The Kabeiroi, a mysterious group of Samothracian deities, were worshipped here.

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2. House of Hermes

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A lavish multistory home from the 2nd century BC with a partially intact courtyard.

3. Sanctuary of the Syrian Gods

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Built in around 150 BC, this sanctuary was dedicated to the Syrian gods Atargatis and Hadad, who were popular in the Greek world.

4. House of the Dolphins

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One of Delos' grandest houses, the highlight here is a well-preserved mosaic with youths riding dolphins in each corner.

5. Temple of Hera

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This 5th-century BC temple has a well-preserved marble altar and two columns still standing.

6. House of the Masks


This grand villa takes its name from floor mosaics featuring actors' masks, although the centrepiece is a spectacular mosaic of Dionysos riding a leopard,…

7. Theatre


Built between 296 and 240 BC, this partially restored marble theatre could once seat 6500 spectators in its 40 rows. The large cistern in front of it…