Shacolas Tower

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Nicos Shacolas Tower
Nicosia Shacolas Tower.jpg
Shacolas Tower is seen in the background.
General information
Status Complete
Type Office
Observatory
Museum
Business Center
Conference hall
Location Nicosia, Cyprus
Completed 1996
Owner Nikos Shacolas
Management Shacolas Group
Height
Roof 50 meters
Technical details
Floor count 11 floors
Floor area 7.300 square
Lifts/elevators 11 floors
Design and construction
Main contractor Shacolas Group

Shacolas Tower is a highrise building completed in the 1990s, which is located in the old town of Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. It is currently the fifth tallest building in Cyprus and third in Nicosia. It is considered a hallmark of the city's old town. The first 5 floors are H&M department stores and the 6th floor is a cafeteria offering a panoramic view of the old city of Nicosia. The 11th floor is an observatory and a museum overlooking the whole capital. There are telescopes, binoculars and a recorded feature on the history of the capital.

Museum and observatory[edit]

This museum combines a modern museum with the view of the entire city. It can be found on the 11th floor of the Shacolas Tower. The exhibition - a cooperation with the Leventis Museum of Nicosia and the Debenhams Group - shows photographs and descriptions of Old Nicosia, a multilingual taped history and binoculars.

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Coordinates: 35°10′19″N 33°21′41″E / 35.1719°N 33.3615°E / 35.1719; 33.3615