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Beautiful Landmark

It is huge and very interesting. It feels like a gate to another world. Visit it at full moon to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Temo A
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Magic sunset

We visited the island of Naxos and visiting Portara was one of the must-do things while on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pol L
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| Islet of Palatia, Naxos Town 84300, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Before you arrive to Naxos you can see from boat this temple Arka Gate entrance. And you can see it from any place you are in this island . It's amazing. From Greek tavern you can enjoy this view having yr meals !!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is huge and very interesting. It feels like a gate to another world. Visit it at full moon to fully admire it

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the island of Naxos and visiting Portara was one of the must-do things while on the island. The best time is at sunset when the sky takes all these beautiful colours. The combination of the red sun, the colourful sky, the sea, tge...More

Thank Pol L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was unique to visit Greek ruins of a Temple on a small island. The Portara is quite impressive due to its size and position. It was a windy day when we visited and we got wet crossing the causeway due to the waves and...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply incredible. Just walk around and check it out. We did at sunset and it was amazing. Located just by the port and the old city.

Thank Munzer Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You read about this magical site but words can't really articulate what it means to see in person up close. A nice easy walk to top of hill. Stay on the path to help with the integrity of the land... Lots of photo ops and...More

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The portara is an easy walk from Naxos town and/or the port. It's a short walk around the site. Definitely bring a camera for some great photos. We did not stay for sunset, but wish the timing of our visit had allowed for that!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do in Naxos! So beautiful , then just walk back in town and have a wonderful dinner and see the beautiful colours in the sky while the sun continues to go down.

Thank Sunna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Naxos' marking sign twice, once by daytime and once by sunset. Definitely the sunset view was breath taking and the coming night stamped Portara on Naxos' sky. The only thing we regretted was that pictures could be taken from quite a far distance...More

Thank corina268
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come at sunset to take an iconic picture, with only a few hundred friends. A must do when visiting Naxos.

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