The Greek island of Amorgos is located not far from the more famous island of Santorini and has started to attract the tourists relatively recently. In addition to the enchanting beaches of unspoiled nature, the island is characterized by a unique architecture. Its streets are made of incredibly beautiful houses with snow-white walls. Wooden windows and doors are painted differently. Different plants and flowers that locals breed in pots give the urban streets even more magic look.
At present, the island’s population is about 2000 people. in addition to the fabulously beautiful old streets, you can see many unique historical sites and archaeological artifacts on its territory. One of the most interesting objects on the island are the ruins of Egiale. Here, archaeologists have discovered interesting inscriptions. They are dated 3 - 2 centuries BC and narrate that pirates came repeatedly to the island, took values from local residents and even took prisoners.
On the territory of the island there is an interesting Archaeological Museum, its location is a beautiful Venetian tower. Here, unique artifacts, found during the exploration of various areas of the island are presented. No less interesting object is the Monastery of the Virgin, which is located in the north-eastern part of the capital. It was founded in the 11th century. The monastery is located in a very inaccessible area - on the top of a cliff. Today, in the walls of the monastery valuable relics are kept, the age of some of them is more than 700 years. Next - Valparaiso
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Supermarket: 'Market Louis' in 12 km
Apotheek: 'Pharmacy Irini Maria Lignou' in 12 km
Police station: 'Astinomiko Tmima' in 13 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Rocabella Santorini Hotel & Spa' in 11 km
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