Paphos

As one of the major tourist resorts of Cyprus, Paphos has an identity of its own. Its coastal resort area, Kato Paphos, and the town itself on the main land, Ktima of Paphos, are blend uniquely to give this town, known as the place where the goddess of Love, Aphrodite, was born. Further to that, Kato Paphos is a really romantic spot.

There are plenty of attractions. One of the most important ones, is the House of Dionysus and Theses, with the third-century AD mosaic floors. Others are the archaeological museum, the Byzantine castle, the Tombs of the Kings, the St. Paul’s Pillar, where the apostle was chained to a column and whipped for his faith, the Temple of Aphrodite. Several churches, monasteries and ruins, such as the Monasteries of St. Neophytos (Byzantine frescoes and icons) and Chrysorroyiatissa, will govern also your interest. The House of Folk Architecture, with local arts and crafts, about 3 km east of Paphos, could be also added in your list of attractions. In Paphos, is located an international airport and an 18-hole golf course.


Paphos

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