"~Paphos~" Paphos by freya_heaven

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Paphos

Until an airport was built east of Paphos in 1984, few people had heard of the small fishing & agricultural town of Paphos.

Sadly today the hotels sprawl along the seafront & the whole place is pretty much set for the tourists. We visited in winter time when most shops & restaurants were closed, an ideal trime to visit if your want the historical sights to yourself as we did.

Paphos Ruins

There are many ruins to wander around and explore in Paphos, Here in the right of the photo is St Pauls Pillar, Cyprus was one of the many place Paul visited in his quest to convert people to Christianity.

Paphos Pelican

This was the Paphos Pelican. He lived near the harbour for many years, I believe he has sadly now gone to Pelican Heaven.

See my main Cyprus Page for more details of things to see & do outside Paphos

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  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2005 at 9:19 AM

    It is wonderful indeed how many interested places are on the world - but your presentation is unique. Thank you Nicola.

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2005 at 8:38 AM

    Paphos was a great base to branch out from - Thanks for reminding me. leyle

  • olja1234's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2005 at 4:23 AM

    Marvelous page, throught which I revisited Paphos again. Thanks Nicola.

  • travelife's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2005 at 3:10 PM

    WOW, such a treasure of info and pics escaped my attention for so long! Nice pic with Papa Dyonisos.. buing oranges! Nik's 'kodak moment' in Paphos ;-)

  • Mikebond's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2005 at 7:42 AM

    Interesting page, as always. I have to go to Kypros-Kibris-Cyprus, but not before they have reached an agreement to reunificate the island, otherwise my European soul would feel sad.

  • Gerrem's Profile Photo
    Aug 16, 2005 at 5:07 AM

    Again great pics and infos! Thank you for sharing, Nicola. Hugs, Michael

  • Paul2001's Profile Photo
    Jul 28, 2005 at 2:04 PM

    Love ruins like those seen here. An a beach too. Perfect.

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    May 25, 2005 at 3:03 AM

    Interesting stuff, thanks for sharing.

  • masc4s's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2005 at 12:40 PM

    Lovely overview of Paphos Nicola. Where did you get that deal? That price for 2 weeks is absolutely amazing!

  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    Feb 25, 2005 at 12:20 AM

    Wonderful place I see on your pics. Some day I'll come here. Local transortation is useful tip indeed :-)))

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