Portara, Naxos Island

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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
318701
Short URL
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Names
Portara
Address
Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece
Naxos Island, Greece
Coordinates
37.110195° N, 25.372281° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015