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An ancient street dating back to the seventh century BC lined with majestic stone lions.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Row of nine to tweleve stone carved lions guarded way to the Sacred Lake were according to a myth the ancient gods were born. Erected by the people of Naxos as a gift to Delos Island in a honour of the god Apollo. Proud and...More

Thank luiza c
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is also known as the Terrace of the Lions. These lions were erected and dedicated to Apollo by the people of Naxos just before 600 BC, all facing east guarding the sanctuaries and also looking toward the Sacred Lake. They were made from Naxian...More

Thank SunnyCloudyRainy
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to seeing the lions. They're in any guide to Delos and rightfully so. We got to the avenue near the end of our tour of the site. This meant hardly anyone else was around so it was great for photos which...More

Thank johnboySheffield
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Dalos and the Avenue of Lions is one of the Historical sites you can see in the island, I have always wanted to see it and was glad that I made the trip to the island. I would definitely recommend doing the tour of...More

Thank Carlos L
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

It is a small part of the ruins at Delos. The statues are not original, since so much of the ruins have been plundered. The excavations and renovations have brought the area back to a most worthwhile place to visit.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

the real ones are in the delos museum- the ancient buildings are of greatr interest as are the sculptures of people which are far more realistic than the lions.

Thank Biagio14
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I just loved the avenue of lions when we walked past them. I could just imagine myself walking past them when the port existed. The lions on the site are replicas but you can see the original lions up close in the museum on site....More

Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Incredible place to visit and interesting to know the history behind these. The replicas are outside, but you are able to visit the original lions in the museum

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

An absolute MUST see if you are on Mykonos. Blue Star Ferries have a boat which leaves daily at 10am from Mykonos City port and takes 30 minutes to reach the island of Delos. Cost is 23 EUROS for a return trip and the boat...More

Thank GENEZANNO
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Avenue of the Lions have replicas only of the lions since the lions are inside the museum already and one was taken by the Venetians and its head replaced!!! It is already part of the Delos tour so one might as well get to...More

Thank maskiano
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