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Delos is the most important archaeological site of the Cyclades and one of the most important in Greece. Delos, which is uninhabited today, was one of the most important religious centres of the Greek world in the ancient years. It was a holy island, dedicated to the god Apollo. A city without defensive walls, with theatres and other public buildings, developed around the temple of Apollo in antiquity. Today Delos constitutes the most well preserved ancient city in Greece.

The island has an arid river (Inopos), which runs from north to south.
Even today, the landing of visitors on the uninhabited island takes place on the ancient “holy” harbour on the north-west coast.
See also:
dhlos map