Belonia's Eiffel

On the way to the village Galanado within 6 km away from the town we find the Eiffel Belonias . Was the residence of the Venetian ruler of the region . On one side of the outer wall is built the family crest Belonias . Today , the tower is abandoned though , still impresses thanks to impressive form and has panoramic views of Chora . Near the tower is maintained , and the twin church of Aghios Ioannis

Location

37° 4' 13.5048" N, 25° 24' 46.062" E

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Glynado

The Glynado ( officially Glynados ) is one of the 30 villages falling in the Municipality of Naxos .

In 1955 it numbered 583 inhabitants. It is one of the first villages of Naxos with elementary school and installed telegraph . The village nowadays has 509 inhabitants.

Agios Arsenius

Agios Arsenius or Agersani, is the largest village in the lowlands Naxos, in population and area , and one of the largest of the island . In 1952 it numbered about 900 inhabitants. When the 2001 census was 1,138 residents .
According to tradition the name comes from a small church of Agios Arsenius , which is close to the village. The earliest mention of the place name is a letter of the Duke of Crispus April 1, 1435 as "In lo luoco de Gersani" = place of Gersaniou . ( N.Kefalliniadis Agersani - TOWN ) . The sacred temple of the village is dedicated to Saint Spyridon.

Potamia (River)

One of the best and most traditional villages of the island is the Potamia . It is eight kilometers from the island's capital and port.
Potamia is located between a lush valley with ancient trees and orchards .
The name of the village which in greek means river comes from the rivers flowing through it and do not stop running either winter or summer.

Iria

A sacred place of the Aegean with uninterrupted life and function from the 14th century B.C. up to our times. It is the cradle of the Ionic order of the monumental Greek architecture.

The sancturay of Iria has been located (1982), investigated (1986-1996) and presented to the public (1992-1996) by the University of Athens in collaboration with the Polytechnical School of Munich, with the financial support of both Univesities as well as the Ministry of Culture (research) and the Ministry of Aegean (presentation).

Naxos

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USEFUL NUMBERS

Naxos Port (+30) 22850 23292
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Tourist Police (+30) 22850 22100
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Archaeological Museum of Naxos (+30) 22850 22725
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