Propylon of the Sanctuary of Poseidon, Sounio

The Doric Propylon (or Prolylaia) – monumental entrance gate – to the Sanctuary of Poseidon. Made of poros stone and marble.

Propylon, Sanctuary of Poseidon

Propylon, Sanctuary of Poseidon

Material remains are rather little. In the photo above is the base of the gate structure. In the photo below is remain of a column.

Column of Propylaia

A Column of the Propylon

The photo below was shot from the north; you can recognise how the propylon and the temple is positioned.

View of the Temple from Propylon

View of the Temple from Propylon

INDEX of SOUNIO SECTION

Sounio
Temple of Poseidon
Stoa, Sanctuary of Poseidon
Fortification, Sanctuary of Poseidon
Propylon, Sanctuary of Poseidon
Sanctuary of Athena Sounias
Beaches

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