Cyprus Mail

Christmas Avenue attracted nearly 240,000 people

Around 240,000 people visited Christmas Avenue which had been set up on Makarios Avenue in the capital during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period, Nicosia Municipality said on Wednesday.

Between December 6 and January 6 a total of 238,992 visited the area, surpassing the municipality’s expectations.

Around 7,500 people visited per day while most people visited on Saturdays and Sundays in December, as was expected. On Sunday December 22, some 23,900 people visited Christmas Avenue, on Sunday December 8, around 22,918 visited and on December 15 a total of 21,767 visited the festivities, the municipality said.

“For a whole month, Nicosia Municipality, in cooperation with volunteer group ‘Lefkosiazo’ offered a special place with festive shops, games and activities for small children in an effort to revive the area,” the municipality said.

The municipality went on to thank the company Body & Mind for their generous contribution of counting visitors to Christmas Avenue.


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