Join the party in Paphos! Aphrodite's birthplace is warming up to be the European Capital of Culture in 2017
Paphos, in the far west of Cyprus where the mountains meet the sea, takes over as joint European Capital of Culture (along with Denmark's Aarhus) in January.
The ancient port, set around one of the most dazzling harbours in the Mediterranean and rich with ancient mythology, promises to be a happening place all year.
IT'S A HOLIDAY RESORT, ISN'T IT? Yes, and it's especially favoured by the British: hence the pubs and English breakfasts. But it's also one of the great archaeological sites of the Eastern Mediterranean — and the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love.
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