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The Paphos Mosaics, renowned for their extraordinary beauty, are widely regarded as some of the most magnificent ancient mosaics ever created. These remarkable works of art offer a fascinating glimpse into the rich tapestry of Greek and Roman culture, providing invaluable insights for scholars and enthusiasts alike. Originally serving as ornamental floor coverings for houses constructed during the Hellenistic and Byzantine eras, the mosaics have stood the test of time, preserving their intricate designs and captivating narratives.

Presently, visitors have the privilege of exploring five distinct houses adorned with these awe-inspiring mosaics. Each house showcases a unique theme, ranging from mystical deities and goddesses to epic battles and scenes of everyday life. It is within this remarkable ensemble that the true essence of ancient civilizations comes to life, inviting travelers to embark on a journey through time.

Situated within a stone’s throw from the enchanting Paphos Harbour, the Paphos Mosaics form an integral part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. A mere stroll away, this awe-inspiring destination beckons visitors to immerse themselves in the splendor of these ancient treasures. A small entry fee grants access to a world where history and art intertwine, offering an unforgettable experience for all who venture forth.

Location: Pafias Afroditis 19, Paphos 8041, Cyprus

Open: Daily from 8.30 am to 5 pm

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