Markideio Theatre is located in the centre of Paphos. It is situated in a contemporary building that can accommodate more than 400 people.
The prolonged and substantial lack of a modern place for cultural events, in conjunction with the creation of the Municipal Gallery in 2006, led to the creation of a cultural center in the renovated “Palia Ilektriki” (Old Powerhouse). The rationale for adopting the idea is to create an affordable and functional work of cultural infrastructure through which to regenerate and support various areas of cultural activity and development of the city.
Paphos Ethnographical Museum contains an interesting private collection of objects from the Neolithic Age to the present day.
The Ottoman baths of Paphos are also known as Hammam, Loutra and Turkish baths. They are from the Medieval times. It is a stone built structure, with a stone vault. It is a typical bath of the Ottoman era and consists of three main rooms: a reception area, then a second room where visitors used to undress and finally the main baths.
With history and culture enticing visitors from near and far to explore each and every corner of Paphos, times past are now the focus of attention, albeit with a cool modern twist in an old town that has been brilliantly revamped. And with the renovated Hani of Ibrahim (Ibrahim’s Khan) standing proud at the centre of it all, with contemporary architectural features accentuating the old brickwork, we give you three great reasons to check it out.
Paphos old town market has a long history in the heart of local people. Since we can recall, “agora” (market) was the vivid, colourful spirit of Paphos historical centre and district.
The unique architecture of the Public Library in Paphos, the town hall and the numerous neoclassical buildings.
We suggest you wear comfortable shoes and a sun hat, bring a camera, a shopping bag and a bottle of water if you plan to adventure into the vibrant heart of Paphos Old Town.