Ancient ruins

Paphos Ancient Theatre

The Paphos Ancient Theatre, is located at the northeast corner of the ancient city in Paphos diagonally of the port.

Paphos Mosaics

The Paphos mosaics are situated near the Paphos harbour at the Paphos Archaeological Park and they are some superbly preserved mosaic remains dating from third to fifth century A.D.

Saranta kolones (Forty columns) - Paphos

Saranta kolones are ruins of an ancient castle located to the north of Paphos harbour and when translated into English means Forty columns.

The name, saranta kolones comes from the fact that the original castle was built on the base of 40 granite columns. The columns are said to be constructed by the Lusignans in 13th century on the previous site of the Byzantine castle.

Ancient City of Marion

Following the example of Alexander the Great, the Ptolemean founded many new cities. In Cyprus the city of Marion (today’s Polis Chrysochous) was rebuilt at the beginning of the 3rd century B.C , after the complete destruction by Ptolemean A’ and was named Arsinoe in memory of Arsinoe B’ , sister and wife of Ptolemean Filadelphos.

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