Paphos Archaeological Park is an important part of the town. It includes many of the most historical attractions of the city. Examples are the museum, the archaeological park. There are also facilities and tours which explain in more details the story behind each attraction.
History of the Park
The Archaeological Park has been awarded one of the awards as one of the World Heritages Sides by UNESCO since 1980.
Since the Roman period, the park still carries the architecture of those years. You realize this as soon
Visiting the Archaeological Park, you can see the mosaic floor which is included on the Roman villas and the House of Dionysos.
Which attractions and sites are included?
Archaeological Park includes several attractions you can enjoy including Dionysos Roman villa. The Roman villas contain beautiful mosaic flooring which was used at that period. The decoration also demonstrates different scenes from Greek Mythology.
Except for the above Paphos Archaeological Park includes the following:
1) Saranta Kolones which is the area that contains large amount of granite columns.
2) Agora which used to be the main square
3) Roman Odeon is now used for different events.
4) Asklipeion that used to be the hospital and was called the god of medicine.