Another important attraction is Agora, a historical region where ruins of buildings of different eras have preserved. Here you can see the surviving fragments of ancient Greek temples, ruins of prehistoric forums and beautiful mosaics, as well as fragments of the Christian basilica built in the 5th century. Agora is not the only monument of ancient times; visitors should definitely see the ruins on the Grigoriu street.
The ruins of Mycenaean buildings, 17 fully restored columns, prehistoric burial, Roman baths and residential buildings - these are just a few interesting objects that can be seen in this area. The greatest interest tourists show to mosaics depicting complex patterns and mythological scenes. Scientists managed to recover even the Casa Romana - a Roman house, built in the Pompeian style. This large-scale building includes 26 rooms with beautiful marble and hand-painted decoration. It is also worth to look into the patio, which is decorated with graceful statues.
Archeologists continue to work on the island in these days. All who want to may see their findings in museums. The Archaeological Museum located in Elevterias district has assembled a fine collection of artifacts. Here are statues of gods dating to the 4th century BC and ritual objects, as well as jewelry and articles of precious metals. The best place for hiking is seafront, where visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the sea or take a ride on a yacht along the coast.
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