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Sounio
Sunset is the best time to arrive at the 5th-century-B.C. Temple of the mythical sea God Poseidon. Perched on cliffs above Cape Sounio, the temple ruins, surrounded on three sides by sea, have stunning views out over the Aegean. It was mentioned in Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey. More recently, English Romantic poet Lord Byron visited this atmospheric spot in 1811 and inscribed his name at the base of one of the temple's Doric columns.

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Temple of Poseidon Sounion
Temple of Poseidon Sounion
Attraction type: Ancient Ruins
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Kape Beach
Kape Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Sounio Beach
Sounio Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Paralia Christea
Paralia Christea
Attraction type: Beaches
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Legrena Beach
Legrena Beach
Attraction type: Beaches

All places to eat » Places to eat

Marida
Marida
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Sounio
Price: $17 - $34
Cuisines: Greek, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Good for: Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Syrtaki
Syrtaki
Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Sounio
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
SO Oriental Restaurant
SO Oriental Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 13 Restaurants in Sounio
Cuisines: Asian
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O Stamatis Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 13 Restaurants in Sounio
Cuisines: Greek
Artemis Tavern
Artemis Tavern
Ranked #7 of 13 Restaurants in Sounio
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek, Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

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Saily
$59 - $61
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Koropi
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Aegeon Beach Hotel
4.0 of 5
Aegeon Beach Hotel
$117 - $186 (€104 - €165)
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Sounio
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Stefanakis Hotel Apartments
2.0 of 5
Stefanakis Hotel Apartments
$48 - $107 (€43 - €95)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Varkiza
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Hotel Keos Katikies
Hotel Keos Katikies
$88 - $123
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Korissia
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Grecotel Cape Sounio
4.5 of 5
Grecotel Cape Sounio
$201 - $539
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Sounio
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Grand Resort Lagonissi
5.0 of 5
Grand Resort Lagonissi
$276 - $471
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lagonisi
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The Porto Kea Suites Hotel
5.0 of 5
The Porto Kea Suites Hotel
$114 - $385
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Korissia
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