Ikaria Sights & Monuments - The Artemis Temple in Ikaria, Greece was constructed in the 15th century to pay homage to the revered mother goddess Artemis. As the goddess of hunting and guardian of wild creatures, Artemis was highly esteemed by the Ikarians. Historians suggest that Nas in Ikaria may have been the initial settlement established on the island, with the aim of furnishing secure anchorage to ships en route to Asia Minor.

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