Paphos is one of the six districts in Cyprus with a fascinating history: it is claimed the goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite was actually born here. It was once the capital city of the entire island during the reign of the Greco Romans and with this it has a wealth of ancient treasures that have earned the old part of the town a UNESCO World Heritage site. As a coastal town in the Mediterranean it enjoys fine sunny weather throughout the year. Its white sandy beaches have caught the attention of many turning it into a destination of choice for many travelers.
Stop over at the Aphrodite Rock where the goddess of love chose to be born as human. If you are a couple you can swim around the rock to ensure that your love endures forever, perhaps like the rock or the myth! The habor of Paphos is a hub for numerous activities but you can slow down at the Adonis bath or the Baths of Aphrodite which are scenic and mysterious. This place is a must on holidays in Cyprus.
Limassol is the second largest city in Cyprus with one of the busiest ports in the Mediterranean and the center for wine making in the island, so you are assured that drinks of the finest wine will not run out. It is also a center for festivities such as the wine festival and many more carnivals. It is generally very vibrant with lots of activities going on. The Troodos Mountains form the background of this gorgeous city and provide a cooling effect due to pressure during hot summer months.
It also has a host of archeological treasures of Greek and Roman eras such as Kourion which includes theater and stadium, the Limassol Castle turned into a weaponry museum and the Cyprus wine museum which displays the islands wine history. There are beautiful mountain villages such as Lofou village whose traditional architecture is listed by UNESCO as architecturally important. If have spent your day exploring the architectural sights and need a break the Fasouri Water Mania gives you thrilling water rides.
Nicosia is centrally located on the island of Cyprus and has been the capital since the 10th century; it also remains as the only divided capital in the world after the collapse of the Berlin wall. The 400 year old Venetian wall divides the city into two parts, the ancient part of the city and the modern part of the city along with its suburbs. It is a well preserved city with an efficient transport system. It has a lot to offer in terms of cultural heritage and vibrant night life.
The museums here are numerous each displaying important treasures; they include the Byzantine museum, the municipal museum, the National Struggle museum and the folklore museum. Some of the largest venues in Cyprus are also found here such as the NEO GSP stadium and the Makario stadium which hosts numerous sports activities in Cyprus.