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Archaeological Museum of Milos
Cyclades / Milos

Housed in a 19th-century neoclassical building that was designed by German Architect Ernst Ziller, the Archaeological Museum of Milos focuses on two great eras. Relics date from the 3rd millennium BC to the first century AD. Contents include obsidian remains, a replica of Venus de Milo (Aphrodite of Milos), and many prehistoric artefacts from the geometric, archaic, classical, Hellenistic and Roman times.

Church of Agios Georgios
Cyclades / Milos

The Church of Agios Georgios in Pera Triovassalos with a magnificent view also has mosaics by folk artist Petros Rapanakis, as well as a marble slab at the entrance depicting Saint George on a horse. Note also icons from the Byzantine Cretan school.

Church of Agios Spyridon
Cyclades / Milos

The Church of Agios Spyridon is the main church of Plaka and has been united with the smaller one, Agia Marina, to form a unique design.

Church of Panagia in Kipos
Cyclades / Milos

The church of Panagia in Kipos from the 5th century is reputed to be the oldest church from the Byzantine era. It contains parts of a marble sarcophagus from the Hellenistic period.

Church of Panagia Portiani
Cyclades / Milos

The church of Panagia Portiani is the only one left in Zefiria village, and has been united with Agios Haralambos by an archway. The old painted walls are particularly interesting.

Church of Panagia Thalassitra
Cyclades / Milos

The Church of Panagia Thalassitra, patron of sailors, lies in Kastro above Plaka, commanding one of the best spots on the island and one of the most photographed churches with the stone bell tower. It was built in 1738 and united in later years with the smaller church of Panagia Eleousa. Its icons have been made by renowned local artist Emmanuel Skordilis. It also features the coat of arms of the Crispus family, renowned dukes of Naxos.

Church of Panagia ton Rodon or Virgin of the Roses
Cyclades / Milos

The Church of Panagia ton Rodon or Virgin of the Roses is a Catholic church commissioned by the French proconsul in 1823, complete with the coat of arms of King Louis XVI on its lintel. Louis Brest, the Church’s founder, is buried in the church.

Dormition of the Virgin and Agios Haralambos
Cyclades / Milos

The Dormition of the Virgin and Agios Haralambos is the largest charch in Adamas, built in 1870 by refugees from Crete. Stunning icons from the old capital of Milos include the silver plated one of Panagia Portiani. Note the talented mosaics by Kavourdakis, made with local pebbles.

Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos
Cyclades / Milos

The Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos by the waterfront in Adamas lies appropriately in a thousand-year-old church of the Holy Trinity. Icons and wood carvings dating from more prosperous Venetian times and gifts from local migrants to Russia are on display, including 14th century icons. Of particular interest is the icon from the Cretan School which represents Christ’s body being carried down from the cross, as well as several paintings by Antoinio Skordilis. Chalices, iconostases, a bishop’s throne from the 17th century and much more provide interesting displays.

Folk and Historic Museum of Milos
Cyclades / Milos

The Folk and Historic Museum of Milos reveals many different aspects of the locals’ lives, including food, entertainment, traditions and clothing. The main room covers the economic and social aspect of families, while the loom room is where the family members’ clothes were made. There were no individual bedrooms, except one reserved for a married couple. The kitchen doubled as a store room, so did the winepress room.

Milos Mining Museum
Cyclades / Milos

Milos boasts a very rich geological makeup, and there is nowhere better to understand its mineral wealth and geology than at the Milos Mining Museum in Adamas. Wonder through many different objects and pictures to read about the mining history and traditions, keeping in mind that mining represents the backbone of the island’s economy rather than tourism. Video presentations and free guided tours upon request are available in this two-floor museum.

Monastery of Agios Ioannis Siderianos
Cyclades / Milos

The Monastery of Agios Ioannis Siderianos represented a safe haven from pirates and is connected to miracles on the island. It is well intact for its age and a veritable historic edifice. Lastly, in the village of Tripiti are Christian Catacombs, open from 8 am to 1 pm every day except Monday and considered one of the most important findings from the early years of Christianity.

Panagia Korfiatissa
Cyclades / Milos

Panagia Korfiatissa houses a gold-plated epitaphios (tomb of Christ) originally from the Kastro church, Mesa Panaghia, in addition to other religious artefacts from abandoned churches of the island.

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Church of Agios Georgios
Cyclades / Milos

The Church of Agios Georgios in Pera Triovassalos with a magnificent view also has mosaics by folk artist Petros Rapanakis, as well as a marble slab at the entrance depicting Saint George on a horse. Note also icons from the Byzantine Cretan school.

Church of Agios Spyridon
Cyclades / Milos

The Church of Agios Spyridon is the main church of Plaka and has been united with the smaller one, Agia Marina, to form a unique design.

Church of Panagia in Kipos
Cyclades / Milos

The church of Panagia in Kipos from the 5th century is reputed to be the oldest church from the Byzantine era. It contains parts of a marble sarcophagus from the Hellenistic period.

Church of Panagia Portiani
Cyclades / Milos

The church of Panagia Portiani is the only one left in Zefiria village, and has been united with Agios Haralambos by an archway. The old painted walls are particularly interesting.

Church of Panagia Thalassitra
Cyclades / Milos

The Church of Panagia Thalassitra, patron of sailors, lies in Kastro above Plaka, commanding one of the best spots on the island and one of the most photographed churches with the stone bell tower. It was built in 1738 and united in later years with the smaller church of Panagia Eleousa. Its icons have been made by renowned local artist Emmanuel Skordilis. It also features the coat of arms of the Crispus family, renowned dukes of Naxos.

Church of Panagia ton Rodon or Virgin of the Roses
Cyclades / Milos

The Church of Panagia ton Rodon or Virgin of the Roses is a Catholic church commissioned by the French proconsul in 1823, complete with the coat of arms of King Louis XVI on its lintel. Louis Brest, the Church’s founder, is buried in the church.

Dormition of the Virgin and Agios Haralambos
Cyclades / Milos

The Dormition of the Virgin and Agios Haralambos is the largest charch in Adamas, built in 1870 by refugees from Crete. Stunning icons from the old capital of Milos include the silver plated one of Panagia Portiani. Note the talented mosaics by Kavourdakis, made with local pebbles.

Monastery of Agios Ioannis Siderianos
Cyclades / Milos

The Monastery of Agios Ioannis Siderianos represented a safe haven from pirates and is connected to miracles on the island. It is well intact for its age and a veritable historic edifice. Lastly, in the village of Tripiti are Christian Catacombs, open from 8 am to 1 pm every day except Monday and considered one of the most important findings from the early years of Christianity.

Panagia Korfiatissa
Cyclades / Milos

Panagia Korfiatissa houses a gold-plated epitaphios (tomb of Christ) originally from the Kastro church, