Portara Naxos Island, Greece

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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.

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Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece
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37.110195° N, 25.372281° E

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Portara (Naxos Island, Greece)
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April 11, 2015