Paphos Harbour & Castle is very much situated in Kato Paphos at the harbour, and was a Byzantine Fort to safeguard the harbour. Later, it was refurbished by the Lusignans in 13th century, and once it was captured by the Ottomans, they successfully repositioned, stretched and strengthened it. The castle is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, whose harbour lures the attention of several tourists throughout the year. The most acknowledging factor about the castle is that it remarkably serves as a setting to the annual open air Paphos cultural festival organized in September.
The view from the harbour is absolutely amazing, as it offers you multi-hued fishing boats quivering inside it. Avail the opportunity to walk along the quay and explore one of the tavernas, fish restaurants or cafe and thus take maximum benefit out of it. It is a famous holiday resort that also satisfies the quench of those who wish to educate themselves about its architectural heritage. Besides, its local markets, bars and restaurants are great to enjoy local delicacy. However, a Cyprus deal can be more adventurous if you stay in nearby hotels and try water sports or a boat trip or trekking, along with pleasant walk in summers to make it literally exciting for you.