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We loved the atmosphere of everyone being here at sunset .... as the sun went down an applause... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Unfinished Temple

Some ancient buildings have a story that is more interesting than the building itself. This... read more

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All reviews naxos port great view of the town setting sun archaeological site first thing you see take pictures century bc small island old town sunset photos ruins portara sea gateway thousands headland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the atmosphere of everyone being here at sunset .... as the sun went down an applause happened was a very emotional time.... take a drink ,snack,blanket and enjoy

Thank Angie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some ancient buildings have a story that is more interesting than the building itself. This building was started in 530 BC under the rule of Lygdamis the tyrant of Naxos, but never completed. The frame was built with blocks of marble weighing 20 tonnes and...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the untouched feel of this monument to Apollo. Best views of Naxos. Windy af. Went to Naxos Bakery after for coffee & dessert mmmmm

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy this visit as part of our holiday to Naxos, a short walk from town, approx 10mins it gives a great view of the town and sunset, go early it can get very busy! Some tips: comfortable footwear as it is rocky.

Thank molloymichelle
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The Appolo Temple at Palatia isle next to Naxos port Portara holds the Portara means Huge Gate. The existing marble was the huge gate of Appolo Temple at Palatia isle next to Naxos port. It welcome every traveller to Naxos. You can visit the site...More

Thank alex n
Reviewed 27 August 2018

What amazing piece of architecture, it was great to be able to see and be so close to such a historical monument. This is one o of the reasons we chose to visit Naxos in the first place.

Thank Whitten101
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a famous archaeological site with a magnificent view. A glimpse into history.It is perched in full view of Naxos Town just a minutes stroll. At sunset the headland is buzzing with tourists all anxious to gain that remarkable picture standing in front of...More

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

In terms of an attraction it’s quick and easy. It’s only minutes from town and easily accessible. Very popular at sunset

Thank Outback_Australian
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Bit of a hethen where historical sites are concerned. Not much to see really but going up for sunset is a nice experience.

Thank SteRussell_12
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Great archaeological site, beautiful view. We visited the temple at the sunset and at night and it was magical! And it's also without a fee.

Thank vivian v
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