Things to see & do at Samos island

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One of the top Greek island attractions and also a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is situated in the coastal settlement of the same name, at the mouth of river Imvrassos, where goddess Hera was born. This majestic sanctuary, dedicated to her, is believed to have been the largest one in antiquity. Among the remains of the complex, you can see the temple of Hera, smaller temples, altars, stoas, a 5th c Christian basilica and the Sacred Way that led to Samos’ ancient capital (now the town of Pythagorio).

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