The holy shrine of Aphrodite was a outdoor place of worship located 7 miles outside of Athens. The shrine had many niches carved in its rocks- "boxes" as locals call them- which were used for offerings.The excavations have brought to light various offerings to the goddess, among them numerous marble swans with inscriptions.
The temple of Aphrodite was located on Mount Paleokastro, one of the most amphitheatrical places on the island
The island of Milos is known as the island of Aphrodite. The world-famous statue known as the "Aphrodite of Milos", dating back to the Hellenistic period was found On the island by a farmer in 1820.