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Paphos, Cyprus

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A captivating holiday resort with a vibrant and progressive character.

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Paphos is a captivating holiday resort with a vibrant, modern and progressive character. At the same time, it has retained its status as a traditional harbour town with a rich history: the town as a whole is on the UNESCO list of cultural and natural treasures, with many of its historical sites connected to ancient Greek mythology.

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On the south-eastern part of Paphos, Cyprus a huge rock marks the birthplace of Aphrodite (Petra tou Romiou). It is said that she emerged from the white foam of the waves and remained on the island at her castle in Kouklia. Furthermore, visitors can dip their toes into the Baths of Aphrodite, found on the north-western part of the district, where she would bathe and cleanse her body from the salt of the sea. It is said that this is the place that Adonis first fell in love with her and visitors that touch the water receive love and beauty.

Highlights

  • Petra tou Romiou Also known as Aphrodite’s Rock, this sea stack marks the spot where the legendary goddess was born from the sea foam.

Landmarks

  • Beaches in Paphos Paphos beaches are ideal for practicing an array of water sports including surfing, snorkelling and swimming. One such Paphos beach is Coral Bay which is famed for its sandy beaches, sparkling clear waters, safe swimming areas and organized water facilities. A more remote Paphos beach is Lara Bay which is unique because sea turtles lay their eggs their each year. A boat can be taken from Paphos harbor to avoid the difficult roads leading down to the beach.