Paphos Old Market at the heart of the Old Town is the Municipal Market known as the “Agora.” Indoors you can browse several boutique and stalls selling clothing and accessories, while outside you will find local farmers selling fresh fruit and vegetables.
What to Buy at the Paphos Old Market
The Paphos Old Market is a colourful bazaar-like agora full of surprises. Inside, the shoppers can spend hours looking for the perfect souvenir in small boutiques selling all kinds of goods. At the Paphos Market Leather Shop, you will find handmade leather bags, purses, belts, and small leather accessories, as well as luggage for travellers. There are also shops selling silver, a watchmaker and souvenir shop, lace, and fabric shops.
For example, the Kivotos Gallery is a little treasure trove selling local arts and crafts including ceramics and crochet, figurines, and tasteful small home décor objects, in addition to their signature handmade designer jewellery.
STOA Souvenir shop has a large selection of decorative objects, photographic art, paintings, Greek Orthodox icons, clothing, natural beauty products, and picture frames. They also offer professional framing services.
Christias Souvenir Shop has an exceptional selection of natural cosmetics, including olive oil body creams and lotions, paintings, and ceramics. The World of the Candles is a delightful stop. The boutique has all kinds of handmade candles, with colourful patterns and pleasant aromas, some so beautiful that you will never want to melt them down. They make the only ECO-candles in Cyprus.
These are only a few of the businesses that offer beautiful merchandises at the Paphos Old Market. You can also visit the Agora to buy fresh fruit and vegetables from the stalls outside. If you are hungry, several tavernas are serving authentic fare prepared from scratch with market-fresh ingredients.