Iraion. Samos. Greece. Unnamed monuments amongst the ruins of the precinct of Heraion. Heraion is the main sanctuary of ancient Samos and is located on the southeast coast, 6 km kilometres from Pythagoreio. According to Greek mythology it was in Heraion / Iraion that the goddess Hera wife of Zeus was born and that the she has been worshipped here since prehistoric times.
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