The aristocrat of Cyclades
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Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
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Ancient times - Roman period The name "Syros" comes from the Phoenician Usira, which means happy or "Syr" rock!.. The island of Syros was already inhabited since prehistoric times. At the sites of Chalandriani and Kastri, after excavation, important samples of the Proto-Cycladic culture (2,700-2,200 BC) have been identified. The excavations that began in 1862 in the cemetery of Chalandriani …
LITERATURE AND ARTS The prosperity of Ermoupolis, in addition to economic prosperity, brought a significant development of social and cultural life. Public and private schools were renowned for their high standard. In 1825, the first co-educational school was founded in Ermoupoli by Georgios Kleoboulos, Grigorios Konstantas and Filippos Ioannou. In 1830, the first girls' secondary school began its operation and …
SAILING If you have a boat, you can dock in Ermoupoli, Finika and Vari. By boat or inflatable boat, you can visit Gyaro. REPAIR YOUR BOAT WHILE TAKING A HOLIDAY AT THE SAME TIME Syros is the shipbuilding and repair center of the Cyclades. All the boats of the surrounding islands are directed to the "carnaia" of Hermoupoli for towing …
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