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Temple of Demeter

Address: Ano Sangri, Greece
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Ranked #18 of 52 Attractions in Naxos
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Stockton onTees, Uunited Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A long drive along little roads from the nearest village - don't hink that it's easy to get off the bus at the road end where you see the sign & walk. Ruins of temple of various dates. The interpretative signs were in English, but if you didn't know the direction of the compass points they were difficult to follow.... More

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Belleville, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was one of the stops on a guided bus tour. Visitors to Naxos should make it a priority to see as much of the island as possible. Standing in this historic spot, absorbing the information and taking in the "as far as you can see" views was worth the climb.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The drive to the Temple of Demeter was beautiful. This is set out in the fields of Naxos and the grounds are lovely. There is a small museum on the property that really gave fantastic information on how temples/statues are put back together with small bits and pieces that are excavated. It was definitely worth my time.

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We visited the Temple as part of our one-day tour of Naxos Island. Impressive structure on top of a hill with great views. A well-constructed stone path leads to the Temple at the top of the hill. There is a museum on the way to the Temple, but, unfortunately, it was closed the day we visited.

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Heraklion, Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

One of the top priorities when visiting Naxos!! Easily accessible by car not far from chora, perfectly organized. A stunning view when approaching the temple, nice walk up the hill. The temple is nicely presented and accompanied by a modern small muceum that got international aword. In addition no entrance fees!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very impressive to see and a well maintained site despite the free entry. There is a lovely museum on the site as well which is a must see containing artifacts from the area.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The temple lies on a hill in a fertile valley . There are reasonably well preserved marble remains of the temple . But above all is the location beautifull with great views on the valley and the mountains.

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

One very impressive temple in the middle of nowhere in Naxos, surrounded by sloaps full of green, looking like the teple mas ment to be for the goddess of fertility. Even in Summer is impressive, The surrounded area is maintained beautifully with stones and aleys that they drive you to a semi ruined temple in the top of a hill.

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Paris, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Good temple, worth the visit if you rent à car to make à tour on the Island. But not the best ruin ever seen. Not deceving but not "waoo" either!

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Sydney, Australia
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188 reviews 188 reviews
131 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We had hired a car for the day, and the Demeter Temple was on our radar. Follow the signs/instructions, and you will be able to find without too much difficulty. Easy parking on the road below, with lots of spring flowers in bloom. Easy steps up to the Temple. Didnt expect the ruins to be quite this good. OK, its... More

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