Monument of the Bulls


Built in the 4th century BC, this narrow building is believed to have a housed a trireme – a tribute to Apollo following a victorious battle of Demetrius I, king of Macedonia.

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1. Temple of the Delians

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Also known as the Great Temple of Apollo, this was the largest of the temples in the god's sanctuary. Construction commenced in 478 BC.

3. Poros Temple

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The smallest and oldest of the three adjacent temples to Apollo at the heart of his sanctuary, this one dates from the 6th-century BC and was named for…

4. Propylaea

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This colonnaded building once formed the monumental entrance to the sanctuary of Apollo.

5. Agora of the Delians

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Near the entrance to the Sanctuary of Apollo, this market square has an L-shaped stoa which was once lined with shops.

6. Stoivadeion

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This temple of Dionysus has some well-preserved reliefs, along with a giant sheared-off phallus on top of a plinth.

7. South Stoa

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This 66m-long portico, originally supported by 28 Doric columns, was built in the 3rd century BC, lining the route to the Sanctuary of Apollo.

8. Stoa of Philip V

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Together with the South Stoa, this 72m-long portico formed a grand processional route to the Sanctuary of Apollo. It was dedicated to the god in 210 BC by…