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Kouros The Apollo

Distance from Hotel: 30 km

In the northern part of the island, just before the junction to the beautiful fishing village of Apollo (if you follow the coastal path from the town to Apollo or shortly after the intersection if you come from Apeiranthos), is another ancient quarry.

At the entrance, you are lying on the ground, from which he never detached, an unfinished statue of Kouros, height 10,45 m., Which dates back to the 6th century BC century probably a personification of Dionysus.

At the top of the quarry hill there is the inscription “mountain village temple Apollo” dating from the 5th to 4th century BC. Ch. And probably belongs to a holy God that was there.