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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic views around here. Flowering trees and in June lemon trees with fruit. Tip: take a panorama photo at this statue. I can't upload mine... Wait till its kind of quieter. The area is surrounded by beautiful mountains valleys, villages and marble quarries. You can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank IRL-64
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The site was on our way back home, so we stopped to check it out, but wouldn't go there for a second visit. Wouldn't recommend taking long route exceptionally for Kouros as it is not worth it, far better to spend time by the seaside...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martynas B
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Travelling by car from Chora Naxos to the village of Melanes and continuing till the Kourochori you arrive in a parking lot full of trees. Yoy have to walk for 5 min till you arrive at a small field full of tree shadow and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alex n
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the few examples of ancient marble sculpting work which is remarkable for its age, historical value and sheer size.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hneske
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We took a walk up the seventy five steps from the roadway to see the Statute of Dionysus. You do need to be careful as the area around the statue is marble and very slippery. You need water if it is a hot day, especially...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

In Melanes you will find the two out of three Kouros statues that exist in the island. Very interesting and worth the visit. The entrance is also free.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vivian v
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We were exploring the island and read this would be a good site to stop on the way. Easy parking and easy to find but the statue, although an impressive bit of marble, was a bit underwhelming. The ride through the marble mines was the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank C3958CMjohna
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Fascinating to see the two statues. The first one is easy to find and parking is ample. Nice walk through a lush valley. The second one was a bit harder to find, but just follow the path through the two gates and it is in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AndreasSP
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

An impressive kouros statue, left on site because it was broken, maybe dyring its transport to its final destination. Serene and green location. Bit tough to find. Google maps did not help, had to ask locals. Further up the mountain another kouros statue, good exercise...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 71Isaac
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I saw this as part of an island tour (the interior is incredible). This will take 30 minutes stay but it is very much worth the visit. The statue was made between 2500-3000 years ago. The area is lovely as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
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