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Sun, sand and sea. The typical for a nice holiday destination, but that’s not all this islands offers. Kato Paphos is where the archaeological sites are and Ktima is where the museums are at. You will find many interesting sites in and outside the city. A good way to explore Paphos and the surroundings is by renting a cheap car.
Paphos is a coastal city located in the south west of Cyprus. It lies on the Mediterranean coast and has been included in the official UNESCO list of cultural and natural treasures of the world's heritage. It enjoys a subtropical Mediterranean climate with very mild temperatures. Archaeologists are of the view that Paphos has been inhabited since the Neolithic period. It was a centre of the cult of Aphrodite and of pre-Hellenic fertility deities. It is said that Aphrodite's mythical birthplace was on this island and her temple was erected here by the Myceneans in the 12th century B.C. Tourists coming to this coastal city use car rental as an easy and convenient form of transport to get around.
New Paphos was founded near the western end of the island and the site was chosen as it had a good harbour. After 1974, there has been an increase in the island’s economy in all areas but especially tourism. Now it is a popular and fast developing tourist resort. It has an attractive fishing harbour and car hire can be the solution for those who want to visit all areas of the town and island.
UNESCO has added the entire town to its World Cultural Heritage List. Some of the treasures which have been unearthed include the remarkable mosaics in the Houses of Dionysos, Theseus and Aion. There are some mysterious vaults and caves, the Tombs of the Kings, the pillar to which Saint Paul was allegedly tied and whipped and there is an ancient Odeon Theatre. Other places of interest are the Byzantine Museum and the District Archaeological Museum. They have got an attractive collection of antiquities, dating from the Neolithic Age up to 1700 AD. The remains of the ancient city walls can be found near the Odeon and this part of the island is a great place for those who are interested in ancient history.
The city has got catacomb sites dating from the early Christian period. The most famous being the Solomoni Church which has also retained some of its 12th century frescoes. The Rock of Aphrodite emerges from the sea a few miles outside the city. Lemba is a village is home to numerous artists and is worth a visit. Many of the artists have open studios and it is a great place to pick up an original work of art.
The port which serves as a marina and a fisherman’s shelter is the top tourist destination of Paphos. It is lined with restaurants and cafes. Tourists come in large numbers to this cultural and historical city. Paphos car rental is a great solution for those who want to see as much as possible but without paying out a great deal of money for travel. It can be easily arranged in advance and will not break the bank.
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Car rental tips for Paphos Airport
Out of hours
As not all car rental companies are open 24 hours at Paphos Airport, you will still be able to collect your car before or after opening hours. Click on the car rental company logo for the opening hours and check the detailed rental terms for the extra fee.
Some car rental companies have an office or desk in the arrival terminal of Paphos Airport which is indicated as On Airport. If the car rental company does not have an office or desk at the arrival terminal it is Off Airport, which means that most of the time the car rental supplier provides a free shuttle bus from the airport to the car rental desk.
When traveling we advise to carry some Euros to avoid any unwanted surprises. At Paphos Airport there are Money Exchange offices in order to change your local currency.
The local time code for Paphos is EEST.
When traveling to Paphos make sure to check the local weather conditions in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises.
Paphos has approximately 32,892 inhabitants.
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