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.
The aim of the project was to supply water from the source of “Ayades”, (hidden at the mountain away from enemies), to the ancient city of Samos, through mount “Kastron”. The result was a remarkable water pipeline, total length 2,385 meters, of which 1,035 through tunnel.
It’s one of the most famous beaches of Samos. The great length and width of the beach (with many access points), making it comfortable and quiet, with choice of one of the many bustling beach bar or isolate yourself with your own umbrella. The water is crystal clear, with some wind days (mostly direction from the land to the sea), during the summer period.