Aphrodite's Rock

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  • Address: Kouklia, Paphos, Cyprus Cyprus‎
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Geological Formation, Tourist Center, Family And Kids

About Aphrodite's Rock, Paphos

Aphrodite was a Greek Goddess believed to be born in Cyprus emanated from a sea in the city of Paphos.The Goddess of love, beauty, and fertility was religiously worshiped by the people of the Aphrodite Island, Cyprus. The Aphrodite’s rock locally recognized as Petra tou Romiou is an offshore rock that stands along the road between Paphos and Limassol. Aphrodite’s rock is a recommended visit in Paphos to the experience historic beliefs and beauty of the city.

Aphrodite's Rock Information

  • There is a beautiful pebble beach that encompasses the rock.
  • Along the beach is a cafe and several souvenir stalls.
  • Visit the rock during sunrise or sunset.

How To reach Aphrodite's Rock by Public Transport

  • Bus: Olympus Palace Bus Stop, Stathmos Bus Stop, Marcos Internet Bus Stop
  • Train: Historic Lefke (Camlikoy) Train Station, EvrichouTrain Station

Restaurants Near Aphrodite's Rock

  • Aphrodite’s Rock Restaurant (East of Aphrodite Rock)

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Things to Know Before Visiting Aphrodite's Rock

  • 95% of people who visit Paphos include Aphrodite's Rock in their plan

  • 29.97% of people start their Aphrodite's Rock visit around 05 AM - 06 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Aphrodite's Rock

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

92.99% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Aphrodite's Rock

People normally club together Coral Bay and Paphos Municipal Baths while planning their visit to Aphrodite's Rock.

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Aphrodite's Rock, Paphos Reviews

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  • Historically, there’s not really much to see. It’s almost like an ancient tourist trap. But, it’s free to get to. And, the scene itself is beautiful. I appreciated it more just for its natural beauty rather than its historical nature. And, I really liked the narrow tunnel that goes underneath the freeway. For some reason I thought that was cool.

  • This is a nice but crowded tourist attraction. The main attraction is the rock itself, in the water. You can climb the rock. There is a beach, a kiosk, a parking lot, and a bus stop. The sea has currents at this location, so it is not entirely safe to swim. There is no lifeguard.

  • Nice scenery and a bit out if the way. Sea lovely and clear. Not too busy when we went. Not much a sand beach though - more shale and pebbles. Plenty of area to walk round. Car parking near by which is free.

  • Taking the scenic coastal route along the way you make your way by foot into a tunnel under the main road to get to the beach. A beautiful area with the rock of Aphrodite in the distance. Was a pleasant 15 minute stop along the way to see other historical sites in the area

  • Cool place withe a great view to see . Only if the crowd wasn't that big would be better. Otherwise it's nice and romantic, especially by sunset, there is a special vibe. Take some selfies and don't regret it 😃

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