Constructed in the 12th century, this Byzantine church (St. Nicholas Church) was later enlarged with Gothic annexes built by the Lusignans.  The Venetians also altered the building somewhat before handing it to over the Greek Orthodox Metropolis.  Then, during the Ottoman period, this building changed hands again, serving as a depot and a market where mostly textile products were sold.  Remarkably, the masonry on its northern entrance resembles the masonry on the entrance of the St. Sophia Cathedral.

Lefkoşa (Nicosia) | Gazimagusa (Famagusta) | Girne (Kyrenia) | Güzelyurt| Iskele / Karpaz

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