Attractions In Kythnos

Explore The Attractions Of Kythnos
Kastro Orias
Cyclades / Kythnos

High on a rock above the sea on the northwest end of Kythnos is Kastro Orias, the capital of the island during Byzantine and Venetian rule. Said to be impregnable the town is in ruins now but the ancient walls and streets are still in evidence and there are two of the 100 churches that used to stand here, that have been restored. You can reach Kastro Orias, also known as Kefalikastro, by car or on foot.

Katafyki Cave
Cyclades / Kythnos

Within the locality of Feres near Dryopida is a cave called Katafyki, complete with stalagmites and stalactites. The cave was used for religious rituals as locals celebrated the resurrection there.

Vryokastro
Cyclades / Kythnos

Besides Kastro, the most important archaeological sites of Kythnos include Vryokastro, the ancient 10th century B.C. capital on the norteastern coast. There are the remains of some walls and towers and two Hellenistic temples. Little remains of the ancient site of Kastellas but the site of Maroulas, perhaps the oldest site in the Cyclades, has the remains of some buildings from the 8th and 7th Century B.C.

Kastro Orias
Cyclades / Kythnos

High on a rock above the sea on the northwest end of Kythnos is Kastro Orias, the capital of the island during Byzantine and Venetian rule. Said to be impregnable the town is in ruins now but the ancient walls and streets are still in evidence and there are two of the 100 churches that used to stand here, that have been restored. You can reach Kastro Orias, also known as Kefalikastro, by car or on foot.

Vryokastro
Cyclades / Kythnos

Besides Kastro, the most important archaeological sites of Kythnos include Vryokastro, the ancient 10th century B.C. capital on the norteastern coast. There are the remains of some walls and towers and two Hellenistic temples. Little remains of the ancient site of Kastellas but the site of Maroulas, perhaps the oldest site in the Cyclades, has the remains of some buildings from the 8th and 7th Century B.C.

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Katafyki Cave
Cyclades / Kythnos

Within the locality of Feres near Dryopida is a cave called Katafyki, complete with stalagmites and stalactites. The cave was used for religious rituals as locals celebrated the resurrection there.

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Kastro Orias
Cyclades / Kythnos

High on a rock above the sea on the northwest end of Kythnos is Kastro Orias, the capital of the island during Byzantine and Venetian rule. Said to be impregnable the town is in ruins now but the ancient walls and streets are still in evidence and there are two of the 100 churches that used to stand here, that have been restored. You can reach Kastro Orias, also known as Kefalikastro, by car or on foot.

Katafyki Cave
Cyclades / Kythnos

Within the locality of Feres near Dryopida is a cave called Katafyki, complete with stalagmites and stalactites. The cave was used for religious rituals as locals celebrated the resurrection there.

Vryokastro
Cyclades / Kythnos

Besides Kastro, the most important archaeological sites of Kythnos include Vryokastro, the ancient 10th century B.C. capital on the norteastern coast. There are the remains of some walls and towers and two Hellenistic temples. Little remains of the ancient site of Kastellas but the site of Maroulas, perhaps the oldest site in the Cyclades, has the remains of some buildings from the 8th and 7th Century B.C.

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