Cyprus is not only about the sea, the beach and delicious food – it also has a rich history and many picturesque and unique places that you should definitely visit. Renting a car, you can not limit yourself only to the resort town you live in, but also see a lot of other interesting places.
We would like to present you 3 places where you can easily reach by car from Paphos that you will never forget.
Sanctuary of Aphrodite
It is the most famous and important ancient sanctuary in Cyprus. Every Ancient Greek knew or heard about this shrine.
As now pilgrims come to Jerusalem, 2 000 years ago people from different Greek regions traveled to Cyprus to visit the temple of the goddess of love and beauty.
Working hours: 08:30 – 17:00.
Coordinates: 34.708356, 32.572999
Petra tou Romiou (or Rock of the Roman)
Petra tou Romiou (or Rock of the Roman) is an amazing sea stack on your way from Paphos to Limassol. According to local legends this stack is the site of the birth of Aphrodite.
Thousands of couples from all over the world visit this romantic place every year.
Coordinates: 34.664724, 32.626024
Paphos archeological park
Paphos archeological park is a UNESCO World Heritage site. There you can see the ancient market (agora), a healing temple (Asclepeion), the odeon and famous Roman villas.
Working hours: April 16 – September 15, daily: 08:30 – 19:30 September 16 – April 15, daily: 08:30 – 17:00
Coordinates: 34.75581, 32.40784
Tombs of the Kings
Tombs of the Kings is placed not far from the Paphos archeological park. A lot of ancient Cypriots found their last home here.
Working hours: April 16 – September 15, daily: 08:30 – 19:30; September 16 – April 15, daily: 08:30 – 17:00
Coordinates: 34.4630, 32.2425
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