Shopping in Paphos is a time-consuming experience because there’s so much to explore to find the ideal souvenir, or to buy your favourite designer brands.
The main shopping areas for luxury goods are Nikodimou Mylona St., Gladstonos St., and Apoustolou Pavlou Ave., where you will also find the ultra-modern Kings Avenue Mall, which opened in 2013. There are also two Debenhams department stores, as well as two Papantoniou supermarkets, selling both Cypriot and international goods at attractive prices.
Paphos is well-known for its pottery and earthenware, so look around the souvenir shops and markets to find these cultural gems, which make for valuable souvenirs. Or search for silver spoons and forks, which are traditional symbols of the Cypriot hospitality. You can also find handicrafts and stoneware, as well as handmade jewellery and knitwear, at the Folk Art and Handicraft Centre located at Apostolou Pavlou Street 64, at the Kivotos Gallery at Agoras 67, and at “The Place” in Old Paphos, where you can also taste authentic Cypriot wines.
Poseidonos Ave. is lined up with all kinds of shops selling earthenware, silver and jewellery, lace, and clothing made in Cyprus.
Two Favourite Leonardo Hotels Cyprus Destinations for Shopping in Paphos
Although shopping in Paphos is a discovery effort, these two destinations offer pretty much everything you need for a complete experience. The Kings Avenue Mall is perfect to find designer labels, while the Old Market is a destination for authentic Cypriot merchandises and souvenirs.
- Old Market is a bazaar-style indoor market selling clothing, handbags and leather goods, lace, tablecloths, knitwear, embroidered slippers, all kinds of souvenirs, shoes, handicrafts, and much more. It is large enough to keep you busy for a couple of hours. Outside, you’ll find the area reserved for the grocery market, selling local fruits and vegetables, oils, wine, cheeses, and more.
- The Kings Avenue Mall is an ultra-modern space, the leading destination for designer labels in Paphos. Anchored brands include Massimo Dutti, Mango, Marks & Spencer, Mavris Leather, Intimissimi, Bershka, Bagatt, and the list goes on.
Wherever you choose to go shopping in Paphos, you will always find something unique for your budget.