Girne city centre area will be trialled for pedestrianisation
A part of Ziya Rızkı Street will be closed to vehicle traffic as a trial for 1 month after March 1st.
According to G-10/2019 decision of the Municipality of Girne on 7 February 2019, a part of Ziya Rızkı Street will be closed for vehicles as a trial for one month between Friday and Monday. Within the scope of Pedestrianization Project of Girne City Center, between 1 March-1 April 2019 Ziya Rızkı Street, Girne Ramadan Cemil Square and the route between the four ways to the Atatürk Monument at Kombars Taxi (Kombos Taxi-Reşat Kuyumcu).
Vehicles will be allowed between 06.00am and 10.00am on Saturdays and Sundays.
Güngördü: The aim is to make the region a center of attraction
Providing information about the project, the Mayor of Girne, Nidai Gungordu said that their aim is to make the Girne shopping area and the historical center of the city as popular as in modern countries and to make it an attraction center where cafes, restaurants and bars are spread alongside the stores. Nidai Güngördı stated that they would like to carry out the project in harmony with the local people and artisans.
There is a lack of parking in the city center.
Nidai Güngördı also pointed out that there are about one thousand car capacity parking lots within walking distance of the city center. They are located to the east of the pedestrian area with the Baldöken and Karakız Parking lots, the parking lot opposite the Savoy Hotel in the west, the parking lot opposite the electricity facility, 2 parking areas in the Rocks hotel area and the parking lot in Girne Tourism Park. Güngördü stated that there are some private parking lots besides the parking lots of the regional schools.