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We visited the Kouros at "Apollonas" (North-East of the Island). It is definately worth visiting... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Definitely worth a visit

There are three Kouroi in the island, one north and two in the middle of the island and they are... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We visited the Kouros at "Apollonas" (North-East of the Island). It is definately worth visiting. His foot is taller than a man!!!! Apollonas also has a small beach and many nice taverns. Very picturesque!

Thank MariannaK482
Reviewed 2 August 2018

There are three Kouroi in the island, one north and two in the middle of the island and they are very interesting.

Thank vivian v
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the kouros in Apollonas that is located in the northern tip of Naxos, about an hour drive from Hora. Apollonas is a tiny village in a protected bay just below the kouros location. Others have already posted pictures of the kouros and it...More

Thank L P
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Visited on a hot but breezy afternoon with 4 kids between 4 and 7 yrs old. The hikes to both kouros was interesting and diverse enough to keep kids and adults entertained. The explation on the board was very useful and got the kids attention....More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

It's so incredible to be able to stand immediately next to something so ancient. And the view is wonderful from where this is located. The town is very nice too.

Thank ingridvjones
Reviewed 4 October 2017

It's interesting in that the stone would be roughly shaped into the desired form before shipment - this reduced weight. There are a couple large statues that broke before they left the quarry and were left behind. Not exactly off the beaten path - ours...More

Thank poodledoop
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You do not need a car as the bus drops you at sign post to Kouros. It's a lovely walk in shaded areas with views of countryside and old marble quarries. The statues are in peaceful settings and are quite breath taking . There are...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017

There are two sites on island of Naxos where there are giant ancient marble sculptures of a Young man, or Kouros, can be seen. One location called Melanes and lies in the middle of the island, near the village of Flerio, and here can be...More

5  Thank Superkatt
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This was one of those attractions that we went to see just to see what it would be like and it turned out to be quite interesting. We had a taxi take us here and then stopped at some of the mountain villages on the...More

Thank travelinm2014
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We lucked out finding this as we were expecting an erect 10metre man... oops - :) We needed a break so getting out and walking up the stairs was fine but ....

Thank SophieAnn M
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