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Paphos

(pā`fŏs), two ancient cities, SW Cyprus, on the coast. Old Paphos was probably founded in the Mycenaean period by colonists from Greece or Phoenicia. Modern excavations have revealed ruins dating from 3000 B.C. New Paphos was 10 mi (16 km) to the northwest. An important seaport, it was the capital of Cyprus from the middle of the Hellenistic period until the time of Constantine.

Paphos

a village in SW Cyprus, near the sites of two ancient cities: famous as the centre of Aphrodite worship and traditionally the place at which she landed after her birth among the waves. Pop.: 32 575 (1992 est.)
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Visit the Roman mosaics in Pafos, below, or be brave and swim around Aphrodite's rock
To enjoy the Akamas peninsular to the full one must leave Pafos behind and the easy way to do this is by sea or by road.
Between Pafos and Pissouri, don't forget to come off the motorway at Petra tou Romiou - Aphrodite's Rock - and take a picture of the missus emerging from the sea, just like the goddess herself.
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Speaking during the festival's annual Press Conference, Paphos Mayor and President of the company's Board of Directors, Fedonas Fedonos said: "For a 17th year running, thanks to the support of the music loving audience of Cyprus and its foreign visitors who have embraced the Pafos Aphrodite Festival, the enchanting area of the Pafos Medieval Castle will become a focal point of culture without boundaries.
Paphos has been a World Heritage Site since 1980 and Kato Paphos, near the harbour, holds the remains of the ancient city of Neo Pafos.
Kerry Katona with her pal on a good night out in Pafos, Cyprus
COVENTRY investors will be among the first in the UK to benefits from the expected property boom in south-western Cyprus, following a Coundon overseas property group's acquisition of prime real estate in the scenic Mediterranean resort of Pafos.
The accommodation is based in three main areas: the Tochni region, the nearby Troodos mountains and in the area around the historic harbourside town of Pafos.
Location: Leptos Apollo Beach Village, Pafos , CyprusBedrooms: Three Price Range: 251,000 to400,000 Euros (approx pounds 153,110 -pounds 244,000) Accommodation: Room sizes and layouts vary in seafront area luxury complex.
Pafos medieval fort, originally built in the Byzantine period to protect the harbour, now provides a spectacular backdrop for annual opera extravaganzas and music concerts during September.