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Quick stop, easy to access

If in the area, strongly recommend a quick visit to this site. Very easy to access from the road... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JC-Meg
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Baltimore, Maryland
Well worth a ten minute stop

This statue is interesting firstly for its size and also the fact it was left mostly rough cut and... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
julianc112
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If in the area, strongly recommend a quick visit to this site. Very easy to access from the road, short climb up about 50 steps. We did not see any other visitors while we were here. Always impressed to see such work was able to...More

Thank JC-Meg
Reviewed 18 September 2018

A short climb up 56 steps and there it is a partially completed ancient marble statue. It actually gives you an insight into how they were carved - in this case lying down in the rock it was being carved from. Apparently the statue was...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

What is not to love about this place.... coming back in a week after traveling around the islands... can’t wait!

Thank Susannah M
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Entrance fee, clean the space around, take care of all the site, make this place worthy. If we lose this and the rest of the antiquities, we are nothing ...

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Biggest Kouros in Greece with 11m height! Sadly not well protected from stupid tourists sitting and jumping on/from it

Thank Rafael B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

It's next to Apollonas village in north Naxos and it's very close to the main road. The Kouros statue is huge and unique!

Thank vivian v
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This is perhaps one of the most unique sculptures you will ever find from antiquity. It’s a bit of a hike to get to it, but very well worth it. Have a tour guide or read a bit about this before you go in order...More

Thank MarioP582
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This statue is interesting firstly for its size and also the fact it was left mostly rough cut and in situ where it was dug out. For some reason the statue was neither fully removed or erected and would have been an imposing monument given...More

Thank julianc112
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Interesting site-- a marble statue that was never completed, laying in its original position. Fascinating!

Thank ghotai
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

While driving trough Naxos you can stop to admire this Ancient statue, just a few stair steps from the road. Just do it !!

Thank John E
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Margaux P
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Hi Margaux, It is free and the harbour area below is very beautiful and a nice place to have coffee.
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