Temple of Apollo, Portara – Naxos by vasiliosgavrilis

Portara is the huge marble gate of a temple started to be built in the 6th b.c century in honor of the god Apollo on the island of Naxos. Stands majestic islet “palaces” or island of Bacchus is said differently in the left side of the port of Naxos. According to mythology, this island Theseus abandoned Ariadne and from here the kidnapped Dionysus with his entourage. The island until 1919 was not linked to Naxos, years which built the stalk that connects it to the rest of the island.

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