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Ancient Temple Of Demeter – #naxos

Did you know? In the village of Sagri, at Gyroula you will find one of the most remarkable buildings of ancient Naxos, the Temple of Demeter. The temple was built around 530 BC and is one of the earliest Ionic temples. It was built completely from Naxian marble. Based on the finds, the sanctuary was […]

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The Koufonisia Cyclades

Welcome to Koufonisia On Koufonissia space and time dimensions are different from what established theory has led you to expect. You don’t need a watch. If you have brought it along, put it away in the deepest recess of your luggage. You will get up when your eyes seek the scenery. Eat when your taste […]

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Karnavali naxos cyclades

Karnavali naxos cyclades

Titled: “Dionysian Carnival on Naxos,” the event program — combining the revival of old customs and long-lived traditions, with contemporary surprises too — is sure to awaken the senses. From the buzzing port and the Temple of Apollo (“Portara”) to its charming villages, Naxos during Carnival comes alive with traditional events, revivals of Dionysian customs, […]

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Cyclades architecture: what makes it so special

The typical Cyclades architecture is what have made this island group so famous around the world. The sugar houses with flowered gardens, the white walls, the blue-domed churches and the paved paths create a fantastic fairyland to walk around and admire beauty in simplicity. Characteristics Houses in Cyclades islands have been built with plain constructive elements in order to […]

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