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Culture of Syros. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Syros 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.
Travelers will find attractive restaurants and cafes in every town of the island. The town of Kini can boast the Allou Gialou restaurant located a few steps from the coast and offering … 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
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 … 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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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Syros

Culture guide to Syros. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Syros: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Syros. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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