Portara Naxos Island, Greece

Portara
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This iconic door that leads nowhere is the entrance to an unfinished Temple of Apollo that faces exactly toward Delos, the god's birthplace. It was begun about 530 BC.

Go Historic ID
248950
Best Known As
Portara
Full Name
Portara
Coordinates
37.110195° N, 25.372281° E  (map)
Address
Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece
Naxos Island, Greece
Tags
Ionic style/period
Naxos Island Cyclades, Greece
Europe continent
Greece Europe
Cyclades Aegean Islands, Greece
Height
8