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La Tomba di Omero

Plakotos, 840 01, Greece
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Nice view ...

... but nothing more. You can drive up to this point, at the north end of Ios, just to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Harris P
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Athens, Greece
Beautiful views & a bit of culture

Beautiful site - The views over the surrounding islands is breathtaking & the excuse for a little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nanpvo
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London, United Kingdom
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“homer” (22 reviews)
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Plakotos, 840 01, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

... but nothing more. You can drive up to this point, at the north end of Ios, just to see the views, but the supposed tomb of Homer is nothing special.

Thank Harris P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful site - The views over the surrounding islands is breathtaking & the excuse for a little bit of historical culture was all we needed for young kids to follow !

Thank nanpvo
Reviewed 18 August 2016

It's a long way to see this tomb of Homer at the North end of the island... the road ends up with a dead-end roundabout, it means that you are arrived, a short walk on a rough track and you see the rest of the...More

Thank Flyingseb
Reviewed 29 June 2016

At the end of the road there's a parking circle and a 15 minute walk up a gravely path to a hilltop overlooking the sea. With countless islands sprawled across the blue horizon Homer's grave rests in the wind. Mostly piles of rocks and stone...More

Thank Prentiss P
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Came here as we took the wrong turning but we I was here I went anyway. Not much to see really other than a view over to Naxos.

Thank Sarsonuk
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Whether this is this place where Homer's tomb was/is nobody knows and will probably never know. But does it matter if you are on Ios and would like to have a nice ride with a lot of beautiful scenery (mountain and sea) to "Homer's tomb"...More

1  Thank Krasimir K
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Homers Tomb is in the middle of nowhere, either you ride a motorcycle for hours to reach this desert spot or you support the locals by driving you to the place, where the "hidden eagle whispers to the blind owl" ... forget about it, biggest...More

Thank Luke X
Reviewed 9 February 2016

not far from the center and sure thing to see and enjoy. a piece of history in ios.. nice for an afternoon ride..

Thank bava k
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Nice view and that is all. No scientific evidence that Homer tomb is there. Do not waste your time going there.

Thank John O
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Lucky Homer that won a tomb in such a great spot.The view is impressive but that the only thing one might claim as impressive.There is no historical evidence or proof that this is indeed where Homer or his rests were burried. If you are visiting...More

Thank Maria K
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