The ornament of Dodecanese
Top attractions, top sights, archaeological sites, museums, monasteries, beaches, picturesque places, special places, photos, panoramic photos, virtual tours, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Monasteries, nunneries, places of worship, etc.
Castles, ancient castles, roman castles, byzantine castles, medieval castles, venetian castles, etc.
Symi consists of a cluster of three main islands: Nymos, Sesklio, and Symi. One version of its name goes back to Diodorus Sikieliotis: Symi was the name of the Nymph who, mating with Poseidon, gave birth to Chthonio, the "man of the earth", who is identified with the leader of the first inhabitants of the island who came from Thessaly. …
ARCHITECTURE The entire island has been classified as a protected area and the traditional, neoclassical settlement is perfectly preserved. The capital of the island, Symi. consists of the Village and Gialo. The neoclassical buildings are usually two-story, colorful, with prominent architectural and decorative features gables balconies, neoclassical balconies and fireplaces in the courtyards, while almost all of them have a …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Photographs and Images, monument photographs, beautiful photographs, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.