Attractions In Andros

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Apoikia
Cyclades / Andros

Located north of Hora, this green settlement is famous for its waters and its source Sariza. Its water is supposed to have diuretic properties and is recommended for kidney and stomach diseases.

Archaelogical Museum
Cyclades / Andros

Walk through a number of fascinating finds such as the statue of Hermes of Andros, found in Palaeopolis, dating from the first century BC. There are sculptures from Arcahic, Classical and Hellenistic times, as well as Roman, Byzantine and post-Byzantine periods. Study the impressive scale models from the ancient settlement of Zagora (10th-8th centuries BC) and much more…

Cyclades Olive Museum
Cyclades / Andros

A complete 18th century olive press of Chelmis at Ano Pitrofos is a great way to learn about olive oil through a physical and virtual tour.

Folkloric and Religious Art Museum
Cyclades / Andros

Once an old ice making shop, this museum proudly presents the folklore of the island, feature silver artisan work, miniature wooden churches of the island and hagiography (the study of saints with a byzantine twist).

Goulandris Museum of Modern Art
Cyclades / Andros

Discover works of Modern Greek artists (Fasianos, Kounelis, Manolidis, Pavlos Psychopaidis, Tsoklis, etc.) as well as important foreign artists (Cesar, Richier, Rodin, etc.). The summer sees vibrant temporary exhibitions of great artists such as Balthus, de Chirico, Giagometti, Kandinsky and others.

Kaireios Library
Cyclades / Andros

The Kaireios Library was founded with a Presidential Decree in 1987. Today the Library has 35.000 books (many of which are old and rare publications), in manuscripts, an extensive archive, many works of art and objects of historical value and traditional culture. A loaning department and a department with children’s books function in the Library. The institution organises each year training seminars for bookbinding, maintenance of old books and documents and maintenance and recording of folklore objects.

Palaeopolis
Cyclades / Andros

Visit Palaeopolis south of Batsi, built on the ancient capital of Andros on the slopes of the mountain Petalo, in the position of the ancient capital of Andros. This coastal settlement features a lot of green and is of great archaeological interest from Classical to Roman times with ruins, temples and streets. Objects from the market, jewellery, vessels, sculptures, etc. have been found, and are exhibited in the archaeological museum of Palaeopolis. The museum also contains ceramic and stone tools from the Geometric settlement of Zagora.

The Naval Museum
Cyclades / Andros

Andros has a strong maritime museum, and this is the place to understand it beautifully. Miniature ships, first steam freighters in Greece and lithographs mingle with old freight contracts, insurance contracts and nautical diaries, some of which date before the 1821 War of Independence.

Tower of Agios Petros
Cyclades / Andros

The impressive Tower of Agios Petros lies 3 km northeast of Gavrio. It is a Classical-Hellenistic observatory dating from the 4th to the 3rd century B.C. The 20-meter tower is cylindrical and built of slate and has a diameter of 9.40 meters. It was used to protect locals from the raids of enemies and pirates. While parts of it have collapsed, the spiral stone staircase that led to the five floors still exists.

Towerhouses in Andros
Cyclades / Andros

The tower – residences of notables that were built at the 17th and 18th century are important landmarks of Andros. They are tall, square residences with many rooms and storage spaces. The entrance to the tower was a small door that was placed high from the ground and accessible only by a mobile wooden ladder to protect tenants from enemies. The Tower of Bistis (Mouvela) in Stenies and the Tower of Mastroyannoulis in Amolocho both from the 17th century are the most representative, as well as the Tower of Lorentzou Kairi in Mesaria and the tower of Folerou in Strampourgies.

Ypsili
Cyclades / Andros

Discover the archaeological site of Ypsili, which belongs to the Geometric period, at Kato Aprovatou with ruins of a settlement and a fortified citadel. A temple was excavated at the centre of the citadel, dating from the Archaic period (6th century B.C.). The double altar and the discoveries imply that the temple was probably a place of double adoration, perhaps of Dimitra and Persephone. The citadel also reveals evidence from four different phases in history, i.e. from the Geometric to the Hellenistic and Roman periods. The
settlement was mostly abandoned by the end of the 8th century B.C., although there was some limited activity after that.

Palaeopolis
Cyclades / Andros

Visit Palaeopolis south of Batsi, built on the ancient capital of Andros on the slopes of the mountain Petalo, in the position of the ancient capital of Andros. This coastal settlement features a lot of green and is of great archaeological interest from Classical to Roman times with ruins, temples and streets. Objects from the market, jewellery, vessels, sculptures, etc. have been found, and are exhibited in the archaeological museum of Palaeopolis. The museum also contains ceramic and stone tools from the Geometric settlement of Zagora.

Ypsili
Cyclades / Andros

Discover the archaeological site of Ypsili, which belongs to the Geometric period, at Kato Aprovatou with ruins of a settlement and a fortified citadel. A temple was excavated at the centre of the citadel, dating from the Archaic period (6th century B.C.). The double altar and the discoveries imply that the temple was probably a place of double adoration, perhaps of Dimitra and Persephone. The citadel also reveals evidence from four different phases in history, i.e. from the Geometric to the Hellenistic and Roman periods. The
settlement was mostly abandoned by the end of the 8th century B.C., although there was some limited activity after that.

