Situated on the southwest coast of Cyprus, Paphos offers culture and history amongst many famous archaeological sites. The beaches consist of white sand beaches and rocky coves, with many of them being awarded the blue flag.
Paphos property market
Cyprus is seeing a positive increase in property prices and the number of property sales with the property market getting stronger. Just last year Paphos was awarded a contract to restart its construction of the marina, this has opened new development opportunities in the city to build new property developments. Now could be your ideal opportunity to find your dream property for sale or rent in Paphos.
Things to do in Paphos
On the doorstep of Paphos, you will find Coral Bay, a lively town offering a peaceful blue flag beach with white sand and scenery of the limestone cliffs. The shallow, turquoise waters provide a perfect place for swimming and exploring marine life.
Tombs of the Kings
On the outskirts of Paphos, lies the famous Tomb of the Kings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular historical sites in Cyprus. Dating back to the 3rd century BC, the necropolis burial site was heavily influenced by ancient egyption tradition. The underground tombs were carved out of solid rock and are divided into different tomb complexes, some with steps leading to individual rooms and some smaller carved holes.
Petra tou Romiou
Petra tou Romiou is also known as Aphrodite’s Rock. The rock marks the place where the greek goddess Petra tou Romiou is said to have rose from the water and enchanted the environment with love and beauty. The romantic, pebble beach which is home to the rock sees many visitors each year, as well as visiting the rock visitors like to snorkel around the rocks, but be cautious as the water is deep.
The medieval Paphos Castle was originally built as a fort to protect Paphos Harbour. After being destroyed in an earthquake in 1222, the castle was then rebuilt in the thirteenth century. The castle now hosts large cultural events as well as being visited by tourists to experience the history and culture it has to offer. Visiting the top of the castle provides a great view of the marina.
On the face of things, the Paphos Municipal Library is incredibly impressive. It began operating in May 1946, but - until recently - was closed for several years. While closed, the building underwent an amazing transformation. Now, it’s interior and exterior aesthetics have been greatly improved, helping to turn it into a thing of beauty. The library is open weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., though it is closed on weekends and public holidays.
Paphos Old Town
As well as glorious beaches, the old town of Paphos is something not to be missed. Perfect for an afternoon stroll in the sun, Paphos’ town centre is full of beautiful buildings. It’s a relatively quiet place for you to explore and wander around, giving you the freedom to enjoy what’s on offer.
Kato Paphos Harbour
People are attracted to the harbour in Kato Paphos on a year-round basis. There are a number of restaurants and cafes located close by, making it the ideal place to soak up some sunshine. The views are truly wonderful here, so Kato Paphos Harbour is a day out for everyone to enjoy.
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There is a lot more to this beautiful Mediterranean gem than meets the eye. Paphos offers plenty to see and do with a variety of properties for sale & to rent. If you are looking to start your Cyprus real estate dream, then Paphos could just well be the ideal location for you. Contact us today
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