Ios Ancient Temple

The Ancient Temple of Psathi on Ios, in the Cyclades: Psathi is located in the eastern part of the island of Ios very close to Agia Theodoti, about 2 km from Chora. It is a small township with only about fifty residents. This region is known for having the best beaches of the region. But for those who want to do more than just laze around by the sea, this area is also quite well known for its archaeological importance.

Excavations carried out here have found traces of an ancient civilization. One of the findings in the ruins of an ancient temple. This temple was Ionic and was dedicated to Poseidon Phytalmios. While you are here, you can also visit the church of Saint Ioannis built in the 17th Century and the most significant archaeological site on the island of Ellinika. On the hill of the area are also ruins of Mycenaean graves worth exploring.