One of the most unique places I've traveled to is the Island of Delos. It was once a large city and the spiritual capital of the Greek Islands. It is also one of the world's largest and oldest archaeological digs, started in 1870 by the French. The Delos island near Mykonos is one of Greece's most important mythological and historical sites. 4000 years ago, this was their spiritual center, which can be compared to the Vatican for Catholics.
After this, we walked through the shopping and residential district. Including the House of the Dolphins, a mosaic depicting the Phoenician goddess Tanit indicates that Delos also functioned as a meeting place of cultures and beliefs. We then walked through the House of Cleopatra. Many houses had incredible floor mosaics which were in the process of being unearthed.
Sitting in the theater, we could see the abandoned ancient city with the Ocean in the background. It was strange, but you could feel the history. We were definitely caught up in the moment. Our time on the tour had come to an end. So we headed back through the city to board our tour boat for the 30-minute trip back to Mykonos.