Here is our section with things to see and do in Melanes Naxos. Discover 4 interesting sightseeing in Melanes, with detailed description, exact location on Google map, photos and reviews from visitors. You can also view more sightseeing in other locations of Naxos.
The Jesuit Monastery of Kalamitsia is located at a distance of 2 km dirt road from the village of Melanes. The monastery is deserted today but worth to visit for the amazing nature.
The giant statue of a young man (Kouros) can be seen outside the village of Melanes. It lays on the site where it was excavated.
Besides Apollonas and Melanes, the locals discovered yet another impressive Kouros in a lying position within a field in the Flerio area.
One of the most impressive archaeological findings in Naxos are the remainings of the ancient aqueduct that can be traced in various locations on the island. Relevant research shed light on the origins of the constructions and placed the aqueduct’s creation in the Archaic period.
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