"Delos" Delos Island Tip by sieffron

Delos Island, Mykonos: 27 reviews and 31 photos

  Terrace of the Lions
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This is the Terrace of the Lions, which at one time looked over the Sacred Lake, the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. The lake was drained in 1925 to avoid malaria outbreaks, but four lions remain from the original nine, a fifth one having been taken by pirates to Venice where it now guards the entrance to the arsenal.

Address: Archaelogical site of Dilos, Notio Aigaio, 84600, Greece
Directions: Take an excursion boat to Delos from the quay at the western end of the port in Hora, Mykonos.
Phone: +30 2289 079376
Website: http://www.visitgreece.gr/en/greek_islands/cyclades/delos

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 15, 2004
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