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Great view

If you visit Ios you must go to Homer's grave. Its near to Chora, you ll get there in about 10... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
πρίγκιπας β
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Atmospheric and peaceful

The so-called Homer's Tomb is at the far north of the island and well worth a trip (assuming you... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 September 2012

If he really lived on Earth or not, this is not important: for me he sleeps here, in Ios, his mother's native island, forever. And the only thing I can think seating close his burial grave is: one day I would sleep here with him.

2  Thank Biavati
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Reviewed 20 September 2014

instead of looking for this tomb it is much better to climb up the main hill of the city and visit 3 beautiful small white churches at the top of it, then enjoy breathtaking views ...

8  Thank Marek U
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All reviews dont forget worth a trip lovely view the north end homer monument historic island excuse june path sea chora
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

If you visit Ios you must go to Homer's grave. Its near to Chora, you ll get there in about 10 minutes if you drive your own car. Spectacular view , a minimal tumbstone and many goats around. Dont forget to built your own stone...More

1  Thank πρίγκιπας β
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The so-called Homer's Tomb is at the far north of the island and well worth a trip (assuming you have transport). Empty roads, an exposed and isolated setting with lots of atmosphere and no people.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Homer's tomb is a little out of the way--but a nice drive to the north of Ios. Whether he is burried there or not, it is a great (and short) place to visit. People leave coins at the spot or make rock stackings. I took...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Whether or not this is actually the Tomb of Homer is a moot point. It is great to pay homage to such a great figure, and the site is beautiful. We came here on quads, and it was a lot of fun. It was nice...More

Thank ghotai
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

A great hike that gets you to a small Gill with great view. Need to walk 10 minutes(uphill and stairs). Used sneakers

Thank Sofia S
Reviewed 17 January 2018

very interesting place, part of not only ios{ history but of all greece!! the tomb is amazing!! must see!!

Thank Vickytoronto76
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The views from the tomb on the hill are breathtaking. Visitors have stacked stones everywhere on the hill. Very little else to see as reflected in the other reviews. The drive to the tomb is around the mountains. The roads are quiet and the route...More

1  Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Homer’s Tomb. When we hired a quad our first destination was Homers Tomb. The landsacape on the way to the tomb was beautiful and the tarmac road was in excellent condition (not like the usual Greek roads). We came across some pretty purple flowers and...More

Thank Robert Keith S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Not much to see at the tomb, but the views were good and the walk was easy. No charge to get in and not crowded.

Thank Shelley D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Nice place, with wonterfoull view on the sea. very nice the street to come here. there ise nothing, no bar or restaurant. but if you like story have to go! i dont stay but i think it is nice at night for see the stars

Thank guidom403
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