Ancient City Of PAPHOS

Day Trips & Excursions in Ammochostos Region

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* Drive from Nicosia to Paphos * Stop at Petrou To Romiou  ( Birth place of Aphrodite) * Walk in the harbor * Visit Paphos Castle * Visit Chrystopolitisa Church * Visit Tombs of The Kings
Today your guide will take you to the South East of the island. Due to the mythology Petra Tou Romiou is known as the birthplace of Aphrodite (Venus).  If you wish you can get in the water and come out as beautiful as the goddess of Venus. Medieval Castle which was built originally as a Byzantine fort to protect the harbor is also in the program. You will have a local dish (extra) for lunch .Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church was built in 13AD on the ruins of a Byzantine Basilica from 3-4AD. The existing mosaics are so charming to see. St. Paul's Pillar , where he was flogged by Roman Governer before converting to Christianity is here also. The last stop of the day will be at Tomb of KIngs which dates back to 4BC.   There are lot to see and lot to hear about the history about Cyprus on this tour. If you are having a limited time in Cyprus do not  miss this opportunity . to have a memorable day with your guide.

What’s included

  • Transfer + fuel+ parking
  • Guidance
  • Bottled water

What’s not included