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Naxos Island is a beautiful, fresh green, which is among the most fruitful of Kiklada. The region here is embellished by olive crops and fields. Although the island is largely mountainous, with a large inviting offers superb beaches.
Although the weather is mild, there are no crowds, and therefore many times you can enjoy solitude on the beach. The island is ideal especially if you want a quiet holiday.
The main island is the bustling city of Naxos, where you can admire the high ramparts of the fortress Zoodochou Pigis Venetian 18th-century cathedral. The cathedral was built with stones from the old monasteries, which were once in these places. The beauty is complemented by a port city, just busy. One of the oldest monuments of Naxos is the goalkeeper who is the island port Palace. This was the entrance gate to the house monmentală god Apollo, whose construction began in 530 BC But work was never completed, and the gate serves primarily as a symbol of the city.
Other vestiges of the past can be admired in the Archaeological Museum, which is very well equipped. It draws visitors with an extensive collection of local artifacts, works in wood, kikladane culture period. The museum is housed in a flat, dating from 1627. Here the museum's previous funtion, French School, among whose pupils included the Cretan writer Nikos Kazantzakis. Among the most important resorts in Naxos island include Apollonas, north-east, famous for its restaurants with fish. Resort is symbol of the unfinished statue of Apollo, which stands majestic at the end of the village. This work of art is over 10 meters high and is here in the year 600 BC, when the works were abandoned.
Among the most beautiful beaches of the island include Abraham Ormos Moutsun southern coast and the east. As a gift, hence should not forget to buy articles of wool, honey or cheese tasting delicious.
Naxos is ideal for a quiet holiday magical and great, and the smell of history.
Naxos Island All Locations | Naxos Island is a beautiful, fresh green, which is among the most fruitful of Kiklada. The region here is embellished by olive crops and fields. Although the island is largely mountainous, with a large inviting offers superb beaches
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