Attractions from Paphos

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Aphrodites baths (Paphos)
The goddess Aphrodite's baths are, according to the legend, situated 50 kilometres north of Paphos. The area is so beautiful that it has quite naturally been associated with the goddess of love and beauty
Aphrodites temple (Paphos)
The ruins of the temple of the love and beauty goddess Aphrodite is situated 14 kilometres outside Paphos. Finds on this place date the temple to the 12th century B.C. At the time of the old Greek, the temple was one of the most important pilgrimage goals. Today, it is the tourists that flock to the temple.
Paphos Fortress (Paphos)
The Byzantines, the Venetians and the Osmans have laid their hands on the old fortress of Paphos, situated by the entrance of the harbour. The Byzantine built it but since the, it has been rebuilt in the 13th century and once again when the Osmans came by.
The monasteries in the surroundings of Paphos (Paphos)
The Chrysoroyiatissa and Ayios Neophytos monasteries are situated 40 and 9 kilometres from Paphos respectively. They are both worth visiting. The first was founded in 12th century, but the present buildings are only a little more than 300 years old. The monastery is situated in beautiful surroundings and houses a number of valuable, religious effects. The author Neophytos founded the other monastery about 800 years ago. The monastery has an interesting collection of icons and frescoes.
The Mosaics (Paphos)
In the houses of Dionysos, Theseus and Aion in Kato Paphos, you will find some of the most beautiful and remarkable mosaics in this part of the Mediterranean. The mosaic floors of the three villas originate from the 3rd century B.C. and are an absolute must for every tourist in Cyprus.
The Panayia Chrysopolitissa Church (Paphos)
The Panayia Chrysopolitissa Church in Paphos was built in the 13th century on the ruins of a Byzantine basilica. The church is well preserved and definitely worth a visit.

Area and city attractions

City: 
• Gazimagusa
• Larnaca
• Limassol
• Nicosia
• Paphos
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