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La Tomba di Omero

Plakotos, 840 01, Greece
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Historic, but small

It's a long way to see this tomb of Homer at the North end of the island... the road ends up with a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Antibes, France
Homer's Spirit is Still Alive

At the end of the road there's a parking circle and a 15 minute walk up a gravely path to a... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Prentiss P
Durham, New Hampshire
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  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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Plakotos, 840 01, Greece
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

It's a long way to see this tomb of Homer at the North end of the island... the road ends up with a dead-end roundabout, it means that you are arrived, a short walk on a rough track and you see the rest of the...More

Thank Flyingseb
Reviewed 29 June 2016

At the end of the road there's a parking circle and a 15 minute walk up a gravely path to a hilltop overlooking the sea. With countless islands sprawled across the blue horizon Homer's grave rests in the wind. Mostly piles of rocks and stone...More

Thank Prentiss P
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Came here as we took the wrong turning but we I was here I went anyway. Not much to see really other than a view over to Naxos.

Thank Sarsonuk
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Whether this is this place where Homer's tomb was/is nobody knows and will probably never know. But does it matter if you are on Ios and would like to have a nice ride with a lot of beautiful scenery (mountain and sea) to "Homer's tomb"...More

1  Thank Krasimir K
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Homers Tomb is in the middle of nowhere, either you ride a motorcycle for hours to reach this desert spot or you support the locals by driving you to the place, where the "hidden eagle whispers to the blind owl" ... forget about it, biggest...More

Thank Luke X
Reviewed 9 February 2016

not far from the center and sure thing to see and enjoy. a piece of history in ios.. nice for an afternoon ride..

Thank bava k
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Nice view and that is all. No scientific evidence that Homer tomb is there. Do not waste your time going there.

Thank John O
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Lucky Homer that won a tomb in such a great spot.The view is impressive but that the only thing one might claim as impressive.There is no historical evidence or proof that this is indeed where Homer or his rests were burried. If you are visiting...More

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

The visit to the tomb has just been a "check, I've done it". Thanks to previous reviews I was not expecting anything from it as it is not even sure the remainings of the poet lies there. However, I still highly recommend to go there...More

1  Thank Loredana C
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

You will love the driving route but at the end you will not find anything very interesting. Just the felling that " I've been there". The view from the hill though is beautiful.

Thank ilianatravel
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Gemma S
Where do people typically get food here? Is the surrounding area safe?
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