Odeon

Odeon

Restored second-century Roman odeon at Paphos Archaeological Park in Cyprus. Hewn from limestone, it was discovered and restored during the mid-1970s. It hosts around 1200 people and is still used as a venue for musical and theatrical performances to this day. Paphos lighthouse can be seen in the background.

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8 Comments

    1. Well, Cyprus has a long and complicated history and the last century or so has been dominated by internal struggle (Turkish Cypriots vs Greek Cypriots) and the fight for independence (from the Ottomans and then the British) or unification with Greece. Shame, such a beautiful place with a rich cultural legacy and history.

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