Karlovasi is in the northwestern part of the island, which is built above on an homonymous plain. It is the second largest city of the island and the commercial center of western Samos which has a major port serving the western part of the island.
The mansion of the island
Only one column is still standing today, preserved up to half of its original height, while the foundations are preserved up to the base of the walls and the stylobate. Began construction of the temple in 540 BC by “Rhoikos” sons, Theodore and Teleklis. The temple was never completed because of Polycrates death in 522 BC.
World Heritage Monument since 1992