Paphos

Pafos (Paphos) Gate

Pafos (Paphos) Gate was one of the three entrances into old Lefkosia (Nicosia) through the Venetian walls that completely encircled the old city, and...

Τhe history of Pharos in Kato Paphos

The Pharos of Kato Paphos is located next to the archaeological sites of Kato Paphos near the harbour and the well-known Medieval Castle of...

Paphos Castle

Standing grandly at the west end of the town’s harbour, Pafos (Paphos) Castle (Medieval Fort) was originally a Byzantine fort built to protect the...

The unknown Necropolis at Meleti Forest

Meleti Forest is located in Peyia, Paphos. It is estimated to be 56 metres above sea level. On the way to Akamas, via the coastal...

Beautiful photos of fishing ports from all over Cyprus

There are five internationally-recognised ports in Cyprus which cater for people leisure, as well as commerce: Larnaka Port, New Limassol Port, Old Limassol Port,...

The most beautiful Medieval Castles of Cyprus

The Medieval history of Cyprus starts with the division of the Roman Empire into an Eastern and Western half. Because of its reach Medieval history,...

Local Archaeological Museum of Marion-Arsinoe, Polis Chrysochous

Located in the Pafos (Paphos) resort of Polis Chrysochous, the Local Archaeological Museum of Marion-Arsinoe consists of an interesting collection of antiquities discovered in...

The Steni Museum of Village Life

The Steni Museum of Village Life is a tribute to all the villagers who lived in Steni during the challenging years, from its founding...

The Museum of Natural History of Pomos

The Museum of Natural History of Pomos showcases rocks, minerals and fossils found in Cyprus, including at the bottom of the Mediterranean, and in...

Byzantine Museum of Arsinoe

Situated at the Holy Bishopric in the picturesque village of Peristerona, the Byzantine Museum of Arsinoe has one of the largest collections of icons...

Basket Weaving Museum – Ineia Village

Located in the village of Ineia - with its spectacular views across the Akamas Peninsula - the local museum houses a collection of traditionally...

Sea Caves in Paphos and Agia Napa

Sea Caves in Peyia At the seafrond of Peyia village in Paphos, the sea caves are creating a remarkable view. This is a unique place...

6 beautiful old bridges your camera will fall in love with!

Akapnou Bridge Akapnou village in the Limassol region is built on the slopes of a hill, extending over Eptagonia wider area. The original site of...

Paphos Lighthouse

Paphos Lighthouse in Kato Paphos is considered among the city’s most prominent sites, albeit a relatively contemporary building. The 20m high whitewashed masonry tower was...

Edro III Shipwreck (Peyia)

The Edro III, an 83-meter-long cargo ship, is located a few miles away from Peyia and the Sea Caves area. The wreck is right...

Local Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou

The Local Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou belongs to the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus and is housed in a traditional 18th century building, known...

Archaeological Museum of Pafos

The Archaeological Museum of the Pafos District is located on Griva Digenis Street at the town's entrance. It houses a large number of archaeological...

Yeroskipou Folk Art Museum

The museum is housed in the 18th century “house of Hadjismith”. It carries a rich collection of Cypriot folk art and crafts consisting of...

Birthplace of Aphrodite – Petra tou Romiou

Aphrodite’s mythical birthplace ‘Petra tou Romiou’ is an interesting geological formation of huge rocks along one of the most beautiful coastlines on the island,...

Paphos Byzantine Museum

The Byzantine Museum of Paphos has an important collection of artefacts from the Byzantine period, including 7th to 18th century icons. In addition to...

Fyti Weaving Museum

Fyti village has been known for its own special style of weaving since mediaeval times. The textiles made in the village are known as...

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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...