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Beautiful Sunset Spot

Alone, the Temple of Apollo - or what's left of it - is incredible. It's also the best spot on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jordon H
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Edmonton, Canada
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Great location ! Apart from the landmark Portara, the place offers a marvelous view of the sunset !

Checking-in here in the evening is recommended as you can also watch the sun gradually descends and... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
nathavatp
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Oslo, Norway
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All reviews great view of the town naxos town some great photos setting sun ferry port first thing you see archaeological site take pictures easy walk old town sunset portara sea ruins gateway island doorway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alone, the Temple of Apollo - or what's left of it - is incredible. It's also the best spot on the island to watch the beautiful Cycladic sunset from; the views are comparable to the famous views you'd get on Santorini. It's just a short...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jordon H
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Checking-in here in the evening is recommended as you can also watch the sun gradually descends and finally hid behind the mountain on the opposite island of Paros.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nathavatp
Reviewed December 6, 2018

We took the short walk to the Temple from Naxos Town and took some incredible pictures. While walking up the steps a short distance to the top we studied the history of the Temple via the Internet. There were also some young children playing music...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view from the Temple of Apollo to Naxos town and vice versa. Lovely sunsets and pretty walk to temple

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VenusEastLondon
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We loved the atmosphere of everyone being here at sunset .... as the sun went down an applause happened was a very emotional time.... take a drink ,snack,blanket and enjoy

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Some ancient buildings have a story that is more interesting than the building itself. This building was started in 530 BC under the rule of Lygdamis the tyrant of Naxos, but never completed. The frame was built with blocks of marble weighing 20 tonnes and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Love the untouched feel of this monument to Apollo. Best views of Naxos. Windy af. Went to Naxos Bakery after for coffee & dessert mmmmm

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoy this visit as part of our holiday to Naxos, a short walk from town, approx 10mins it gives a great view of the town and sunset, go early it can get very busy! Some tips: comfortable footwear as it is rocky.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank molloymichelle
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The Appolo Temple at Palatia isle next to Naxos port Portara holds the Portara means Huge Gate. The existing marble was the huge gate of Appolo Temple at Palatia isle next to Naxos port. It welcome every traveller to Naxos. You can visit the site...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alex n
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What amazing piece of architecture, it was great to be able to see and be so close to such a historical monument. This is one o of the reasons we chose to visit Naxos in the first place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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