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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 ...
... br> It played an important role in the island’s antiquity, but even today the millions of visitors that visit exhibit its vitality and importance.
The ruins of the Roman Temple of Asclepius lie on the south of the Odeon.
The Asklipion operated both as a hospital and temple of ...
... 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.
... date to the Roman period.
On this particular entry you will see elaborate floor mosaics that reflect a highly sophisticated society.
I am visiting the 4 different Houses of Dionysos, Theseus, Orpheus and Aion.
THE HOUSE OF DIONYSOS:
This restored Roman villa dates back to the 2nd century A.D. The ...
... old picture of Sotiri with his class on the wall. Truly there were many students attending school those years, but nowadays students have to take the bus and go to a neighboring, a much bigger village than Vasa every day. We are truly impressed with what we see, the excellent design of the interior and the well display of the exhibits and precious collection.
Every piece of information is like a gem of its own. ...