A castle belonging to the town, rock tombs, a temple, and
a harbour which is now full have been found as a result of
excavations carried out in the region.
town was one of the six important towns of Cyprus in the 2nd
century B.C. There are three churches close to Aphendrika:
Saint Georgios, Panaya Chrysiotissa and Panaya Asomatos. Saint
Georgios is a single-domed church with a two-part apsis built
in the 10th century. Panaya Chrysiotissa was constructed in
the 6th century. It was renewed at the end of the 10th century
as it had been destroyed as a result of Arab raids.
wooden ceiling was replaced with a tunnel-vaulted one. The
church was destroyed once again during the middle ages and
was reconstructed for the last time in the 16th century. The
one in the best condition of these three churches is the Panaya
Asomatos church built in the 6th century. This church too
was reconstructed in the 10th century as it was destroyed
during the Arab raids.