Naos tou Apollona - Portara, Naxos Town

4.7
Must see · Ruin · Tourist Spot
All that's left of a temple to Apollo, Naos tou Apollona - Portara forms a dramatic frame of ancient colonnades against the sky and has become an icon of the town. Located on the island of Palatia, the attraction represents the remains of the cultural and trade center of ancient Naxos. The rest of the temple was used to construct a castle in the city center by the Venetians. Plan your Naos tou Apollona - Portara visit and explore what else you can see and do in Naxos Town using our Naxos Town visit planner.
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  • This is Naxos' favourite place to view the sunset. So everybody is walking up just after 6pm (October) to get ready for it. Below the rock is a small bar at the water to have a drink before or...  more »
  • The view is amazing, spent some time there and try to imagine the Greek ancient spirit. I love to be there for the sunset. NAXOS!  more »
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