Traditional Workshop in Agros

Niki’s Sweets

Selling her products all over Cyprus, and exporting as far as Australia, Niki makes marmalades, fig preserves and walnut sweets. Many of her preserves offer natural soothing and healing properties. You can also purc…
Traditional Workshop in Agros

Kafkalia Sausages

Some of the tastiest Cypriot meat products, including lountza, hiromeri (traditional smoked ham), loukanika and pastourmas (spicy smoked beef), are made fresh on the premises. Check out the smoke room next to the st…
Traditional Workshop in Agros

Venus Rose

At this rose-product store you can check out the workshop for a glimpse of the many ways roses can be used. Great examples include flower water, skin cleanser, candles, rose liqueur and rose oil – one of the most so…
Sweets in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)


You can’t miss the mouthwatering display of Turkish delight outside this shop, located near the main entrance of the market. This is where the locals shop for their sweet treats and it’s a whole different taste expe…
Silk in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)


Cyprus’ heritage of producing silk from silkworms and the once ubiquitous mulberry tree comes alive in this shop where owner Munise and her elderly mother hand weave the silk patterns. The patterns were traditionall…
Organic Products in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)

Shiffa Home

Shiffa’s owner makes handmade soaps, jams and preserves. She also sells and advises on local herbal and aromatherapy remedies.
Books in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)

Rüstem Kitabevi

This well-supplied store, with old and new books, and many English-language reads, plus a rack of all kinds of magazines. Also has a branch of Gloria Jeans Coffee, with 14 caffeine fixes to choose from, and a shady …
Arts & Crafts in Around Lemesos


Part art gallery, artists atelier, shop and cafe, Pleiades sells local pottery, jewellery and the exquisite glassware and mosaics of the owner, Phoebe. The cafe here sells tempting homemade cheesecake so it’s the pe…
Arts & Crafts in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)

Senay Erkut

Beautiful handmade ceramic jewellery with a floral theme. Make fabulous, inexpensive and unusual gifts.
Arts & Crafts in North Nicosia (Lefkoşa)


Hidden away among the endless stalls selling lycra leggings and similar is this shop that has been selling buttons since the 1950s. The choice is wonderfully diverse including translucent and delicate, big and brass…