4 Seasons at Syros

An island, a city, a live museum The central location of the island made Syros one of the most important ports in the Eastern Mediterranean during the 19th century, soon turning it into the commercial, administrative and cultural center of the Cyclades island complex. Hermoupolis still resembles an open-air museum, a live monument of neoclassical architecture with relics and cultural treasures worth discovering. From the medieval city of Ano Syros, the ancient monuments of the Early Cycladic period... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agios Nikolaos

The Church of St. Nicholas is a magnificent Byzantine Church near Miaouli square that began to be manufactured in 1848 according to the designs of G. Metaxas and the consent of King Otto. The church was finally completed in 1870. Saint Nicholas, patron saint of Ermoupoli stands out for its lavish interiors and impressive architectural structure, the icon of St. Nicholas that was silver-plated in Moscow, the despotic marble throne, the pulpit and the marble iconostasis that was designed by George... διαβάστε περισσότερα


At this point, sailors used to moor their vessels when the weather did not allow them to continue their journey. During such moments they prayed to the gods either to thank them for being rescued from the bad weather, or to plead to them to safely continue their travels. They used to smoothly carve their prayers on the cliffs of the coast while waiting for the right weather conditions that would allow them to take off once again. For this reason the cove was named “Grammata” meaning letters. According... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Ancient Gallisos

The ancient city of Galissos is an important archaeological site located near the homonymous beach. On the hill of Agia Pakous a prehistoric fortified settlement has been discovered from which some remains of buildings, a tower of the 4th century, a cemetery and a sanctuary survive to the day. Based on the excavations it seems that this ancient settlement was first inhabited in the 8th-7th century BC and today it has become one of the most favorite tourist destinations. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Museum of Cycladic Art Replicas

The Museum of Cycladic Art was founded in 1993 by John and Helen Vati and it is housed in the cultural center of Hermoupolis. The Museum hosts replicas of the Goulandris Museum in Athens and organises various educational programs, games and recreational activities as well as tours for children and adults in order to take them on a historical journey through findings of Cycladic culture of the 3rd millennium BC. The Little Tourguides The young students of Syros acquire the role of the tourguide... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Cybeli Institute

“The Cybeli Institute is a Cultural Institution that explores the theatrical history and the historical fortunes of Hellenism, it highlights concurrent processes in the European and international landscape, creates cultural synergies and promotes the cultural decentralization focusing on the Aegean, having as starting point the adventure of a large family which marked the theater, the politics and the arts of the Greek 20th century. Its purpose is the preservation, research, utilization and promotion... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Markos Vamvakaris Museum

A voice perfectly intertwined with the “rebetiko” style of music succeeded in familiarizing all Greeks with the beauties of Syros with the most beloved song “Fragosyriani” thus showing his love for his homeland.To honor the works of this exceptional songwriter the people of Syros founded the Markos Vamvakaris Museum in a renovated but traditional home in the heart of Ano Syros so as to take visitors back in time through the voice, the lyrics and the life lead by this beloved “rempeti”,... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Traditional Professions Exhibition

The Traditional Professions’ Exhibition is located in a building on the road Don Ioannou Stefanou in Ano Syros and it is an exhibition of objects used by the locals in their daily lives. From the barber’s scissors, the counter of fisherman, the carpenter’s tools, the agricultural equipment used by farmers, the smoker of beekeepers and various household objects such as petroleum lamps, oil lamps and sewing machines a visit to the Museum will certainly lure visitors to the daily life of a bygone... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Ecclesiastical Museum οf Ermoupoli

The ecclesiastical Museum of Ermoupoli was created from the initiative taken by the Metropolitan Bishop of Syros Dorotheos A’ in 1984 who managed to create an exceptional collection of ecclesiastical exhibits by sending the Archimandrite at the time being and current Bishop of Syros Dorotheo B΄ to collect various icons, sacred relics, utensils and pontificals from the churches and temples of the remaining islands of the metropolis. The Museum is housed in a building owned by the Sacred Metropolis... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Industrial Museum of Ermoupoli

The Industrial Museum of Ermoupoli was founded in 2000 by the Center of Technical Culture and it is housed in 4 industrial buildings of the 19th century, the Kornilaki Tannery , the Skagiopoieio Anairoysi, the Velissaropoulou weaving mill, the Katsimanti paint factory against the General Hospital of Syros. [su_slider source="media: 7931,7932,7933,7934" target="blank" width="685" height="500" title="no" pages="no" autoplay="4000" speed="600"] The Museum hosts a collection of tools, equipment... διαβάστε περισσότερα