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Cuisine of Syros for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Syros Island may seem deserted only at a first glance. Numerous interesting objects that are sure to fascinate a curious traveler are situated there. Ancient port of Ermoupolis appeals to those who like to walk around the picturesque historic sites. There are several attractive cafes and antique shops within the port district, so foreigners would have a perfect opportunity to combine tasting of local food with exploring historical attractions.
Coast of Syros is a series of attractive beaches and picturesque resort towns. The most popular beach areas are located to the west of the island. Here is a charming town of Keene, whose … Open
Miaouli square is the center of this port town; the former is home to an important architectural monument, Town Hall. Nearby there is one of the most popular cultural centers of the island, Apollo Theater. Continuing a tour around the town, you can visit the picturesque Valorem area. There remained some fine old mansions, where notable citizens and shipowners once lived.
There are amazing religious sites in this town. The picturesque Church of St. Nicholas features incomparable architectural performance and luxurious interior decoration. City Library is another important cultural center; it has an extensive collection of antique books, including many unique ones. There are several important archaeological areas on Syros, where scientists were able to find many unique artifacts. All comers can admire them, as all findings of scientists are represented at the Archaeological Museum. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The island of Syros has more than a hundred accommodation places to offer. Those are luxury hotels and budget inns that will please thrifty travelers. The most prestigious hotels are found … Open
The village of Ano Syros was founded on a hilltop in the 13th century; its main symbol is the church of St. John. There you can also see the old monastery of the Jesuits, which was founded in the 18th century; the hill offers a great panoramic view of the island. Vacationers have a unique opportunity to visit interesting archaeological areas and see the ruins of the buildings that are thousand years old.
The most ambitious and interesting areas are Castries and Halandriani, where objects of the Bronze Age are represented. Another curious landmark is Grammata bay surrounded by cliffs; it is one of the most important natural attractions of Syros. You could see ancient inscriptions and drawings on the rocks surrounding the bay, which have been made by locals thousands of years ago.
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National cuisine of Greece

Among the hot dishes, musaka deserves a special attention. That’s a baked dish of ground beef (usually lamb or veal), eggplant, and tomato. On top, the dish is seasoned with Bechamel sauce. Sometimes, potatoes, zucchini or mushrooms are also added to the casserole. Traditional soup, avgolemono, is cooked on the basis of chicken broth; lamb or beef may be used too. A fine pasta and egg-lemon mixture, which gives the soup an acidic taste, are added later. The dish is served as a puree; in cold state, it can be used as a sauce for other hot dishes. Spartan chowder is one of the most specific dishes of Greek cuisine. It is cooked of pork legs and blood with an addition of lentils and vinegar. The history of the soup goes deep into the antiquity. This kind of food was intended for old people who refused meat in favor of the young. … Open
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Syros

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Syros (Greece) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Syros restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Syros, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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