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... used to stand. It was originally built to protect the city’s coastline from Arab and pirate invasions in the 7th century, thus later on the Lusignans simply reconstructed it.
At present, most of the castle is in ruins, but some areas are still maintained and can be explored like the dungeons and towers! ...
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.
... night here in Platres before I get to Kalavassos but after spending the whole day with Mary and Rob I am sure I will feel blue when I see them driving off. I don’t want to have the same experience like the one I had last year when I was visiting Vassa. Seeing my sister driving off I got so emotional that I started crying. I remember how anxious I had become that night that I had to make phone calls and arrange to leave and get to Larnaca the next ...
The Educational Museum of Vasa is just behind “Pyrgos” Restaurant. The old building used to be the old school of the village and after gentrification it has become the cultural centre. On one of the pictures I have taken, there are the names of the group of people who contributed in the creation of this centre.
In all, I am sure every single family contributed with information, photos, documents ...