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Aphrodite's Rock, Kouklia

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Legend says that Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, rose from the waves at Aphrodite's Rock on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Other legends state that if you swim three times around the rock, you'll be rewarded with eternal youth, beauty, luck, or fertility for life. Either way, if you go for it, apply plenty of sunblock beforehand. Nestled between Paphos and Limassol, far from the city, this pebble-and-stone beach presents one of the top photography spots on the island. The water is significantly colder than at most tourist spots, providing a refreshing break during the hottest months. Planning Kouklia trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.
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  • We went on the Paphos and Mosaics of Dionysus Tour with Holland America. Our first stop was the birthplace of Aphrodite – Petra tou Romiou. Aphrodite (called Venus by the Romans) is said to have... 
    We went on the Paphos and Mosaics of Dionysus Tour with Holland America. Our first stop was the birthplace of Aphrodite – Petra tou Romiou. Aphrodite (called Venus by the Romans) is said to have...  more »
  • A beautiful place with great access. According to the legend, Aphrodite emerged here and hence Cyprus is called the island of Aphrodite ... A great place to admire the sunrise and sunset. 
    A beautiful place with great access. According to the legend, Aphrodite emerged here and hence Cyprus is called the island of Aphrodite ... A great place to admire the sunrise and sunset.  more »
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  • Aphrodite Rock, a touristy place with clean blue water, nice to climb the rock and take a picture from above, you can have a picnic on the beach
  • Beautiful wonderful wonderful beach fantastic scenesThings I resemble of the Cypriot God

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