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  • 1 Delos Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 846 00 Dilos

    A windswept deserted island, once the site of the Aegean's greatest ancient city; this is Delos, the home of Apollo, god of beauty and light. In Antiquity, it played a leading commercial and religious role: the whole of the Greek world came through h..

  • 2 Terrace of the Lions Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    GR - 84600 Dilos

    Looking towards the Sacred Lake, these famous ancient lions carved from Naxos marble numbered at least nine; five have been replaced by copies, a sixth was removed by the Venetians in the 17C and today stands guard over the Arsenale in Venice, the ot..

  • 3 Theatre District Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    GR - 84600 Dilos

    Sinikía Theátrou (the Theatre District) was built from the 2C BC onwards. It contained luxurious houses built around courtyards and was decorated with superb mosaics in lively colours. There is the House of the Dolphins decorated with a large mosaic ..

  • 4 Mikonos Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 84600 Mýkonos

    Dotted by countless chapels and fringed by white sandy beaches, the granite island of Mikonos is one of the most popular islands in the Cyclades - and understandably so, given the beauty of its town and beaches. People come from all over the world to..

  • 5 Delos Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    GR - 84600 Dilos

    Artefacts found on the site are displayed in groups: scupture, ceramics and everyday objects. Among the major pieces, note the archaic kouroi and kores mainly from the Temple of Artemis, the marble statue of Apollo attributed to Praxiteles, the bronz..

  • 6 Ieró (Sanctuary) Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    GR - 84600 Dilos

    After the paved open space called the Agorá Kombetialistón (remains of a monumental altar) are the ruins of the Sacred Way, the Propylaia (monumental entrance), the House and the Stoa of the Naxiots, the temple of Artemis behind which lie pieces of t..

  • 7 Lion District Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    GR - 84600 Dilos

    This urban quarter was built in the Hellenistic period. Facing the Sacred Lake is the impressive Terrace of the Lions, the row of famous Archaic lions sculpted in Naxian marble (only five remain, now replaced by copies). The area includes the House o..

  • 8 The Harbour Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    GR - 846 00 Mýkonos

    The lively waterfront with its curved marble quays is lined by the arcades of the 18C town hall, a lonely little chapel dedicated to St Nicholas, patron saint of navigators, café terraces and craft shops all the way to Platía Mandos Mavrogenous, whic..

  • 9 Old Town Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    GR - 846 00 Mýkonos

    The old town of Mykonos is charming. Start from Mandos Mavrogenous Square and walk to the Church of Agía Kiriakí, which contains the most beautiful icons on Mykonos. Not to be missed: Odós Androníkou and its craft workshops; a richly decorated and fu..

  • 10 View of Mykonos Town Interesting

    Nature and gardens

    GR - 84600 Mýkonos

    A steep street, Odós Leondíou Bóni, leads up to the 16C Boni windmill (Mílos Bóni) which provides a splendid view of the town and the harbour, the islands of Delos and Reneia, and also of Syros and Tenos. The sunset seen from here is particularly mag..

  • 11 Isle of Dílos: Mount Kynthos

    Archaeological and historical sites

    GR - 84600 Mýkonos

    The Terrace of the Foreign Gods was built in the 2C BC to hold the shrines of the non-Greek divinities frequented by the many immigrants who lived on Delos. There are traces of the Shrine of the Syrian gods, of the Shrine of the Egyptian gods, and of..

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