European Cultural Capital Pafos 2017: the entire town of Pafos is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site Pafos was the capital of Cyprus for a long period of time in antiquity. Today it is a charming town in the west of Cyprus Numerous archaeological sites can be seen from the centre of the modern town down to its picturesque harbour, as well as all along the coast. The Pafos region is surrounded by a beautiful coastline. Inland and in the mountainous regions lay superb monasteries and tranquil villages, where old traditions and customs have been kept alive since time immemorial. Kato Pafos archaeological Park includes sites and monuments from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages, while most remains date to the Roman period. The marvelous mosaic floors of four Roman villas form the impressive epicenter of the finds. They depict scenes from Greek mythology and are considered masterpieces of mosaic art. Some of the mosaics at the House of Dionysos depict the god of wine, while that of Theseus depicts the classical Greek mythology hero brandishing a club against the Minotaur. .
The National Theatre of Strasbourg
The National Theatre of Strasbourg was built between 1888 and 1899. Placed under the Ministry of Culture since 1972, it is the first National Theatre created outside Paris. The main entrance of the theatre is located on the Place de la République, in the area known as "German" in Strasbourg, which includes five prestigious buildings forming one of the few examples of "monumental Berlin" type: the theatre, the Palace of Rhine, the National and University Library of Strasbourg, and the Prefecture.
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