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Palea Paphos Map, Cyprus

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Palea Paphos Travel Guide

The Site Museum is in La Cavocle, with exhibits of several phallic monoliths found in Cyprus and finds from Palea Paphos in a chronological order. They include an eleventh century BC tomb, a limestone head belonging to the fifth century BC, and several bronze and pottery collections. The Leda Mosaic House houses a replica of the mosaic depicting Leda coming out of the bath, with her bare behind exposed to Zeus, who had... read more

Palea Paphos Sightseeing

Christian scholars and pilgrims will also find sights to suit them.  Palea Paphos is one of the stops that St. Paul of Tarsus took while journeying in the Mediterranean area.  Before helping to convert the Roman Proconsul, Sergius Paulus, to Christianity it is said that Paul was tied to a stone pillar and beaten.  Today, the Pillar of St. Paul rests near the ruins of an ancient Gothic church and Roman basilica.   read more

Palea Paphos History

Despite the evidence of a cult devoted to Aphrodite there are other legends regarding the founding of Paphos.  Some say that the town was established by Amazons.  One thing that archaeologists are sure about is that the area has been inhabited since around 10,000 B.C.  Female idols dating back to 3800 B.C. have also been found in the same area; however, it is uncertain if these idols are related to the worship of... read more

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