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Apoikia
Cyclades / Andros

Located north of Hora, this green settlement is famous for its waters and its source Sariza. Its water is supposed to have diuretic properties and is recommended for kidney and stomach diseases.

Kaireios Library
Cyclades / Andros

The Kaireios Library was founded with a Presidential Decree in 1987. Today the Library has 35.000 books (many of which are old and rare publications), in manuscripts, an extensive archive, many works of art and objects of historical value and traditional culture. A loaning department and a department with children’s books function in the Library. The institution organises each year training seminars for bookbinding, maintenance of old books and documents and maintenance and recording of folklore objects.

Tower of Agios Petros
Cyclades / Andros

The impressive Tower of Agios Petros lies 3 km northeast of Gavrio. It is a Classical-Hellenistic observatory dating from the 4th to the 3rd century B.C. The 20-meter tower is cylindrical and built of slate and has a diameter of 9.40 meters. It was used to protect locals from the raids of enemies and pirates. While parts of it have collapsed, the spiral stone staircase that led to the five floors still exists.

Towerhouses in Andros
Cyclades / Andros

The tower – residences of notables that were built at the 17th and 18th century are important landmarks of Andros. They are tall, square residences with many rooms and storage spaces. The entrance to the tower was a small door that was placed high from the ground and accessible only by a mobile wooden ladder to protect tenants from enemies. The Tower of Bistis (Mouvela) in Stenies and the Tower of Mastroyannoulis in Amolocho both from the 17th century are the most representative, as well as the Tower of Lorentzou Kairi in Mesaria and the tower of Folerou in Strampourgies.

Archaelogical Museum
Cyclades / Andros

Walk through a number of fascinating finds such as the statue of Hermes of Andros, found in Palaeopolis, dating from the first century BC. There are sculptures from Arcahic, Classical and Hellenistic times, as well as Roman, Byzantine and post-Byzantine periods. Study the impressive scale models from the ancient settlement of Zagora (10th-8th centuries BC) and much more…

Cyclades Olive Museum
Cyclades / Andros

A complete 18th century olive press of Chelmis at Ano Pitrofos is a great way to learn about olive oil through a physical and virtual tour.

Folkloric and Religious Art Museum
Cyclades / Andros

Once an old ice making shop, this museum proudly presents the folklore of the island, feature silver artisan work, miniature wooden churches of the island and hagiography (the study of saints with a byzantine twist).

Goulandris Museum of Modern Art
Cyclades / Andros

Discover works of Modern Greek artists (Fasianos, Kounelis, Manolidis, Pavlos Psychopaidis, Tsoklis, etc.) as well as important foreign artists (Cesar, Richier, Rodin, etc.). The summer sees vibrant temporary exhibitions of great artists such as Balthus, de Chirico, Giagometti, Kandinsky and others.

The Naval Museum
Cyclades / Andros

Andros has a strong maritime museum, and this is the place to understand it beautifully. Miniature ships, first steam freighters in Greece and lithographs mingle with old freight contracts, insurance contracts and nautical diaries, some of which date before the 1821 War of Independence.

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Apoikia
Cyclades / Andros

Located north of Hora, this green settlement is famous for its waters and its source Sariza. Its water is supposed to have diuretic properties and is recommended for kidney and stomach diseases.

Archaelogical Museum
Cyclades / Andros

Walk through a number of fascinating finds such as the statue of Hermes of Andros, found in Palaeopolis, dating from the first century BC. There are sculptures from Arcahic, Classical and Hellenistic times, as well as Roman, Byzantine and post-Byzantine periods. Study the impressive scale models from the ancient settlement of Zagora (10th-8th centuries BC) and much more…

Palaeopolis
Cyclades / Andros

Visit Palaeopolis south of Batsi, built on the ancient capital of Andros on the slopes of the mountain Petalo, in the position of the ancient capital of Andros. This coastal settlement features a lot of green and is of great archaeological interest from Classical to Roman times with ruins, temples and streets. Objects from the market, jewellery, vessels, sculptures, etc. have been found, and are exhibited in the archaeological museum of Palaeopolis. The museum also contains ceramic and stone tools from the Geometric settlement of Zagora.

Ypsili
Cyclades / Andros

Discover the archaeological site of Ypsili, which belongs to the Geometric period, at Kato Aprovatou with ruins of a settlement and a fortified citadel. A temple was excavated at the centre of the citadel, dating from the Archaic period (6th century B.C.). The double altar and the discoveries imply that the temple was probably a place of double adoration, perhaps of Dimitra and Persephone. The citadel also reveals evidence from four different phases in history, i.e. from the Geometric to the Hellenistic and Roman periods. The
settlement was mostly abandoned by the end of the 8th century B.C., although there was some limited activity after that.

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