Places to Visit in Cyprus

Paphos Castle

Paphos castle is located in Kato Paphos at the harbour. This castle was originally built to protect the harbour and was a Byzantine fort. During the 13th century the castle was rebuilt by the Lusignans. In 1570 however, the castle was once again destroyed by the Venetians who at that time were unable to protect the castle from the ongoing attacks by the Ottomans. The Ottomans s...

Paphos Mosaics

The Paphos Mosaics are one of the most historic sites on the island of Cyprus. Considered to be the finest mosaic in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Paphos Mosaics are located beside the harbour. These striking mosaics are a must see and many of them show scenes from Greek Mythology. They date from the 2nd century through to the 5th century and many are still in remarkable cond...

Tomb of the Kings

The tombs of the kings are a must see if you are holidaying in Paphos. Located only 2km north-west of Paphos harbour these underground tombs are carved out of solid rock and are a sight to behold spreading out over a vast area of landscape. Many of these tombs date as far back th 4th century BC and are thought to have been burial sites for high officials and aristocrats. No ki...

Ayios Neophytos Monastrey

When you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and delve back into the ancient world to discover what life may have been like back then, Ayios Neophytos Monastery is just the place. Located just 20 minutes from the busy Paphos town centre this really is a trip you won’t want to miss. Ayios Neophytos Monastery is said to have been founded by a Cypriot he...

Rock of Aphrodite

No trip to Paphos is complete without a visit to Aphrodite’s Rock. This famous landmark is located between Limassol and Paphos and is something not to be missed. Cyprus is extremely proud of its ancient pass and this includes the fact that it is the birthplace of the Greek Goddess Aphrodite who was the Goddess of love and beauty. Legend has it that Aphrodite emerged from...
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