The Best of Paphos Walking Tour
With a professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. What is the link between the Greek goddess of beauty, Aphrodite, and Paphos? What had the locals held and built to commemorate Aphrodite? You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Is it true that Paphos is the home of one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites? Which architectural style inspires Paphos’ mosaic-designed buildings? Did Paphos win the title of the European Capital of Cultures a few years ago? You will be surprised to know the hidden stories in the streets, buildings, and in corners of Paphos. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. It is Perfect for people who visit the city for the first time and want to get the most out of it.
- Professional local tour guide
- Paphos Castle Admission fee
- Ottoman Baths Admission fee
Route & Duration
Paphos castle is a medieval fort and it is located at the west end of the harbor of the town was built by the Byzantine empire to protect it and was rebuilt in the 13 century by Lusigans but then destroyed by the Venetians. In 1592 the Ottoman Empire restored the western castle tower with some Venetian additions. In the castle, you will see that part of the castle has an enclosed courtyard in the middle, the ground floor of a central hall with small rooms on its two long sides, and used as a prison cell By the Ottoman Empire. The Ottomans handed over the administration of the island to the British in 1878, who used the castle as a salt store until 1935. when it was declared an Ancient Monument under The Antiquities law.
En Plo Gallery
An old port building provides the venue for art exhibitions of various artists, such as painters, photographers, and craftsmen. Lectures and talks are also open to the general public.
Agia Kyriaki Chrysopolitissa
The church of Ayia Kyriaki Chrysopolitissa was built around 1540 as a Latin Church. On the site of a small church, it was destroyed in 365 by an earthquake. It is a stone-built church that received many additions and improvements over the centuries. On the church site, you will see Saint Paul's pillar, the remains of Chrysopolitissa Basilica, and the remains of the Roman Catholic Church.
The Ottoman baths are from medieval times. It is a stone-built building with a stone vault of the Ottoman era and consists of three main rooms: a reception area, a second room where visitors used to undress, and the main bath.
Paphos Castle, Paphos, Cyprus See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.