Holistic Overview of Structural Design and Construction
Limassol, Cyprus, August 3-8, 2020

Accompanying Person Program

Nicosia: The Capital of Cyprus

The program will be designed around the number of AP participants attending.

The Accompanying Persons' Tour will be planned for Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

Minimum Attendance: 3

  • Full-Day Excursion
  • Lunch and refreshments included
  • Visits:
    • Handicraft Centre
    • Archaeological Museum
    • Laiki Gitonia & Old Town

A visit to any capital is a must. The contrast of the old and new is most evident in Nicosia, known for its modern architecture in the old city within the Venetian ramparts of 16th century. Nicosia is a city that possesses many important historical monuments and interesting museums. The first stop will be the Handicraft Centre. The centre aims to promote and enrich visitor's knowledge of traditional fold art and craft skills. The centre has various workshops and a showroom/shop at its premises, as well as shops in Old Town.

The excursion will continue with a visit to Nicosia’s Archaeological Museum, which contains valuable artifacts from 7000 BC. The excursion will end at ‘Laiki Gitonia’, the restored commercial quarter of the old city, where all the participants will be able to have a stroll and visit the picturesque shops which sell traditional items.