Paphos is situated on the south west coast of Cyprus and holds a great deal of appeal to visitors of all ages.
Sheltered from the north by the Troodos Mountains, Paphos enjoys the healthiest year-round climate in the Mediterranean. Steeped in history and with a wealth of ancient sites, some of which date back to the 4th Century BC, Paphos is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Ancient legend tells us that this was the home of Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty.
There is a very good choice of new and resale property in Paphos.
There are also a number of golf courses in Paphos and Cyprus golf property is very popular for investment and holiday property.
The countryside is serenely beautiful throughout the year with fertile plains, citrus fruit plantations, vineyards, rocky coves, sandy beaches and crystal clear skies.
The harbour area with its ancient castle, mosaics depicting Dionysus the God of Wine as well as many other wonderful antiquities, beautiful churches and Monasteries make this area a haven for tourists.
Many Archaeological sites can be found in Kato (or lower Paphos), whilst the old town known as Ktima sits further inland high up on a rocky plateau.
One of the most visited sites is the Tombs of the Kings, a vast area of impressive underground tombs which date back to the 4th Century BC. They are carved out of solid rock with some being decorated with Doric pillars. High officials rather than Kings were buried here, but the magnificence of the tombs gave the locality its name.
Today Paphos is a thriving coastal city. The authorities have invested heavily in irrigation dams, water contribution works, road infrastructure and the development of the International Airport of Paphos.
Paphos is a secure environment, pleasant, friendly and ideal for permanent living.
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