Pyli Ammochostou

Famagusta Gate, the most significant of the gates of Venetian Lefkosia (Nicosia), opened onto the road that led to the most important harbour town of the island, hence its name. It was originally known as ‘Porta Giuliana’ in honour of Giulio Savorgnano, the engineer who designed and erected the Venetian walls.

The gate has an impressive façade and consists of a large vaulted passage with a large domed room in the middle, 10.97 metres in diameter. On either side of the passage are oblong rooms for the guards.

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Lefkosia
Leoforos Athinon, Lefkosia
Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 13:00, 16:00 - 19:00, May - September: 10:00 - 13:00, 17:00 - 20:00
All year round
Free entrance
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