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Saint Paul's Pillar

Pafos Afroditis, Paphos, Cyprus
+357 26 931308
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“st paul” (56 reviews)
“small church” (18 reviews)
Pafos Afroditis, Paphos, Cyprus
+357 26 931308
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely little former Greek Orthodox church, now shared by the local Anglican and Roman Catholic communities. The area around shows evidence of earlier church buildings, as well as the column to which St Paul was, in legend, tied and whipped. A slightly...More

Thank Pigman58
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic architecture and the interior with its history is impressively magical. There are walk-abouts formed to allow you to capture all elevations of the church. When visiting here make sure to visit another church close by - a Greek Orthodox Church and again stunning interiors...More

Thank Mervuemartin
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is lots of history within Pahpos, this place has been well kept and is good to see. Morning or evening is better when its not to hot.

Thank Dean D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another site not to be missed and is free to enter. The pillars themselves are simply awesome and it's just a five minute walk form the Harbour. Don't miss it!

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I got married here eight years ago and the church made it such a memorable day for us and our guests.

Thank trick8560
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On Saint's Paul pillar is where the pagans tied Saint Paul when he came to preach in Paphos and whipped him 39 times.

Thank AntoNic7
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church situated midst of the ruins of the original basilica. Raised walkways lead you are no the site and you can see the mosaics and columns that remain.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A beautiful old Church, in the grounds of a older church which as been excavated over recent years, visited by many, Evan the Pope.

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Make sure you read up on the background of this site, as it is hard to appreciate its importance without a little context.

Thank Christmas2010
Reviewed 29 June 2017

if you like churches and history then well worth a visit. It was nice to look at the at the ruins of the past as well as the history of the christian life

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ann h
1 May 2017|
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Response from JoandBarry | Reviewed this property |
When we went at Easter the mass in English was 11am. Hope this helps.