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St. Solomon's Catacombs

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Expected underground tunnels but found only 3 chambers used by some to leave religious artifacts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
donelgit
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Worth visiting if you are doing the archaeological sites

This is free to visit, so if you are intent on visiting the sites outside the archaeological park... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
StPalais
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France
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Paphos, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expected underground tunnels but found only 3 chambers used by some to leave religious artifacts. Entrance steps by the tree can be overlooked.

Thank donelgit
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is free to visit, so if you are intent on visiting the sites outside the archaeological park, as we were, it makes for an interesting 10 minutes on your journey. Unfortunately you can only visit a small part and the lights weren't working when...More

Thank StPalais
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Easy to find by taking the bus from the centre. Remember to take water with you and a hat! Difficult to find your way around BUT can download excellent audio tour from Paphos website before you leave home, you can also print this out.

Thank TitchLondon
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We have been here every time we have visited Paphos and never cease to be moved by the place. This time we came very early in the morning before anyone else had arrived so had the place to ourselves. The tree at the entrance is...More

1  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Quite amazing how these catacombs have been formed and the size of the area is huge. As you come out of the catacombs on the lower side there is an old tree with handkerchiefs tied all over it. I am not sure what the significance...More

Thank Markeverett
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Before you visit this site, please read about the history and consider what you are doing there. It is a shame that Paphos having been granted capital of culture couldn't get it together to improve information at some sites to inform people about what they...More

Thank 8teacup55
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I am always stunned by the atmosphere here. We first found it by accident years ago after seeing all of the ribbons and hankies in the tree. We always come back each time we are here. It is worth reading the story of this on...More

Thank greektraveller13
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Steep steps down, very steep at the bottom and wet, don't put your feet in at the very bottom, it is crystal clear water, and difficult to see, you will definitely need a torch, or light on your mobile phone. FREE attraction worth a look....More

Thank Jane2003rugby
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Walking around Paphos, Stumbled upon these small but interesting catacombs. Google the history personally we found it interesting. Very similar to clootie well in Scotland.

Thank 771bernardv
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

An interesting pace to see on a quick stop en route to elsewhere Not worth a specific journey as it's small

Thank MissJoCH
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Crystal P
11 July 2017|
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Response from stug54 | Reviewed this property |
Day light hours, otherwise tricky footing.
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Crystal P
11 July 2017|
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Response from stug54 | Reviewed this property |
It is FREE, it,s just on the road from harbour to kings mall. Not staffed & tricky stair way ( be careful in the wet ) just ruins, amphitheatre on high ground. EXPLORE--- scattered .
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chris b
5 February 2016|
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Response from chris b | Reviewed this property |
Thank you. We did find them last year. Also a large area being newly excavated behind some houses. Looking forward to seeing how they have got on when we return in October.
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