Category Archives: Greece Islands

Crete

Crete - the island where the gods were born Crete is the largest Greek island, the birthplace of Zeus and the tourist center of the Mediterranean. It is here, where one of the oldest civilizations was born- Minoan. While archaeologists are engaging in excavations of palaces dating back to when King Minos ruled, tourists are…
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Oia

Oia - city of romantic sunsets In the north-west of the island lies the picturesque town Oia. Oia is competing for title to be the most beautiful place of the island and compete for the title from the island's capital - Fira. Some residents of Oia do not agree with this view, and believe Oia…
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Thira

Fira (Thira) - the capital of the Santorini The Fira (Thira), located in the western part of the island is famous for its magnificent sea views. It is a beautiful business city with picturesque white houses, old bridge and the streets which rise above the ancient arches. There are alleys of shops, bars and taverns,…
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Santorini

Santorini island According to Greek mythology, Santorini - a clod of earth, given by the sea god Triton, son of Neptune and Venus, to Argonauts. Kallisti - is the name given to this island Argonauts.. Kallisti is the name given to this island by Argonauts. The oldest population of the island, which appeared here about…
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