The site is open to anyone to wander in free of charge. Well made walkways give access to the Byzantine mosaics and foundations and to St Paul,s Pillar.
We were walking towards the harbour at Paphos, took a slightly different route and came upon this site. What a surprise, and a good one at that. Comprising a medieval church, still active, built over a huge basilica, 4th C AD, with impressive ruined remains, and incorporating St Paul's Pillar. Well worth a visit, and free too!
Very close to Paphos Harbour, this catholic church is surrounded by mosaics and by ruins of an 4th century basilica (you will find also the Saint Paul's Pillar here). The church itself is not so big like its predecessor, but still have an importance among the archeological treasures of Paphos. Be careful, don't take high heels shoes as the walkways... More
I first went to see this site over 25 years ago, and been there several times since, and on my visits you were able to walk all over the Ruins & the Mosiac's, in 2011 they started erect barriers & install the walkways to preserve the site. The Church is built over the site of 3 old Basilicas, the first... More
This 12th century stone church is used by both the Anglican and Catholic communities of Paphos. It is built on the ruins of an earlier Byzantine Basilica of the 4th century and is situated close to the harbour but tucked away off the main streets. Outside the church there are raised walkways so that the ruins and mosaics can be... More
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