Birthplace of Aphrodite and in Roman times the capital of Cyprus.
Paphos is one of the most beautiful and ancient towns of Cyprus and is situated on the southwest coast. sheltered from the north by the Trodos mountains, it has the healthiest climate in the mediteranean. Paphos Harbour with its ancient castle, marine and water sports centres, is lined with colourful restaurants serving fresh fish and marine delicacies. Nearby are archaeological sites, rich with antiquities, providing an interest away from the usual - in fact UNESCO has included Paphos on its World Culltural Heritage List.ural Heritage List.