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Description: An ancient street dating back to the seventh century BC lined with...
An ancient street dating back to the seventh century BC lined with majestic stone lions.
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4-Day Mykonos Excursion

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Excellent replicas but originals are in the museum on the island

Seeing these really made me feel like I'd been transported back in time (the rest of the island's settings really helps as well!). Quite majestic looking even in their eroded... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Seeing these really made me feel like I'd been transported back in time (the rest of the island's settings really helps as well!). Quite majestic looking even in their eroded (and replica) state, but still impressive. The originals are housed within the covered museum on the island are a definite must-see as well.

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Prague
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Nice and most visited place but those lions on the terrace are jut replicas made of plaster-cast. The original ones are house in the great on site museum.

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The iconic lions of Delos. Just bear in mind that these are replicas. The originals are in the nearby museum.

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USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

For our family; a once in a lifetime breathtaking walk through ancient Greek History. Life changing experience that will never be forgotten :-)

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is an impressive show. Having said that, the lions outside are copies - the originals are mostly in the museum, apart from one which is now guarding the Arsenale in Venice. One could ask that as they are copies, why could they not have been made to look as they once might have been?

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

These magnificent lions lined up in a row is a marvel to behold. It was hot when we were there last summer--take a hat.

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Before you go to the replicas, go to the museum to see the originals. Also look and wonder at the 70 or so statues that were created during the sixth century BC and consider where Britain was at this point. Also ponder on the fact that Britain almost ruled the world during the 1800's!!! Where did it all go wrong?

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queens, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

What you need to know is that the lions presented there are only copies, the originals which remain are in the museum at the site.

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Grand Junction, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This whole island is amazing! It is a short boat ride from Mykonos, but on very windy days, it may not run, so plan ahead. The island used to hold the treasury of Athens, and it still holds a treasure trove of artifacts. Loved it!

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Chicagoland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The island I think is only accessible by boat. The island hold lots of history. We did not take a cruise tour. Mistake. There is so much here one must have a guided tour which is not available on your own. The museum had a friendly English speaking person who helped us understand the history. The museum is also important... More 

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Address: Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Cyclades  >  Delos

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