In the Upper Acropolis of the ancient city, parts of the temple of Pythian Apollo, as well as the temples of Poliada Athena and Polieus Zeus, are preserved. Apollo received the name Pythios, when he killed - while he was an infant - Python, the chthonic deity with a snake body who guarded the Oracle of Delphi. His worship was known throughout the Greek territory. In the northern part of the Acropolis, you can see the peristyle, pavilion temple of Pythian Apollo, protector of the island. The temple is of the Doric style with a nave and an elongated nave, at the bottom of which the statue of God was preserved. The base of the temple, the floor and 4 columns are preserved. Ruins of various buildings were found in the vicinity of the sanctuary.
Editor: Niki Kalopaidis