• Denomination: Agios Nikolaos (Gothic Cathedral)

  • District: Famagusta

  • Town/Village: Famagusta/Within the Walls

  • Category: Church

  • Religion: Christian

  • A.Monument: Yes

  • Ref#: 27

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

This is a 14th Century Gothic cathedral converted to a mosque during the Ottoman period. Nave of seven bays ending in polygonal apse with side aisles ending in apsidal chapels. Buttresses on the exterior walls facade had towers on either side. Exquisite Gothic decorations adorn the buttresses etc. Used as mosque.

General Conditions

Structure: Good

Facade: Fair

Roof: Fair

Interior: Fair

Decoration: Fair

Mass: Unknown (Not Visible)

Humidity: Non Existing


Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: Yellow Sand Stone

Roof: Unknown (Not Visible)

Floors: Ribbet vaults of sandstone

Doors: Wood

Windows: Stone Mullions on Rosettes & Stained glass


Icons: No

Hagiography: No

Michrap: No

Small Signs: Not Available

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: Yes

Cadastral Elements: Not Available

Proposed Protection Measures

Continuous maintenance & monitoring of any structural problems