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Fabulous site

This is a wonderful site, positioned in mountainous landscape in central Naxos. High on a plateau... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
Spectacular Scenery Far from Crowds

This is a stunning site dating to 530 BCE, and is in quite remarkable condition considering its age... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are reasonably complete ruins that take about 15-20 minutes to take in. It's easy to envision islanders from 2,500 years ago coming here. The small museum is worth the price of admission and the money helps keep this site in good shape.

Thank D H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a wonderful site, positioned in mountainous landscape in central Naxos. High on a plateau, amongst olive groves and farm land, you can understand why the ancient Greeks and those who came before them chose this site. Walking around the reconstructed facade and ruins,...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning site dating to 530 BCE, and is in quite remarkable condition considering its age and exposed location. The signs all around are easy to read and tell you about its origins and construction. The site is in the middle of an...More

1  Thank Wnderlust80
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Demeter's Grotto will stretch the imagination. There is quite a substantial amount still surviving and unlike some sites it is possible to picture what the grotto would have been like. Well worth a visit

Thank H0liday042011
Reviewed 18 September 2018

In the middle of agricultural fields stand the ruins of another temple built from marble. apparently Naxos exports 360,000 tonne per annum so there is no shortage of the stuff. The path is done with stone slabs with gaps so don't wear heels like some...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Dimitra's Temple situated on top of a hill in the middle of an argiculture area. Dimitra was the goddess of agriculture in ancient Greeek times. This temple is unique as its 2 entrances (entrance or exit) are in the long side of the temple and...More

Thank alex n
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Very nice laid out ancient site in Naxos...not far from downtown Hora. There is also a museum, but we didn't hit that. Path to site and sitting area were both top-notch. Some of the best signage explaining the site and it's history of any spot...More

Thank JoeSarks
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Naxos is a great island with interesting things to see and explore that tell you about the history. We were pleased we visited the temple for the history and the stunning views. Worth the trip.

1  Thank mumstarof3
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My favourite place to sit and write, soaking up the history, culture and atmosphere. Magical beauty.

Thank deborahhewson
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Although one of the lesser know monuments of the island, is a must see for every visitor. Having undergone a great restoration, remains an iconic example of archaic architecture. It's worth the ride!

Thank SpyrosK356
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