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Palea Paphos Map, Cyprus

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Palea Paphos Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Palea Paphos with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Palea Paphos useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Palea Paphos!

Palea Paphos Travel Guide

Palea Paphos is a coastal town in the southwest area of Cyprus. Its modern name is Kouklia and it is situated about 9 miles east of the new town of Paphos. Known as Pafos in Greek, it is considered the mythical birthplace of the Greek goddess of love, beauty, and sex, Aphrodite. Paphos was the name of the daughter of Aphrodite and Pygmalion, according to the Greek mythology. One version by Apollodorus of Athens has it... read more

Palea Paphos Sightseeing

The site that was once the ancient city of Palea Paphos, Cyprus is now a village named Kouklia, but the remnants of the old Cyprus capital still remain.  These remnants are evidence of the ancient Greek, Roman, and Biblical beliefs and events that occurred there.  read more

Palea Paphos History

The town was named after Paphos who, according to Greek mythology, is the son of Pygmalion and Aphrodite.  Pygmalion was said to have created a sculpture of Aphrodite he fell in love with.  It is said that the sculpture came to life and after the two were married, they bore Paphos. Either Paphos, himself, or another family member established the town as a token of worship to the goddess. read more

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