Archaeological Site of AMMON ZEUS
From our balcony you can see the world's only
Archaeological Site of the Sanctuary AMMON ZEUS
This village attracts thousands of visitors, not only because of its beautiful beaches and aquamarine water, but also because of its important archeological findings.
Discovered during the archeological examinations of the beach area there were excavated the temple of Dionysus and the Nymphs, parts of the temples of Zeus Ammon (worshiped in the 5.th century BC) including the sanctuary.
During the 4.th century BC huge Doric pillars were built in honor of Zeus Ammon.
Dionysos was venerated in the 8.th century BC., and proven by the creation of the stairway through the rock and a cave which has been carved out of adoration for the god.