Saturday, July 3, 2010

Tombs of the Kings

Cyprus doesn't really seem to believe in signage

Ioana descending into the 1st tomb

this badass tree's roots have cut through this rock

rock cut tomb

Danica taking pictures. Check out the shipwreck in the water.

my tomb's deeper than yours


temple like tomb




Tombs of the Kings is a World Heritage site in Pafos, Cyprus. It's a dense but thoroughly fascinating funerary site of a variety of types of tombs and such. Unfortunately, it lacks signage so I can only guess at what half of the Hellenistic and Roman remains were (This is far too modern for my knowledge base).
Most of the tombs are cut into rocks or subterranean. They are...impressive and incredible.

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