Visit Paphos - Best of Paphos

The entirety of this Mediterranean city has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for it’s immense historical, archaeological and mythical significance. It’s primarily renowned as the birthplace of the Greek Goddess Aphrodite and its citizens are said to be the descendants of Aphrodite and Adonis. Furthermore the city is famed for it’s extremely well preserved ruins from Roman times. Its surroundings are almost spiritual, with miles and miles of sandy beaches, tranquil monasteries in the mountains and a very friendly people. Paphos is divided into two parts, the inner commercial town and the tourist centric Kato Paphos area closer to the sea. The shopping (which is nothing too noteworthy) is more intensive in the commercial half of town. The city does not have much to offer its visitors in terms of cuisine, but one can always venture out to one of the local villages for proper Cypriot food and atmosphere.

Paphos Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Paphos tips for your visit

Do’s

  • Wait to begin eating till after the host does.
  • Be highly respectful of authority and elders.
  • Avoid direct and blunt confrontation.
  • Confine beachwear to the beach
  • Tip the waiters

Don’t

  • Don’t hire a car online. Rent it locally.
  • Don’t leave anything on your place while eating.
  • Don’t dress too casually if you’re entering religious territory.
  • Don’t forget to always carry water and sunscreen of you need it.

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Paphos Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Paphos

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    Explore the best of Cyprus during this full day tour. Discover Kourion ancient theater, explore Omodos village, visit a local...

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Facts and Stats for Paphos*

  • Pollution Statistics in Paphos

    Know the pollution level of Paphos before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.13 (Moderate)
  • Paphos: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Paphos for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Paphos.

    • Burglary and Theft 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.67 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.67 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65 (High)
    • Car Stealing 36.67 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 21.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.63 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.06 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 39.29 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Paphos - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Paphos is 155.69 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.74 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.66 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 48.79 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 57.68 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.78 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.72 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 72.5 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Paphos

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Paphos

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.51 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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