APHRODITE’S TEMPLE AT KOUKLIA
In the village of Kouklia, located 16 kilometers southwest of Paphos, stood the ancient city of Palepafos, where stands the temple of Aphrodite. The site is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. The temple is dedicated to the ancient Olympian goddess of beauty, who is linked to the myth of mother earth and was born from the waves of the sea that lap the beautiful beach of Petra tou Romiou. The statues of Aphrodite, found in various archaeological sites, are preserved in various museums on the island.