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A symbol of Paphos rich heritage.
The famed fort's name, Saranta Kolones (forty columns) originates from the fact that the castle was originally built on the base of 40 columns.
The Lusignans built the forty columns in the 13th century, where previously a ...
A TOUCH OF HISTORY
What remains of Paphos Acropolis are ancient ruins and buildings, nonetheless its significance remains as one of the most historical symbols of the city's long ancient history.
The magnificent Acropolis is located near the city's new Lighthouse. It was constructed in the 2nd century and the grand Odeon was ...
... protect the harbor but was destroyed due of an earthquake in the year 1222.
The Castle was rebuilt by the Lusignans in the 13th century.
These days, it serves as a background for the annual open-air Paphos cultural festival, which takes place in September.
... br> Five mythological scenes worth seeing ar "The bath of Dionysus", "Leda and the Swan." "The beauty contest between Cassiopeia and the Nereids", "Apolla and Marsyas," and the "Triumpant procession of Dionysus".
The Entrance Fee is €4.50. Personally, I use my Pass and get inside free.
So, come along to show you a bit ...
... and Africa. The success of the city reached its apex in the 3rd century A.D. as evidence by the quantity of ornate tombs and buildings discovered from that period. However, in the early part of the 4th century A.D. sever earthquakes destroyed much of Paphos. The city was rebuilt but it never regained its prominence in the region. It can be mentioned that at the Council of Nicea in 325 A.D. one of the attending bishops (Cyril) was from the city of Paphos on Cyprus. So that ...