Paphos Harbour Castle, Paphos

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At the edge of Paphos Seafront walkway, the robust, cube-shaped Paphos Harbour Castle served the Byzantine Empire, the Lusignans, the Ottomans, the Greeks, and the English. The medieval castle was rebuilt twice--once after an earthquake in 1222 and again at the end of the 16th century. It also served as a storage area for salt. Enter the castle by crossing an old bridge over a small pond, and then climb the stairs inside to reach the top. From here you'll get some of the best views of the seafront and the Mediterranean Sea. Make Paphos Harbour Castle part of your personalized Paphos itinerary using our Paphos trip planner .
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  • Great place to visit, with plenty of bars,restaurants, shops & day trips out on the boats etc. Trips range from deep sea fishing, glass bottom boat trips, day trip on wave dancer visiting coral bay, s...  more »
  • This beautiful historic landmark is a stunning end to a lovely walk. With the added bonus of some lovely ice cream just across the street  more »
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  • It's a small building so don't expect an extensive time touring. The €2.50 entrance fee is very reasonable and provides spectacular views along the coastline. The steps are steep and hard to navigate so only attend if you are safe on your feet, but it's worth the view if you are.
  • Great opportunity to see how buildings have been used over time and by so many different people. From conquering armies to prison to salt store this castle has seen it all. It’s not very large but for only €2.50 it’s really reasonable. They have an exhibition on at the moment that teaches you all about the island, it’s worth reading it all.
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