ANCIENT DELOS

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Duration : 1 to 4 hours
Starting Price : 40USD/Person

Tour Description

Delos was in the ancient times a very important place of worship, dedicated to god Apollo. It also became an important commercial port, specializing in the slave trade. Furthermore, Delos was the first ever duty free place in the world, and the first melting pot in history.

Start your tour from the town's main square, where your guide will make an introduction to the history of Delos, and then proceed to one of the three discovered residential areas. Visit ancient houses (Delos is the only place in Greece where ancient residences have been discovered!), shops, the theater, the public water cistern. Then go to the area of the temples and see what's left from Apollo's temple, from his gigantic statue, pass by other temples and shrines, see the huge "Slave" Market, the Terrace of the Lions, the Sacred Lake (where according to the myth Apollo was born), the Wine Market, the Shrine of Dionysus, the Minoan Fountain, and more. At the end visit the Museum.

The guided tour on Delos takes two hours approximately. 

Sunscreen, hats, flat shoes, bottle of water recommended.

Price is 350 US$ (the guide's fee only). The price is the total price regardless of the number of participants.

Not included are: the round trip ferry ticket (17 Euros per person), and the entrance to the archeological park of Delos (5 Euros per person).

The ferry from Mykonos to Delos takes 40 minutes approximately. 

Transport hotel to port, and port to hotel is not provided.

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