The House of Orpheus is located in the Paphos Archaeological Park in the Paphos district.

As the House of Dionysus, it is a luxury building which belongs to the Hellenistic type of house. It is dated to the end of the 2nd –beginning of the 3rd century A.D. It is also decorated with important mosaic floors. The greatest mosaic shows an excellent quality display of Orpheus amongst the animals. It is an important fact that this mosaic has an inscription with the name of the artist.

Other mosaics of the same house show Hercules and the Nemea lion along with an Amazonian and a horse.

 

District :

Paphos

Operating Hours :

 

Winter hours (16/9 - 15/4)
Monday- Sunday: 8.30 - 17.00

Summer hours (16/4 - 15/9)
Monday- Sunday: 8.30 - 19.30

Ticket price:

€4,50

Telephone:

26306217

Accessibility


Possibility of partial access with the guidance of a guard.


Special parking areas  (with sign )
Special Toilets  (with sign)

Ancient Odium: free access to the internet (wi-fi)

House of Orpheus photos: 
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House of Orpheus video: 
House of Orpheus location map: 

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