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Palepaphos, Sanctuary of Aphrodite

Kouklia, Cyprus
+357 26 432527
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Well worth visiting

Although only ruins, it's interesting and there are lovely views from here too. There's an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AlyGNorthWales
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Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd, United Kingdom
Archeological site you can touch.

Great sacred site that has existed for over 3000 years, shame there's not much left of the original... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
theoriginalmrx
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Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
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“small museum” (8 reviews)
“roman temple” (2 reviews)
“indoor museum” (2 reviews)
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Kouklia, Cyprus
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+357 26 432527
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although only ruins, it's interesting and there are lovely views from here too. There's an informative film to explain what you see.

Thank AlyGNorthWales
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great sacred site that has existed for over 3000 years, shame there's not much left of the original temple but that's time for you. Glad that the altar stone is still there and you can touch nearly everything there. Will visit again next trip but...More

Thank theoriginalmrx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very enjoyable, interesting and informative visit. Site has a rolling TV guide which is very informative and gives a lot of information on the site. The museum is housed in the converted fort and contains some very nice artifacts. The rest of the site comprises...More

Thank Russell R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting site. Never knew that sugar was mass produced here and that the romans could make such fine glass items. Informative and interesting.

Thank UnspokenWords
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Interesting place to visit if you like this kind of thing. The museum at the end had some interesting artefacts.entrance price reasonable.nice little village square for drinks and food.

Thank tracy l
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Followed the signs and climbed up the hill. Big site and despite very hot temperatures there was a nice cool breeze on the hill. Views are stunning looking to the beach. Must have been quite a site in its heyday. The site incorporates the sanctuary,...More

Thank adrian v
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Came across this by accident via a brown tourist sign and had to investigate. It's quite a spread out site of the first temple to Aphrodite goddess of love and beauty. The information clearly details the site's evolution from worshipping a fertility goddess represented by...More

Thank haraschambers
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Take time to see this aswell as Aphrodite's rock. Lots of interesting information on the site and in the museum. Great excavation and well worth it. The village has a lot of nice taverns to eat too.

Thank Kristin P
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Take time out to visit this place well worth the trip it's on the B6 in the Limassol direction careful not to miss your tuning

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable time strolling around this site, the main dwelling building on the site is very attractive and holds some interesting antiquities. The remaining site is level site that has been excavated and there is a beautiful church and graveyard to the edge of...More

Thank Pipion
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