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Things to do in Santorini

Officially known as Thira, Santorini is located in the Aegean sea and represents one of the Cyclades islands. In the 16th century the island was devastated by a colossal volcano eruption and what remains of it is the city of Santorini that we know these days. Its two principal cities are Fira and Oia must be visited once you are in Santorini with their different landcapes and touristic places. If you are looking for a beautiful place to spend your vacation Satorini is your ideal destination,

Santorini Greece

Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. It was crushed by a volcanic emission in the sixteenth century BC, everlastingly molding its tough scene. The whitewashed, cubiform places of its 2 main towns, Fira and Oia, stick to precipices over a submerged caldera (pit). They ignore the ocean, little islands toward the west and shorelines comprised of dark, red and white magma rocks. Bow formed Santorini (or Thíra), the valuable diamond of the Aegean, is really a gathering of islands comprising of Thíra, Thirassiá, Asproníssi, Palea and Nea Kaméni in the southernmost piece of Cyclades. You can go to Santorini by Ship from the port of Piraeus or via plane.


Visit Santorini


The last enormous ejection happened 3,600 years back (amid the Minoan Age), when molten material (fundamentally fiery remains, pumice and magma stones) secured the three islands (Thíra, Thirassiá and Asproníssi). The ejection devastated the flourishing nearby ancient progress, proof of which was found amid the unearthings of a settlement at Akrotíri. The strong material and gasses rising up out of the spring of gushing lava's inside made a tremendous "vacuum" underneath, bringing on the crumple of the focal part and the formation of a huge "pot" –today's Caldera– with a size of 8x4 km and a profundity of up to 400m beneath ocean level. The ejection of the submarine fountain of liquid magma Kolúmbo, found 6.5 km. NE of Santorini, on 27th September 1650, was really the biggest recorded in Eastern Mediterranean amid the previous thousand years! The latest volcanic movement on the island happened in 1950. The entire island is really an enormous regular topographical/volcanological exhibition hall where you can watch an extensive variety of geographical structures and structures!

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Caldera

Caldera

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Nea Kameni

Nea Kameni

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Palea Kameni

Palea Kameni

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs

Fira is the capital of Santorini since the 19th century. It has the biggest choice of entertainment, nightlife including large clubs and cafes. Along with the museums, the galleries and one of the largest shopping center in the island.

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Museum of Prehistoric Thera

Museum of Prehistoric Thera

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Saint John The Baptist Catholic Cathedral

Saint John The Baptist Catholic Cathedral

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Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral

Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral

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Three Bells of Fira

Three Bells of Fira

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Oia Village

Oia Village