Paphos – Aphroditess Legendary Birthplace

Paphos – Aphroditess Legendary Birthplace

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Paphos is entwined with Greek mythology, and the legendary birth of Afrodite on her shores brought fame and worshippers there to follow the cult of the Goddess. The Greek goddess of love and beauty and the founding myth is interwoven with the goddess at every level, so that Old Paphos became the most famous and important place for worshipping Aphrodite in the ancient world.

Places to see:


1. PAPHOS DlSTRlCT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
2. BYZANTINE MUSEUM
3. ETHNOGRAPHICAL MUSEUM
4. TOMBS OF THE KINGS
5. AYIA SOLOMONI CHURCH
6. THE MOSAICS OF PAPHOS
7. PAPHOS ODEON
8. SARANTA KOLONES
9. PAPHOS CASTLE
10. PANAYIA LIMENIOTISSA BASILICA
11. PANAYIA CHRYSOPOLITISSA CHURCH AND BYZANTINE BASILICA
12. THEOSKEPASTI CHURCH

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