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Sightseeing in Mykonos City - what to see. Complete travel guide

Mykonos is a small island in the Aegean Sea. Due to large number of beautiful beaches and variety of entertainment programs this place has become a favorite destination for tourists from many different countries of the world.
Mykonos is rich in landmarks, the most significant of which are the archeological objects. The territories of some objects are still explored and researched by scientists and archeologists. … Open
The island is full of contrasts as here you can see living houses painted in bright colors just next to modern buildings. While walking on the streets of Mykonos, you can find a huge number of restaurants and taverns, shops and open markets. Mykonos is also famous for its nightlife. On the island are located discos and nightclubs for all tastes, so either rock fans, or music fans who prefer jazz will surely find here a place to fit their tastes.
Among the architectural sights of Mykonos we should mention several old churches, the building of which took place several centuries ago. There are also several museums here with one of them to be entirely devoted to archaeological finds. The island is a true paradise for fishing enthusiasts. The reason for this is in the fact Mykonos is surrounded by small uninhabited islands that are ideal for fishing activities. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Mykonos is considered to be one of the most prestigious and expensive resorts of Greece. It attracts beach recreation fans as well as night clubs enthusiasts and haute cuisine admirers. … Open
The excursions to another, no less attractive island named Delos are organized every day. This is the largest religious and cultural center of Greece that has kept in safety its rich historical heritage. The island has several towns that are definitely worth visiting by every vacationer. Chora is considered the business center of Mykonos, so best restaurants and discos are also located here. Castro is the historical center of Mykonos and the location of the Ethnographic Museum. Here you can see a part of the ancient city wall, old windmills and buildings. Another great place to visit is the artists' quarter named Alefkandra. This is the best place for walks and relaxing rest away from the city.
An important religious monument for the island is the Church of the Panagia Paraportiani. It is located near an ancient fortress. The outward appearance is quite unlike a church in the usual sense of the word. It is a small building of dazzling white color. The church consists of five chapels. Its construction began in 1425 and lasted several centuries. In spite of the fact that this historical monument is devoid of any architectural excesses, it looks simply unique against the background of the sea blue.
1. The only means of public transport available on the island is a bus which routes cover almost the entire territory of Mykonos. However in evening buses are not convenient for trips as the … Open
The most visited cultural center on the island is the Ethnographic Museum, located in the historical ​​Kastro. The museum is housed in an old two-storey building, with six halls for its exhibits. The visitors of the museum can see collections of antique ceramics, national clothes and furniture, which local craftsmen made by hand hundreds of years ago. The museum contains a very interesting collection of archaeological finds brought from the nearby Rinia Island, including beautifully preserved funerary statues and amphoras.
Ornos Bay In the miniature town Tria Pigadia, travelers will be able to visit the Aegean Maritime Museum with its amazing collection of ancient navigational instruments, nautical charts and models of ship. This museum is sure to please fans of paintings, as it features wonderful paintings and engravings of marine themes.
The island of Mykonos presents gastronomy establishments of different culinary trends however most in demand among island residents and travelers are the eating houses serving local cuisine. … Open
You can stroll through unique archaeological areas on the Island of Delos. Its area is quite small and is about 3.5 square kilometers. In ancient times, it was a sacred place. Here were located majestic temples, whose ruins were discovered by archaeologists. The island hosted the most significant religious events.
Rhodes Town Square Mykonos is not accidentally called the Island of the winds. Even in the Middle Ages, residents began to build windmills here. Now there are seven mills on the island. They were built in the 16th century and for many years served as one of the main source of income for the islanders; locals traded flour. Although the mills have not been used for a long time for their intended purpose, they are an important national symbol for the islanders. All the mills are maintained in excellent condition and are available for tourists to visit. Recently, a mini-hotel was opened in one of the mills for fans of recreation in unusual places.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Mykonos City
♥   Castle 'Exomvourgo Fortress' Exomvourgo, 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Naxos Castle' Naxos, 38.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Agia Tower' Naxos, 38.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Sanudo Tower' Naxos, 38.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Belonia Tower' Naxos, 46.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Mykonos City and around
♥   Art museum 'Archaeological Museum of Delos' Delos, 7.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Greece: things to see

The city of Piraeus is famous for its magnificent nature and rich choice of cultural places of interest. The most famous tourist destinations are open air theatre on a hill, Navy Museum, the Museum of Archaeology and several local villages. The most famous and interesting villages of the region are Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Mati and Daphni. Kaisariani village is famous for its ancient monasteries located in the piedmont region. … Open
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