Paphos and its surrounding area, voted the European Capital of Culture 2017 has something for everyone. Weather you feel like a stroll through The Tomb of the Kings (dating back to the 4th century BCE), a huge necropolis maze of underground tombs or a visit to the UNESCO site of Kato Paphos Archaeological Park includes sites and monuments from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages, while most date from the Roman period. The marvellous mosaic floors of four Roman villas form the impressive epicentre of the Park, but the complex also includes other important monuments, such as the Asklipieion, the Odeon, and the Agora, all set within beautiful landscape.
No visit to Cyprus is complete without a sighting of Petra tou Romiou, the world renowned mythological birthplace of Aphrodite in Greek mythology and her baths. The Baths of Aphrodite are located in the Akamas Peninsula (Western tip of Cyprus) near the little fishing village of Latchi and is considered as a famous mythological site. It is believed that on this romantic site, Aphrodite used to take her baths in the pools of the natural cave.
Finally, Paphos Castle, undoubtedly 'The Castle of Cyprus' has a far reaching and complex history and is easily considered one of the highlights of Paphos' cultural sites.