Delos

Delos

The Delos island of the Cyclades , west of Mykonos. Has an area of ​​3.4 square kilometers. The island's highest point is the summit of the hill Cynthus , located in the center and has a height of 115 meters . Its population is 14 inhabitants , who belong mainly to the staff of the site or the Archaeological Museum of Delos.

The island of Delos , near Mykonos, near the center of the Cyclades archipelago , is one of the most important mythological , historical and archaeological sites in Greece . The excavations in the island are among the richest in the Mediterranean.

Work continues to be done under the direction of the French School at Athens , and many found objects exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Delos and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

The island also has a small port on the west side , which serves the tourist boats that bring visitors to the site. Most depart from nearby Delos , there is a more extensive island called Rinia .

 

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