Paphos

1. Sea caves in peyia

In Peyia area there is a remarkable natural destination for people who seek something unique. The wonder of nature is evident after thousands of years of the sea sculpting the rocky terrain. The area is called Kantarkastoi and what makes that area special is the formation of coastal line, the caves and stone lodges that took thousands of years to be created.

 

2. M/V EDRO III

Near the sea caves there is this giant cargo ship that rests on the sea rocks of Peyia area. The ship during a commercial trip to Rhodes due to a sea storm was wrecked and stuck on the rocks off Peyia and lays there for few years now becoming a great attraction for people visiting Paphos.

 

3. Paphos castle

The historic Venetian castle is placed at the edge of Paphos harbor to protect the harbor from Pirates and invaders. It is one of the most characteristic landmarks of Paphos and a must visiting place if you travel to Paphos. Now the castle serves as a backdrop in many festivals that take place there.

 

4. Tomb of the kings

The Tombs of the Kings is a large and unique necropolis located about two kilometers north of Paphos harbor in Cyprus. The tombs are dated back to 4th century BC and was the burial sites of aristocrats and the elite. The tombs are cut into the rock and the whole scenery is magnificent especially for travellers who loves archeology

 

5. Rock of the Roman

Also known as the Aphodite’s rock, the rock of the Roman is a big rock emerging from the beach in Paphos located off shore along the highway road from Paphos to Limassol. The myths say that this was Aphrodite’s birth place. The mesmerizing beauty of the area with the extraordinary landscape made it into a main landmark of Paphos.

 

6. Blue lagoon beach

The Tombs of the Kings is a large and unique necropolis located about two kilometers north of Paphos harbor in Cyprus. The tombs are dated back to 4th century BC and was the burial sites of aristocrats and the elite. The tombs are cut into the rock and the whole scenery is magnificent especially for travellers who loves archeology

 

7. Paphos old market

The old folklore market is located in the old town of Paphos and is a place not to be missed if you visit Paphos. A traditional and graphic area full of souvenirs and traditional local shops. You can also enjoy a lovely break at the traditional restaurants and cafeterias that are located in the area around the market.

 

8. Geroskipou square

Geroskipou is well known for it’s delicious traditional delights that every visitor should taste will staying in Paphos. Also visitors will have the opportunity to explore the area around the square which is full of small gardens restaurants and cafeterias as well as the Unesco protected church of Agia Paraskevi.

 

9. Paphos Archaeological Park

Paphos Archaeological Park is located in Kato Paphos near the harbor and is famous for the great monuments and mosaic floors of the four roman villas that are placed in the park. Just by taking a walk in the park you actually walking through centuries of historical sites and monuments the oldest of which are dated back to prehistoric times .

 

10. Agios Neophytos Monastery

Agios Neophytos Monastery is a famous ancient monastery to visit in Paphos located 20 minutes from city center. It is situated in a peacefull area surrounded by trees and dated back in 1159 where hermit and writer Neophytos carved the monastery in the mountain creating cells into solid rock.Today it is the home for monks and a museum. in the monastery you can find traditional Cypriot arts and crafts.