Dilos

    Address: 84600 Mykonos Greece

    Coordinates:   37.3934400 ,
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    The island of Delos near Mykonos near the centre of the Cyclades archipelago is one of the most important mythological historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations in the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean ongoing work takes place under the direction of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades and many of the artifacts found are on display at the Archaeological Museum of Delos and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. Delos had a position as a holy sanctuary for a millennium before Olympian Greek mythology made it the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. From its Sacred Harbour the horizon shows the three conical mounds that have identified landscapes sacred to a goddess in other sites one retaining its Pre-Greek name Mount Kynthos is crowned with a sanctuary of Zeus.

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    Dilos and the Mykonos

    The island of Delos near Mykonos near the centre of the Cyclades archipelago is one of the most important mythological historical and archaeological sites in Greece. The excavations in the island are among the most extensive in the Mediterranean ongoing work takes place under the direction of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades and many of the artifacts found are on display at the Archaeological Museum of Delos and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. Delos had a position as a holy sanctuary for a millennium before Olympian Greek mythology made it the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. From its Sacred Harbour the horizon shows the three conical mounds that have identified landscapes sacred to a goddess in other sites one retaining its Pre-Greek name Mount Kynthos is crowned with a sanctuary of Zeus.

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