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A must do on Naxos

An easy walk from Naxos Town up the hill overlooking the harbor. Beautiful views of the island and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sheremike
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Chicago, Illinois
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You shouldn't go to Naxos and miss the Portara. It's unique an provides a great view of Naxos Town... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
WindyGhyle
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An easy walk from Naxos Town up the hill overlooking the harbor. Beautiful views of the island and Naxos Town from the top of the hill.

Thank sheremike
Reviewed 4 days ago

You shouldn't go to Naxos and miss the Portara. It's unique an provides a great view of Naxos Town. It's worth a visit at any time but it's magical when the sun is setting

Thank WindyGhyle
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great to go up and see this. First day we went it was very windy and the waves were crashing against the break water. Lots of seaweed on the path too so it was slippery. But it was very entertaining to see my...More

Thank RosieGri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has a panoramic view of the sunset but it is worth visiting at sunrise if you have the courage to climb after the abundant drinks in the clubs of the island!!

Thank Happiness67669756401
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is not much of a temple left but the view of the old town and port from Portara is very picturesque. Try getting there at sunset.

Thank globetrottersam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the 5 minutes walk across the causeway to get that idyllic shot of the portal at sunset. I doubt whether you'll capture it as this is the time when everybody and their dog turns up. I agree with other contributors that there's a nice...More

Thank dickydropgoal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be prepared to share the sunset experience with hundreds of others! But plenty of room. Note that the ground is uneven.

Thank jzdparis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another awesome ancient Greek temple to Apollo. A short walk from town. A little tricky if the sea is rough because it splashed up over the causeway. Exciting though. The location is spectacular. Many recommend going at sunset. We liked it better when we had...More

Thank konacoco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The steps are short and easy and really it isn’t such a long way up. Once there the view of Naxos is amazing. The ruins are incredible close up and quite majestic.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The walk up to Portara is well worth it, any time of day. It's a beautiful place to catch sunset, and also for a fabulous shot back onto Chora. The temple itself is stunning. Not to be missed.

Thank venicelover
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