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| Islet of Palatia, Naxos Town 84300, Greece
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is a gods place is better to visit at the sunset a great place from this place you can see the all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy walk from the boardwalk. Interesting to look at. Nice to walk to see at night after a fabulous... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Ontario, Canada
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“easy walk” (17 reviews)
| Islet of Palatia, Naxos Town 84300, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

is a gods place is better to visit at the sunset a great place from this place you can see the all Chora town is near the port

Thank oiv85
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Easy walk from the boardwalk. Interesting to look at. Nice to walk to see at night after a fabulous dinner.

Thank 52Yukon12345
Reviewed 7 December 2017

It's a very nice short walk along the boardwalk ( watch the waves they can come right over the street when fools cause wakes going too fast in and out). The ancient ruin of a temple which looks to have been partially restored then left...More

Thank aaronbutt
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I thought it was cheesy to go see the sunset here, along with dozens of tourists, but I was glad I did. The sunset from the Portara was magical. I ended up going twice to see the sunset. Find a spot off a path, a...More

1  Thank tomgL4376EO
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This was a very beautiful spot at sunset. Romantic Not to busy but I'd get there a little early to wander around and find your preferred view.

Thank Britt D
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

You will have some amazing views from here of Naxos town. Also, while going here, you will discover amazing hidden spots which will take your breath away.

Thank yama r
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

You don’t need a tour guide to see the Portara. It is a visual you see when coming into the port, it has history which you can find online. It took us all of 10 minutes to walk around it and snap a few pictures...More

Thank ShazzG
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This enigmatic pair of columns and lintels, on the headland overlooking Chora Harbour, is part of the ruins of the Temple of Apollo ( although there is some dispute about that). It is the first thing you see coming in on the ferry, distinctive and...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

You see the Portara as soon as your ferry boat approaches the island of Naxos. It's a landmark that goes hand in hand with the island of Naxos. Not much information on site about this structure. From my reading, I understood it to be a...More

1  Thank jacquesmoss
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A short walk from town through the causeway will give you a great view of this amazing old structure and great views back into town and surrounding coastlines. Does get a bit windy so may need a jacket in cooler weathering. Sunset renders some good...More

Thank M00nTraveller
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