This ancient Greek Orthodox Church is loaned to the Roman Catholics for their use. The Romans let Anglicans use it too. Inside it is fairly typical Orthodox, but with the addition of a nave altar and electronic organ (respectable Ahlborn for those interested). Hugely popular for weddings and very busy with the pastoral care of ex-pats. Outside, the building is... 更多
A lot of history surrounding this church, and there is now a walkway around the whole grounds to look at the ruins and the beautiful mosaics. We visit every year. Good disabled access.
Luckily, a wedding was being performed and we were allowed to witness it without taking pictures. The wedding was in English! Doesn't take long to walk around this church but do not wear heels as the walking bridges require flats. After, stop off at the cafe across the street for french fries and a drink.
I'd marked St Paul's Pillar on my Google Map and we made our way through Paphos town to find it. As we neared the site, we saw walkways extending in front of us. Not expecting such a big site, we made our way around to the entrance of the walkways and stood astounded at the view. The whole area around... 更多
There was just something beautiful and charming about this old church in the middle of tourist ridden Pathos which was a welcome escape, a sanctuary, and so easy to walk to from my hotel, I went nearly every morning, for peace, quiet and reflection. I would recommend to any body go.
The surrounding of the area of the monastery is just sublime, we only had short time to drive here to wander around but we're glad we did. The buildings are excellent and some of the artwork is just astounding, the museum while small has plenty of artefacts from bygone eras and it also has an excellent café
Take your time to find this place and visit it. I found it one morning when strolling around and could not believe it was just tucked away and was free to visit as the ruins and mosaics are amazing. If this site was in the UK it would cost at least £10 to visit and there would be lots of... 更多