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Portara, Naxos Town

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All that's left of a temple to Apollo, Portara forms a dramatic frame of ancient colonnades against the sky and has become an icon of the town. Located on the island of Palatia, the attraction represents the remains of the cultural and trade center of ancient Naxos. The rest of the temple was used to construct a castle in the city center by the Venetians. Plan your Portara visit and explore what else you can see and do in Naxos Town using our Naxos Town visit planner .
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  • At the edge of the city of Naxos a few steps up you can see the remaining of the ancient symbol and a view of the area. You can have a nice view of the city and its port as well as of the island of Pa...  more »
  • It is located at the northern end of the port of Naxos and specifically in the islet of Palatia the island of Bacchus. The view during the Iliobasilematos is magical.
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  • You have to go. Just take your camera around sunset and enjoy the view. IRS a must for every tourist  more »
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