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Archaeological Museum of Fira
Located in Fira, this museum exhibits an excellent collection of sculptures, inscriptions, vases and figurines from Archaic to Roman times.
Location: Ancient Thera Road, Kamari, 17892
Ancient Thira
Located on a mountain called Mesavouno on the southeastern coast of the island, Ancient Thira was inhabited from the 9th century B.C to 726 AD. Excavations have unearthed ruins of temples, homes, an agora, a gymnasium, and a theater.
Location: Akrotiri, 84700
Church of Panagia Episkopi
An 11th-century Byzantine church that is home to remarkable Byzantine paintings and iconography including the icon of Panagia Glykofilousa, one of the most priceless icons in the world.
Location: Fira, 84700
Ancient Akrotiri
Destroyed around 1627 BC, this is an incredibly well-preserved Minoan town, complete with roads, buildings as high as three stories, countless ceramics and other artifacts.
Location: Mesa Gonia, 84700
Monastery of Profitis Ilias
Founded in the early 1700’s, this historic monastery sits at the highest point of the island at 567m. It is host to an interesting collection of ecclesiastical articles and offers incredible views of the island.
Location: 3 km from Pyrgos, 84700
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Built on the site of the old Ypapanti Church, this museum is home to some of the frescoes and major finds of the site of Ancient Akrotiri.
Location: Erithrou Stavrou, Fira, 84700
Gyzi Megaron
This 17th-century mansion is home to an interesting collection of engravings, manuscripts, photographs, and artifacts that illustrate the island’s history from Venetian times until the present day.
Location: 405 25is Martiou, Fira, 84700
Maritime Museum of Thira
Located in the Birbilis mansion, this small museum will take you on a journey to explore the maritime history of Santorini. Its exhibits include nautical equipment, ship replicas, and a significant collection of nautical documents and ship logs.
Location: Oia, 84702
Santorini Arts Factory (SAF)
Housed inside an old tomato canning factory, SAF consists of the Industrial Tomato Museum and a venue that hosts art exhibitions, theatrical and musical performances, dance workshops, and cultural events.
Location: Vlichada, 84703
Santorini Folklore Museum
Housed in a 1800’s cave house, this museum offers insight into the culture, tradition, and heritage of Santorini. Its exhibits include an old winery, antique items made by local carpenters and tinsmiths, as well as old books and manuscripts.
Location: Kontochori, Fira, 84700
Argyros Mansion
This is the only restored and open to the public mansion in Santorini. The mansion’s Neoclassical architecture and beautifully decorated interiors reflect the lifestyle and habits of affluent Santorini families.
Location: Messaria, 84700
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
A beautiful church overlooking the caldera in the town of Fira. The exterior boasts a lovely arcade and traditional floor mosaics while the interior is adorned with impressive frescoes by local artist Christoforos Asimis.
Location: Fira, 84700