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Old Town of Paphos (The Old City)

Welcome to Paphos! If you’re taking a break from the beach, Old Town is the place to be. It has breathtaking views, rich history, and a festive food and drink scene.

While it can get a bit toasty strolling around, it’s well worth it for the charming ambiance of this ancient area.

Now, if you’re hoping to explore some of the newer parts of town, there’s plenty of striking contemporary architecture to admire (don’t miss the turn for Old Town!).

And though you might need a local’s touch to find some tucked-away eateries in the labyrinthine streets, it’s easy to find higher-end dining places.

Hop on the regular Harbour Station service 615 bus for just 2 euros one way, and discover the treasures of the Old Town.

Once you step off the bus, the Market Hall awaits you; great hotels in the area alongside plentiful shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars.

Venturing further, you’ll find exciting landmarks, impressive murals, and reminders of the area’s rich history.

But wait, there’s more! New and modern buildings are continually springing up, giving the town a remarkable and exciting balance of past and present.

So the next time you feel tired of Kato Paphos, head up the hill and immerse yourself in the Old Town!

Old Town of Paphos

The old town area in Paphos – is known as Ktima.

Here, you’ll find an array of museums (like the Ethnographic Museum or the Archaeological Museum of Paphos), the famous Kennedy Square, fantastic street art like Aphrodite’s Children Mural, great shops like The Place, and a vibrant municipal market.

If you haven’t yet enjoyed visiting Paphos town, let me be the first to tell you that it is most definitely worth your while!

This stunning coastal town, located in southwest Cyprus, is steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty.

Paphos town has something to offer everyone with its ancient ruins, charming streets, and gorgeous beaches.

Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or simply seeking a relaxing beach getaway, this town has it all. Plus, with its warm and welcoming locals, you will feel at home in Paphos town.

So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and prepare for an unforgettable experience in one of the most enchanting destinations in the world!


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