Paphos region, according to the map, divide the Cypriot resort into two parts - Upper and Lower Paphos.
Name, description and areas of Paphos attractions
- Kato Paphos: the excursions for tourists will be invited to explore the Paphos Castle (castle gates are connected to the harbor arch bridge, the area in front of it - is a place where cultural events are organized in the form of operas), Church of the Holy besserebrennikov (in the Orthodox Church revered healers and miracle workers Cosmas and Damian) , Panagia Teoskepasti (then stored silver-plated icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary) and Agia Kyriaki (you can visit the Orthodox services, for example, during the celebration of the day of St. Peter and Paul), take a trip to the ancient Greek catacombs, one of which is "sheltered" holy spring (despite the fact that the source became shallow and the water is turbid because of the huge number of people wanting to get a healing moisture, it has not lost its properties - particularly useful water brings suffering from eye diseases) and the chapel of St. Solomoni. Catacombs and the famous cave of Agios Agapitikos (according to the legend lovers should go inside, holding hands together to live a long and happy life, without parting). In this part of the city will be able to explore the old houses decorated with ancient mosaics (should take a photo of the house) - it is Theseus house (there is a mosaic of Ariadne, Theseus and the Minotaur), Orpheus (the glory he brought mosaic panel depicting the wild beasts of Orpheus, Amazon and Hercules) and Dionysus (you can see the mosaic painting depicting the image of a woman surrounded by personalized seasons; here there is also a mosaic composition devoted to the grape harvest).
- Pano Paphos: walk along this part of the city involves inspection of the palace of the Bishop (it is recommended to visit the Byzantine Museum, the exhibition which presents more than 100 icons of 12-19 centuries, the frescoes from the destroyed churches, manuscripts, carvings on wood, metal ecclesiastical items), and Jami Kebir Mosque (on the her place until 1584 was the Christian church), as well as the study of the pedestrian quarter (tourists be glad to interesting places as cafes, shops with souvenirs and shops, as well as rise on a viewing platform, where their eyes open view of the whole of Paphos and the sea ).
Where to stay tourists
Paphos is a lot of relevant name resort luxury 4-5 star hotels - his guests can stay at the "Amalthia Beach" or "Elysium", reminiscent of a medieval castle.
Travelers can stay in any part ofPaphos - each of them have interesting attractions and leisure activities, but in Upper Paphos, you can find cheaper accommodation facilities in the form of guest houses and small hotels.
You want to stay near the sea andadmired from hotel windows the harbor and the castle of Paphos? Look closely at the "Louis Imperial Beach" (to the city center can be reached in 15 minutes using the free service in the form of delivery of tourists to the center by bus).