Paphos


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Paphos

(ˈpafɒs)
n
(Placename) a town in SW Cyprus, near the sites of two ancient cities: famous as the centre of Aphrodite worship and traditionally the place at which she landed after her birth among the waves. Pop: 53 060 (2001)

Paphos

(ˈpeɪfɒs) or

Paphus

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the son of Pygmalion and Galatea, who succeeded his father on the throne of Cyprus

Pa•phos

(ˈpeɪ fɒs)

n.
an ancient city in SW Cyprus.
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She went to Cyprus, to Paphos, where her precinct is and fragrant altar, and passed into her sweet-smelling temple.
Thereon he loosed the bonds that bound them, and as soon as they were free they scampered off, Mars to Thrace and laughter-loving Venus to Cyprus and to Paphos, where is her grove and her altar fragrant with burnt offerings.
In their soft glances I see what men strove to realize in some Versailles, or Paphos, or Ctesiphon.
A public presentation concerning the upgrading of major roads in Pano Paphos will be presented to the public on Wednesday evening, a municipality spokesman said.
Ryanair, launched its Cyprus - Paphos winter 2015 schedule with 6 routes in total and extra flights to Athens, which will deliver over 650,000 customers p.
Paphos, roughly divided into old Paphos and new Paphos, is also famous for its sun-kissed beaches.
THREE MUST SEES 1 TOMBS OF THE KINGS, Kato Paphos A LARGE necropolis burial ground lying about 2km north-west of Paphos harbour and is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
In ancient times, there were two locations called Paphos, Old Paphos and New Paphos.
From Cardiff Airport February 24 and March 3, 8 days from pounds 679 An ancient land of mystery, legend, beauty and love, especially in and around Paphos, your holiday base.
Paphos in particular has seen a major increase in its prices as investors flock to Cyprus to snatch up available property.
DESPITE Cyprus pushing to promote itself as a year-round tourist destination and as the weather warms up and the official summer season is only weeks away, Paphos says promises to increase the working months of lifeguards have not been fulfilled.
TOMBS OF THE KINGS,Kato Paphos A large necropolis burial ground lying about 2km north-west of Paphos harbour and is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.