Archaeological Museum of Polis
Polism 35 km from Paphos
Tel: 26 32 29 55
Polis Chrysochous lies where once stood the ancient city-kingdom of Marion, an important commercial centre in Classical and Hellenistic times. The new local Museum of Polis, Marion/Arsinoe houses an interesting collection of antiquities found in the region.
5 Andrea Ioannou Str (adjoining the Bishoprici)
Tel: 26 93 13 93
An attractive collection of objects from the Byzantine period, including Byzantine icons from the 7th to 18th century, and the
oldest icon found in Cyprus dating back to the 7th or 8th century.
1 Exo Vrissis
Tel: 26 93 20 10
An interesting private collection of objects from the Neolithic Age to the present day.
Paphos District Archaelogical Museum
43 Griva Digeni Str,
Tel: 26 30 62 15
Attractive collection of Cypriot antiquities from the Paphos area, dating from the Neolithc Age to 1700 Ad.
Museum of the Mycenaean Colonisation of Cyprus
Maa-Paleokastro (Coral Bay area)
This is an area which accommodated the first ancient Mycenaean Greeks, who emigrated to Cyprus around 1200 BS after the fall of the Mycenaean Kingdoms in mainland Greece. It is a very important site in Cyprus because this is where Hellenism
originated in the island.
The little museum with its unusual architecture is the work of Andrea Bruno. Professor at the University of Turin and one of Europe's greatest architects. The Museum depicts the
colonization of Cyprus by the Mycenaean Greeks.
Geroskipou village: Folk Art Museum
3 km east of Paphos
Tel: 26 30 62 16
A fascinating collection of folk arts and crafts is exhibited in the beautiful Charzismith house.
Peristerona village: Byzantine Museum of Arsinoe
9 km south of Polis
Tel: 26 35 25 15
Kouklia village: Sanctuary of Aphrodite, Palaipafos Museum Medieval Manor
Tel: 26 43 21 80
Palaipafos, old Paphos was one of the mist celebrated pilgrimage
centers of the ancient Greek world, and once a city-kingdom of Cyprus. Here stood the famous sanctuary of Aphrodite, the most ancient remains of which date back to the 12th century BC. The museum, housed in the Lusignan Manor, contains many interesting finds from the area, and excavations continue on the site of the sanctuary, the city and the necropolis.
Fiti village: Weaving Museum
Tel: 26 73 21 26
Inia village: Folk Art Museum Psathimouseion
(Basket weaving museum)
Tel: 26 33 25 62