Places to Visit

Tombs of the Kings

The Tombs of the Kings is a large necropolis lying two kilometers north-west of Paphos harbour. Although the tombs have been known and casually explored for centuries, they were first subjected to systematic excavation in the later 1970s and the 1980s under the direction of Dr Sophocles Hadjisavvas, now Director of Antiquities of the Republic of Cyprus. Dr Hadjisavvas has turned over to research students of the University of Sydney the preparations of the finds for publication. Part ... [read more]

Paphos Mosaics

The House of Dionysos In 1962 a number of mosaic floors were found belonging to a large villa, which was named the House of Dionysos. The house appears to have been built in the 2nd Century .A.D. and was destroyed after a series of earthquakes that struck the region in the first half of the 4th Century .A.D. The residence probably belonged to a wealthy merchant and to show off his wealth had the mosaics laid. The Villa of Theseus Villa of Theseus was found in 1966. The villa is the la... [read more]

Aphrodite's Water Park

With the largest number of facilities and attractions in Cyprus, the biggest family rafting ride in Europe and virtually guranteed sunshine for every one of its opening days, it's no wonder that Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark attracts over 100,000 visitors each year. Young or old, swimmer or not, there's something here for everyone and everyone's here for fun! - A cool way to spend a hot day - At the Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark! Whether you're looking for pulse-pounding excitement, slipper... [read more]

Aphrodite and Adonis Trail

1) CAROB TREE Ceratonia siliqua. Carob, Olive,and Lentisk are "old" species which survived the ice ages from Tertiary times. These plants have few or no relatives,indicating that they diverged from main stock a long time ago and all closely related species have become extinct. The Carob for example is the only species in the genus Ceratonia.Carob, Olive and Lentisk are important constituents of the maquis too. This important type of Mediterranean vegetation - a very dense cover of xero... [read more]