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Paphos, the mythical birth place of the goddess Aphrodite, is a city on the coast of Cyprus, 153 km away from Nicosia.
In ancient times, there were two locations called Old Paphos and New Paphos. Nowadays, the inhabited area is New Paphos. The resort benefits from a Mediterranean climate, with abundant sunlight all year round.
Paphos has five major parts: Aphrodite, goddess of beauty, the Apostle Paul (who arrived in Paphos in the first century, on his way to Rome), Paphos, son of Pygmalion and the Greek Empire - Roman. The 5th century landmark is the fact that the entire city was declared petrimouniul archaeological site and included in UNESCO.
The legend said, Aphrodite was born here. Sea waters revealed a beautiful goddess, daughter of Zeus: Aphrodite, goddess of beauty and love. Rock of goddess can be admired until today on the road between Limassol and Paphos.
Mosaics at Nea Paphos, declared UNESCO heritage are among the finest in the world. God Dionysus he was dedicated to the more cheerful and colorful mosaics. These are numerous hunting scenes and various celebrities of the ancient Pantheon.
Mosaics dedicated to Tezeu illustrate the battle between god and the minotaur, and the legendary labyrinth. The area called Eternity House is occupied by the most curious mosaics from Cyprus. Though not as bright as the rest of the museum representations, the walls of the house of eternity will have the opportunity to observe religious representations characteristic of the crisis period when he converted the Emperor Constantine the Great.
The resort enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with abundant sunshine throughout the year. Long, dry summers and mild winters, along with the breeze creates a pleasant atmosphere in coastal regions.
Temperature is between 32 grade C and 36 grade C.
Paphos | Paphos, the mythical birth place of the goddess Aphrodite, is a city on the coast of Cyprus, 153 km away from Nicosia.
In ancient times, there were two locations called Old Paphos and New Paphos. Nowadays, the inhabited area is New Paphos
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