About Pafos (Paphos)

About Pafos

Pafos sea front Cyprus

Pafos sea front Cyprus

Pafos is a beautiful coastal city in the far southwestern corner of Cyprus with approximately 60 000 inhabitants. It has the second largest airport of the island. On the way from Limassol to Pafos you can see Petra tou Romiou which is the birthplace of Afrodite, the Greek goddess of love.

Sunset in Pafos Cyprus

Sunset in Pafos Cyprus

In Pafos, Paul the Apostle baptised the first governor that converted to christianity in 45 AD. St paul’s Pillar is still seen on the main street, Apostolos Pavlos Avenue, to which Saint Paul was allegedly tied and whipped 39 times.

Pafos harbour and Fortress in Cyprus

Pafos harbour and Fortress in Cyprus

There are many historical sights in Paphos. The tombs of the Kings, Saranta Kolones and the House of Dionysos are just a few to mention. The unique mosaics in the houses of Dionysos, Theseus and Aioni are well worth seeing.

Pafos sea view in Cyprus

Pafos sea view in Cyprus

Pafos has additionally to remarkable historical sights also excellent possibilities for outdoor activities from golf courses to wind surfing. The cafes and tavernas are perfect to enjoy free time in warm Mediterranean atmosphere.

More information about Pafos you can find from visitpafos.org.cy and pafos.org.cy

 

 

 

 

 

About Nicosia (Lefkosia)

About Nicosia

Nicosia Cyprus

Nicosia Cyprus

The 1000-year-old capital of Cyprus has approximately 280 000 inhabitants. Nicosia has plenty of shops, restaurants, tavernas, cafes and bars. In the restaurants and tavernas you should definitely try out traditional “meze”, that consists of many small local dishes. There can be up to 30 different small dishes and you are supposed to try everything. Often you can choose if you prefer meat or fish meze. There are many nice taverns in the “Laiki Geitonia” where pedestrians can enjoy the old atmosphere.

Old Nicosia Cyprus

Old Nicosia Cyprus

There are many sights in Nicosia, for excample Saint John’s cathedral is worth visiting. It was built in 1665 and it has beautiful frescoes from the 16th century. In Nicosia there are also many shops to fit any taste and purse. The two main streets for shops are Ledra and Onasagorou Street. You can take as a souvenir traditional Lefkara laces, Commandaria desert wine, or Halloumi cheese. nicosia.org.cy has more information about Nicoasia and happenings in the area.

 

 

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