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.

Facts & Stats on Portara

Go Historic ID
318701
Names
Portara
Dates
530 BCE

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece
Naxos Island, Greece

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Portara - Naxos Island, Greece