Nearby Attractions Coral Bay, Cyprus
Petra tou Romiou - Literally the Rock of the Romans, but
more commonly called Aphrodite's Rock this is the formation which gives
its name to the nearby Aphrodite Hill resort. According to legend this
is where Aphrodite was born from the foam of the sea. While it is not
possible to climb the rock or swim in the rough seas around it there is
an excellent public viewing platform as well a small restaurant nearby.
Kykkos Monastery - A rich and lavish building it is one
of the most well known modern historic sites on the island. Visit
so see the relics such as the Icon of the Virgin, though this is
normally covered, and the swordfish saw which is a gift from seamen.
Still operating as a monastery it can be visited to see the museum.
Pafos Zoo - For nature lovers another great choice is the Pafos Zoo. Open 9 until 5 every day it is just a 10 minute drive north, situated just outside the Pikni Forest reserve.
Also check out other Pafos attractions.