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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! ...
... The establishment was dedicated to the God of Medicine, Asklipios, whose priests were famed for their healing skills and extreme dedication.
The Agora in English means market. Agora is estimated to have been constructed in the middle of the 2nd century AD, in a squared structure measuring 95 metres x 95 metres with colonnaded ...
... 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.
THE HOUSE OF ORPHEUS
The mosaics of this villa belong to the third century A.D and lie to the west of the House of Theseus. There are three mythological representations worth seeing, “Orpheus and his Lyre”, “Hercules and the Lion of Nemea” and “the Amazon”.
THE HOUSE OF AION:
The mosaics of the House date back to the 4th century ...
... of dusty rocks and holes in the ground-The tombs of the kings which never had a king lay in rest in any of the tombs. This kind lady pointed and gestured in a direction toward the water but then stated, "I have a car" in a lovely gesture that she was happy to drive us to the location! The guide book suggested that locals may do this! Of course I'm not adverse to some niceties of travel, but to receive a kind offer from a total stranger made me humbled to be in such a beautiful ...