Attractions in Paphos

Kato Paphos Archaeological Park
Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

Kato Paphos Archaeological Park is located close to Paphos harbor and covers a large archaeological area featuring the 40 Columns fortress and mosaic floors from luxurious ancient houses. Visitors are invited to a world were history comes to life.

Tombs of the Kings

Tombs of the Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This large necropolis of underground tombs dates back to 4th century BC. It is a site worth visit for its unique character and size.

Paphos Mosaics

Paphos Mosaics are a unique site each visitor to Paphos should admire. They are located in Kato Paphos archaeological park and are roman mosaic floors representing scenes mostly from the Greek Mythology.

Paphos Odeon

Paphos Odeon is found in the Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, close to the Paphos harbor. It is a limestone theater built in the 2nd century A.D. surrounded by the ruins of the Roman Agora, the Asclepeiion and the city walls.

Saranda Kolones

Saranda Kolones is a fort located within the Kato Paphos Archaeological Park. It takes its name from the Forty Columns that where built at the perimeter of the building. The visitor will enjoy a walk through the ruins of the fort.

Church of St. Solomoni

The Church of St. Solomoni is a religious monument located in Kato Paphos close to the port. It is a catacomb engraved in limestone. Visitors can visit the underground church and admire the remains of 12th century frescoes.

St Paul's Pillar - Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church

St Paul's Pillar and Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church are located in Kato Paphos in a scenic location and they are popular because of the size of the basilica with the fine mosaic floors and the stone on which St. Paul took 39 lashes for evangelizing.

Paphos Castle

Paphos Castle is located at Paphos port in Kato Paphos. Originally a Byzantine fort it was destroyed and restored several times over the years. Currently it is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites and suggests a pleasant visit to people of all ages.

Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery

Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery is set at a scenic location on the mountains of Troodos in Paphos district. Built in the 12th century it features fine frescoes and an important collection of old icons and ecclesiastical treasures.

Petra tou Romiou / Aphrodites Birthplace

Petra Tou Romiou is located right off the shore and is visible from the main Paphos to Limassol road. There are a lot of myths about this rock among them the version for the birthplace of Aphrodite.

Ayios Neophytos Monastery

Ayios Neophytos Monastery is just the place for those who want to get away from the bustle of the city seeking to discover daily life routines of the past. Located about 20 minutes from Paphos town this is a trip not to miss.

Sanctuary of Aphrodite, Palaipaphos, Kouklia Village

Sanctuary of Aphrodite is located in the ancient Palaipaphos near Kouklia Village just outside Paphos. There are ruins of the temple of Aphrodite dating back to 12 century BC.

Paphos District Archaeological Museum

Paphos District Archaeological Museum exhibits an important collection of archaeological findings from neolithic habitats and from the Roman and Venetian era.

Paphos Byzantine Museum

Paphos Byzantine Museum within the Paphos Bishopric building exhibits a collection of Byzantine icons and other artifacts from the Byzantine period in Paphos. It suggests a pleasant visit for travelers who want to explore the Byzantine heritage.

Paphos Municipal Art Gallery

Paphos Municipal Art Gallery exhibits paintings and sculptures of modern art by local artists and painters of the Paphos town and region. Visitors can freely admire the displayed works of art.