress-like cathedral-cum-mosque was completed in 1228 and has survived a number of eartquakes since then.
Great Inn (Büyük Han) is Cyprus’ best-preserved example of Ottoman caranseari architecture, built in 1572 by the first Ottoman governor of Cyprus, Lala Mustafa Paşa.
Bedesten was builtas a small Byzantine chapel in 6th century. Today it’s primarily used as the venue for exhibitions, concerts and whirling dervish performances.
Bandabuliya is a covered market has a mix of local craft shops and bohemian cafes.
Atatürk Square (Sarayönü) the heart of the walled city with an opportunity to see Venetian Column, Judicial Building, and other historical buildings.
The Great Turkish Bath is built over 400 years ago and still active, this bath is a place to relax.Samanbahçe Houses a very good reflection of traditional Turkish Cypriot architecture, these houses are well-preserved and well worth seeing and photographing.