Guys of antiquity worshipped Aphrodite by making love along with her temple maids at Paphos on Cyprus. Now the website receives recognition that is new writes Andrea Watson.
In 2017, Paphos will love the name of European Capital of heritage. Who does have thought that this getaway resort in Western Cyprus, a concrete jungle of resorts, Chinese and Indian eateries, bars, tired souvenir stores, pinball parlours and all sorts of the detritus of 1970s-style mass market tourism could win this honour? Also some people that are local surprised.
Just exactly What did europe, which determines the name, see in this bid? Scrape the surface – literally – and the answer is had by you. The opportunity finding with a farmer ploughing land in 1966 taken to light a massive archaeological website near the harbour where cup base boats ply their trade.
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Just What arrived on the scene of this ground during excavations had been a Graeco-Roman town of unsurpassed value in Cyprus, with villas, palaces, theatres, fortresses and tombs – plus one of biggest Roman residences into the entire of this Mediterranean. Continue reading “All ABout ‘It had been a form that is ancient of tourism’”