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Naxos Chora is the main town and the administrative hub of the island of Naxos in Greece. A part of the Cycladesin Greece, Naxos Chora offers visitors with a number of interesting attractions and fun things to do. The town is also home to the ma...more

Naxos Chora, Greece

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Naxos Chora is the main town and the administrative hub of the island of Naxos in Greece. A part of the Cycladesin Greece, Naxos Chora offers visitors with a number of interesting attractions and fun things to do. The town is also home to the main port on the island. The main landmark of Chora is the Portara, which is a majestic marble gate dating from the 6th century BC. The gate stands on the Palatia islet on the Naxos harbor.

Naxos is best known for its exotic beaches. Some of the beaches are favorable for kite surfing and windsurfing. The old walled city section of Naxos also known as Castro is great to visit. The town also has an Archaeological Museumthat has exhibits dating from the Late Neolithic period till the Paleochristian period. The Town Hall accommodates the municipal library, theater and the philharmonic orchestra. There is also the archaeological site of Grotta, which is located in the northern end of Chora. At this archaeological site visitors can see the remains of the Mycenaean capital of Naxos dating to the 1300 BC.

The streets of Naxos Chora are lined with numerous shops selling souvenirs and other local items.

Nearby Airports

The Naxos Chora is served by the Naxos Airport. The airport is located about 1km from the town. There are airport taxis easily available from the airport to the town. There is a regular flight that operates from Athens to Naxos.

Halal Restaurants

There are no halal restaurants in Naxos Chora. However there are a few places that serve vegetarian dishes in the city. Some good places where visitors can find vegetarian food in Chora are Anna's Organic Shop and Garden Café and Meltemi.

Mosques

There are no mosques in Naxos Chora.

Things to Do and See in Naxos Chora

  • Portara
  • Archaeological site of Grotta
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Town Hall
  • Belonia Tower
  • The promenade
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