Paphos CITY – “the Real Paradise on Earth’
Paphos city the birth place of Greek Goddess of Love- Aphrodite
Paphos welcomes you to enjoy the sea, coastal area and the beauty of the city to make you relaxed and completely stress free.
Paphos the capital of Paphos District lies in the southwest of Cyprus. It is a popular coastal city of the country. Presently we can see that the ancient times Paphos locations is named as old Paphos that is on the seaside of Petra to Romiou - the modern mythical birth place of the Greek Goddess Aphrodite, which is regarded as the goddess of love and beauty. On the other hand, the New Paphos is the currently inhabited city situated on the Mediterranean coast, which is about 50 kilometers west of the Limassol port. Old Paphos since ancient times had been very popular and important place for worshipping goddess Aphrodite. Apart from the place of worship, it is also known for the remains of the Roman governor’s palace, ancient temples, rock cut tombs, Roman Villas and its fine mosaics attracting tourists at large. The old Paphos town is also included in the official list of UNESCO for its cultural and natural treasures of the world’s heritage. Paphos has been holding a history of eight thousand years. History lovers can treasure the Paphos times that it has visualized since the Stone Age, Hellenistic and Roman Times, Byzantium to today. It has many breathtaking ancient monuments that make its tourist feel tongue-tied. Paphos have large number of Archaeological sites that pull the tourists to visit them. Some of its archaeological sites are Archaeological Park, Royal Manor of Kouklia, Medieval Castle of Paphos, Pangaea Chrysopolitissa, Christian Basilicas at Pageia, Ancient city of Marion, Ancient Theatre and others.
Paphos have several museums that tell its visitors the glorious history of the city since past thousands of years. For tourists Paphos is like a real paradise as it offers the visitors full relaxation and refreshing from the hectic and stressful life. It has lots for every kind of visitor is the painter, photographer, student, sailor, people interested in biking or hiking, bird watchers, history and archeological lovers, religious people and lovers too.
The subtropical Mediterranean climate along with its mildest temperature throughout the year makes the tourists to wander the place year round. Paphos is a place that can be wandered by just walking too. The scenic beauty of Paphos so mesmerizing and magnificent attracts more and more tourists. There are several hotels, restaurants, cafes for the tourists. Paphos is also very popular for its local wines that are made in the available number of wineries. Tourists are welcomed at these venues to sample the local wines that they offer.