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This is the best location with a panoramic view of the old city and a beautiful sunset. This... read more

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puisky
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Hong Kong, China
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Must see attraction in Naxos

The Portara is one of the first sights you will see as you come in by boat to Naxos and into the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
cherylhinton
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East Hagbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best location with a panoramic view of the old city and a beautiful sunset. This attraction is very close to the city center. It is easy and convenient to walk.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank puisky
Reviewed 8 January 2019

The Portara is one of the first sights you will see as you come in by boat to Naxos and into the harbour. It is free and is a very easy walk from the town. It has some great views to the town, of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cherylhinton
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Came here to trail my favourite game - Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Seeing the real one made my life as a gamer fulfilled 😚

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank nathavatp
Reviewed 29 November 2018

This will be one of the first things you see during your visit to Naxos. Very easy walk from the harbor. The site offers a great view of Naxos Town. Not much else on the site itself but certainly a "must" thing to do when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank JC-Meg
Reviewed 16 November 2018

An easy walk from Naxos Town up the hill overlooking the harbor. Beautiful views of the island and Naxos Town from the top of the hill.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sheremike
Reviewed 14 November 2018

You shouldn't go to Naxos and miss the Portara. It's unique an provides a great view of Naxos Town. It's worth a visit at any time but it's magical when the sun is setting

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank WindyGhyle
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It was great to go up and see this. First day we went it was very windy and the waves were crashing against the break water. Lots of seaweed on the path too so it was slippery. But it was very entertaining to see my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RosieGri
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

It has a panoramic view of the sunset but it is worth visiting at sunrise if you have the courage to climb after the abundant drinks in the clubs of the island!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Happiness67669756401
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

There is not much of a temple left but the view of the old town and port from Portara is very picturesque. Try getting there at sunset.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank globetrottersam
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Worth the 5 minutes walk across the causeway to get that idyllic shot of the portal at sunset. I doubt whether you'll capture it as this is the time when everybody and their dog turns up. I agree with other contributors that there's a nice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dickydropgoal
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