Amazing Places to Visit in Cyprus

Published 31 January 2018

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Make Cyprus your next destination and visit inspiring places. Check out gorgeous Cyprian beaches, historical sites and take selfies in front of these architectural beauties.

Ayia Napa Monastery
The deserted village of Ayios Sozomenos
Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa
The Tombs of the Kings in Paphos
Aphrodite's Birthplace In Paphos
Aphrodite's Birthplace In Paphos
Historic Paphos Castle

Places to visit in Cyprus

Make Cyprus your next destination and visit inspiring places. Check out gorgeous Cyprian beaches, historical sites and take selfies in front of these architectural beauties.

Ayia Napa Monastery

Well preserved buildings of the Ayia Napa Monastery

Pictured: Ayia Napa Monastery in Cyprus

The Ayia Napa Monastery, as the name suggests, is located in Ayia Napa and is one of many monasteries in Cyprus. The monastery was built somewhere around 1500 AD at the time when Cyprus was conquered by the Venetians. The monastery was built in the style of a medieval castle in stand right in the middle of a village.

The deserted village of Ayios Sozomenos

Fairytale-like remains of a gothic style church photographed from a distance

Pictured: Saint Mamas Gothic Church remains at the deserted village of Ayios Sozomenos in Cyprus.

Ayios Sozomenos is an abandoned village with various remains of buildings. The village is located just outside Nicosia near Dali very close to the Green Line. One of the most striking architectural remains in the village are the ruins of the gothic 15th century Agios Mamas Church.

Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa

Beige sand blue sea and blue sky of Nissi beach

Pictured: Nissi Beach in Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Nissi beach is a gorgeous white sand beach stretch of about 500 metres in Ayia Napa, and is one of the nicer beaches in Europe. Great for sun tanning, water sports, honeymoons and relaxation.

The Tombs of the Kings in Paphos

Arched alleyway inside the Tombs of the Kings site

Pictured: The Tombs of the Kings archaeological site, Paphos, Cyprus.

The Tombs of the Kings is a large necropolis about two kilometres north of Paphos harbour in Cyprus. The Tombs of the Kings form part of the Archaeological Park of Kato Pafos and is one of the most important archaeological sites in Cyprus.

Aphrodite's Birthplace In Paphos

Beach with sand and sea with rock formations visible ahead of the coastline

Pictured: Aphrodite's Birthplace In Paphos, Cyprus

Aphrodite’s mythical birthplace aka Aphrodite's Rock aka Petra tou Romiou features beautiful geological rock formations along an incredibly beautiful coastline southwest of Paphos district.

Historic Paphos Castle

A rectangular block-like castle structure surrounded by water

Pictured: Historic Paphos Castle or Paphos Fort, located on the edge of Paphos harbour.

Kato Paphos Archaeological Park

Remains from antiquity with temple columns being the key feature

Pictured: Temple columns remaining at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park.

Paphos Archaeological Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and there is a lot to see from Greek and Roman antiquity. The ruin highlights include the temple and many columns, an amphitheatre, intricate mosaics, bath house remains and other structures left behind by the ancients, all on a mountain top offering great scenic views.

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