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Monuments

The archaeological sites of the island are of great interest not only for casual visitors, but also for those "looking" history either through the ancient texts, either through archaeological findings. We strongly recommend you to visit the monuments and go back thousands of years travelling through the history of the island.

The main monuments of Parikia, is the Church of ekatontapiliani downtown, the Venetian castle of Parikia, Livadia in Parikia's North Hill, the ancient cemetery, very close to the port of Parikia, that its use dates from the 8th century BC to the 2nd century a.d., the temples in-Koynado (on the road Parikia-naousa), the temples of Asclepius and Apollo , South of Parikia, the Memorial of the poet Archilochos under elitas, the ancient marble quarries in Marathi, 5 km. outside of Parikia and many more.
Still, there are numerous monuments and in the wider region of Naoussa, as: the Venetian Kastro of Naoussa which is half-sunken today and closes from the North Harbor, Palaiopyrgos (cylindrical Hellenistic Tower), Ag. John Turner (visible remains of rectangular buildings, late 8th c. BC), Ruins (the ruins of stone edifice, where there was found a votive inscription, which indicate the Dimitra Fruitful), Kargadoyra (foundations), island of Economou (ruins), island Filizi (ruins of ancient buildings), Leibadera (ruins) and Koukounaries (ruins of the Mycenaean Citadel).

Finally, there are monuments in Agios Miron, after Salt Lake, visible ruins of the 3rd millennium BC, but the site has not been excavated, in Marble, East of marpissa, Doric Temple (there are vertebrae marble Doric columns) and the Temple of Artemis in the White Village, where it was revealed inscribed statue base devoted to the Goddess Artemis.

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