38, TV host, Journalist & Radio producer, Nicosia - Cyprus
Beautiful views, beautiful food, beautiful people… the both southern and eastern-most capital city in the European Union has a lot going for it. So we asked local TV and radio presenter, Tasos Tryfonos for some help. Follow his insider tips and you can't go wrong.
No better start of your day than to begin your journey with an amazing brunch at the Silver Pot! Lots of healthy and wholesome options in the very heart of town. The industrial, contemporary décor gives the place a fresh outlook. Grab a table under the trees and soak it up!
- Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm
- Saturday 10.30am-3.30pm
You can’t leave Cyprus without an original souvenir and To Yallourgeio’s must be the most iconic. From jewellery to traditional stained glass to decorative items for your home, everything here is made from glass. They even make custom-made glass objects and structures to order.
- Monday-Friday 8.00am-2.00pm & 4.00pm-7.00pm
Your one stop shop for comics, graphic novels, manga, anime, trading card/role playing games and all other related merchandise in Cyprus. In the room next door you can immediatly read or test your bought games. So come by and hang out!
- Monday-Tuesday 2.00pm-8.00pm
- Thursday-Friday 2.00pm-8.00pm
- Saturday 10.00am-6.00pm
Ready for the real taste of Cyprus? This traditional Cypriot tavern is extremely popular for business lunches and meetings and often the scene for some interesting exchanges and encounters. One of my personal favorites.
- Monday-Saturday 11.00am-16.00pm
Get A Bag is full of all the latest Eastpak collections in luggage, day packs and accessories. Great news if you need a bag and preferably the best in town.
- Monday-Friday 9.00am-1.00pm & 2.00pm-7.00pm
- Wednesday-Saturday 9.00am-2.00pm
There's nothing more contemporary than vintage! This brand-new vintage store in the old town is not only filled to the rafters with original clothes, art and deco items, it is also founded on a strict philosophy of fair trade, ethical commerce and local artist.
- Monday-Sunday 10.00am-8.00pm
A family business that goes back over half a century. This café just a stone’s throw from the Parthenagogio, is my favorite coffee stop. They know how to make great coffee here and they love to make it too! If you’re still hungry, the range of traditional savories will surely hit the spot!
- Monday 8.00am-2.00pm
- Tuesday 8.00am-10.00pm
- Wednesday 8.00am-2.00pm
- Thursday-Sunday 8.00am-10.00pm
This museum is a must place to visit when you are in town. The brand-new modern art museum hosts the Leventis collection, a unique collection of art from Cyprus, Greece and beyond.
- Monday 10.00am-5.00pm
- Wednesday 10.00am-10.00pm
- Thursday-Sunday 10.00am-5.00pm
Greek Cypriot cuisine can also be hip, fresh, and contemporary. This modern restaurant near the Public Theatre will prove it to you! Call in for lunch or dinner.
- Monday-Saturday 12.00pm-12.00am
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