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Delos is a small island and archaelogical site that is part of the Cyclades island group.
It has been made a WHS because of:
- its role in early archaeology,
- its part in Aegean history,
- its important role as cosmopolitan Mediterranean port from the 4th to the 1st century BC,
- it being the mythological birthplace of Apollo and Artemis.

Year Decision Comments
1990 Inscribed Reasons for inscription


Mith (Australia):
Abseloutley an amazing experience of a life time with so much to see with so much history and meaning. there's passion through every temple, statue or monument.
Truly Fantastic
Date posted: March 2006

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