Paphos

People flock to Petra tou Romiou for selfies with Aphrodite

The initiative of the Society for Tourism Development and Promotion of Paphos (STDPP), of the application of "Enriched Reality" created to highlight the myth...

Two women arrested in Paphos on suspicion of theft

A case of conspiracy to commit a crime, burglary, theft and malicious damage is now being investigated by the Paphos Police Department for which...

Paphos brawl over various things not moved in time

A 68-year-old man was arrested in Paphos and then charged formally to be summoned to court in connection with an on-going investigation including grievous...

Almyra Hotel: A place made in heaven

Almyra, one of the finest hotels in the Mediterranean and a member of the Thanos family of hotels that brought us Anassa and Annabelle,...

Tzelefos Bridge: Venetian heritage in the mountains of Paphos

The bridge of Tzelefos is a medieval Venetian bridge located in the mountains of Paphos at the borders of Phini, Agios Nicolaos and Pera...

Paphos’ Tombs of the Kings: one of the world heritage sites

The Tombs of the Kings is a large necropolis lying about two kilometres north of Paphos harbour in Cyprus. It is a UNESCO World...

Paphos Castle: medieval beauty by the sea

Paphos Castle is located on the edge of Paphos harbour. It was originally built as a Byzantine fort to protect the harbour It was then...

Charming Miliou for those who need retreat

On the road from Paphos to Polis, about 13 km before you reach Polis, there is a turning on the left which will take...

Anti-Gravity Hill near Paphos: surreal optical illusion

The Cyprus' anti-gravity hill is located near the village of Droushia on the west coast of the island between Paphos and Polis, more precisely ...

Paphos mosaics

The House of Dionysos The mosaic decorations and the mythological compositions are the main characteristics of this restored Roman villa, dating back to the second...

Archaeological Park of Kato Pafos (Paphos)

The Archaeological Park of Kato Pafos (Paphos) is one of the most important archaeological sites of Cyprus and has been included in the UNESCO...

Tombs of the Kings

The famous ‘Tombs of the Kings’ form part of the Archaeological Park of Kato Pafos (Paphos) - one of the most important archaeological sites...

Palaipafos – Kouklia Archaeological Site

The archaeological site of Palaipafos (‘old Pafos’ in Greek) is located in Kouklia Village and was one of the most important city-kingdoms of Cyprus,...

Lempa Prehistoric Settlement

Excavations in the village of Lempa, 4km north of Pafos (Paphos), have brought to light an important settlement of the Chalcolithic Age (3900-2500 BC)....

Maa – Palaeokastro Archaeological Site and Museum

Located close to Coral Bay resort, the settlement of Maa-Paleokastro is where the first ancient (Mycenaean) Greeks settled in 1200 BC after emigrating to...

Loutra – Ottoman Hamam

Located near the old marketplace in Pafos, the Ottoman Hamam (baths) is a stone-vaulted building with three areas: a reception area, an intermediate area...

Paphos Medieval Fort

Originally a Byzantine fort built to protect the harbour, the fort was rebuilt by the Lusignans in the 13th century, but then dismantled by...

Agios Georgios, Pegeia

Agios Georgios (St George) at Peyeia is a well-known pilgrimage site on Cape Drepanon in the Pafos district in the west of Cyprus. In...

Top Stories

Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,387 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Steps taken for the reduction of nuisance in cities

Measures are being taken by police to alleviate the phenomenon of public nuisance caused during the night hours in the cities. In addition to daily...

Remdesivir quantities in Cyprus – fight against Covid-19 intensified

Health Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said that Cyprus has received quantities of the medicine Remdesivir, strengthening its arsenal in the fight against the corona virus. In...

Three people wanted for shoplifting in Paphos

A store owner in Paphos made a formal complaint to police on Thursday claiming that three people - two men and a woman who...

Archaeologists find 1800-year-old entrance to historic Zerzevan castle in eastern Turkey

The 1800-year-old entrance to historic Zerzevan Castle, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List has been unearthed by archaeologists in eastern Turkey. Excavations...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...