Cyprus: Historical Places in Paphos
Even though Paphos is very touristic, there are some pristine landscapes and archaeological sites too. Aphrodite, the goddess of love, beauty and pleasure landed in this city after she rose from sea. Loads of interesting tales related to Paphos and the places below.
Roman hotel has refreshed itself with some wonderful drawings. History all over the place.
Quite close from the Roman hotel is an entrance of ancient Agia Solomoni church. Majority of archeologists consider that originally it was a catacomb. I find the place unique because it is carved underground out of limestone and has quite a huge space with separate rooms down there. Loads of people believe that hanging a rag in the tree has a curing effect.
Agioi Anargyroi Church, definitely worth a look.
The name of this place is Tombs of The Kings, however no kings were buried here. It’s a place for Paphitic aristocrats and high officials. The name and UNESCO Heritage Site title was earned by the magnificence of the tombs which are cut in the solid native rock in about 4th century before Christ. Some of the tombs imitates quite fancy homes of living. This was a cool place to visit, because it’s definitely the oldest human-built site that I have been to.
Proud Cypriots travelling home with a serious Hay catch.