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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  • It’s a must visit in this island , good idea to walk down from the castle and old city . Stay and enjoy that unique ancient temple .  more »
  • Go there for a magical sunset and amazing view of all the Chora! Many Instagram pictures of course ;)  more »

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