Sights of Mykonos
Mykonos is not only an island that combines fun with the beautiful beaches. It is an island that offers numerous sightseeing options and attractions. From Little Venice and Matogiannia to museums and the archaeological site of Delos, the visitor can taste the delights of the island and its history.
A famous, beautiful and widely photographed area of Mykonos with homes built on the sea. During the 18th century it used to be an affluent merchant district of the island. Today, one can find numerous shops and restaurants in the area. The buildings are characterized by their wooden doors, windows, porches, staircases and balconies. There are many people who choose Little Venice in order to enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets of the Aegean.
Can brag, and not without reason, for being the most famous street of the Aegean. A narrow, cosmopolitan alley starting from Gialos and reaching the so-called triangle of Kesari, with numerous bars, jewelry shops and expensive boutiques. During your stay at the island, a visit to this street is a must.
hosts the findings of the world’s oldest existing sewage system, dating from 426/5 BC and revealed in 1898 by D. Stavropoulos in Renia. The current form of the building, built in 1902, was re- modeled after the intervention that took place in 1934, while in 1972 the great eastern hall was added.
Delos is one of the smallest islands of the Cyclades archipelago, situated 2 miles southwest of Mykonos. Tourist boats serve the small port of Delos, carrying visitors to the Archaeological Museum. It is an island with immense historical significance, since antiquity, as one of the most prominent commercial port, as well as, a religious center.
Is found near Paraportiani and is housed in a traditional two-storey house which belonged to a captain. Among its collections are antique furniture, pottery and pictures of the Byzantine period. One can also find an embroidery and hand-woven textile collection.
Began its operation in 1985 and its aim is to preserve, display and study the Greek maritime history and tradition. The building that houses the museum is a traditional Cycladic house of the 19th century, in the center of Mykonos, on the Tria Pigadia site. Among the exhibits one can find models of ships from the pre-Minoan period to the early 20th century.
is one of the most important architectural and religious monuments of the Cyclades and the Aegean. It is located next to the old small castle gate, known as paraporti.