The Chora & the Portara - Naxos island

Hercules Milas

Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece

Artist's Description

The Portara (temple of Apollo) and the Chora (“capital”) of Naxos island in the background. Cyclades, Greece. The Portara or the “Great Door” is essentially a massive marble doorway, leading to nowhere. It once was part of the ancient temple of Apollo. It lies close to the port of Naxos on the islet of Palatia which was once a hill.

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