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Temple of Demeter

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February 15, 2020
Unique combination of ancient temple and church.It's been restored and these ancient temples were systematically converted into Christian churches.
December 28, 2019
The temple is build in the Ionic style and is dated back in 530- 520 BC. The sanctuary of Demeter and the temple of Iria are considered by the architectural point of view, as the forerunners of the Athens Parthenon. Located close to the village of Sangri in the local name area of 'Gyroula" Its one…
September 19, 2019
Temple of Demeter In the village of Sagri, in the area of ​​Gyroula, you will find one of the most remarkable buildings of ancient Naxos, the Temple of Demeter. It is dated to 530-520 BC. and is Ionic. It dominates on a fertile plain overlooking both the sea and the mountain of Za. The sanctuary of…
September 3, 2019
The Ancient Greek siteseeing spot of the area. Demeter was the one of the Gods of Olympus. She was the protector of the crops, the goddess of abundance. The temple is placed on the hill with fields all around. The site is very well preserved and there is museum.
July 30, 2019
The ancient temple of Dimitra goddess is one of the most important ancient buildings of the history of Naxos. Along with Iria temple is considered to be the forerunners of the Parthenon. Built between 530 and 520 B.C. with white marble. The temple lies in an elevated position of a fertile plain with…

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“Immediately as you leave the ship expensive across the port is the etc. of Naxos with all buses to all directions of our island, the bus to Agia Anna, plate stop and outside the door of HAUSE PETRA every 20 minutes !!! Αμέσως όπως βγαίνετε από το πλοίο ακριβός απέναντι στο λιμάνι είναι το κ.τ.ε.λ. της Νάξου με όλα τα λεωφορεία προς όλες της κατευθύνεις του νησιού μας, το λεωφορείο με προορισμό αγία Άννα ,πλάκα σταματούν και έξω από την πόρτα του HAUSE PETRA κάθε 20 λεπτά!!! ”
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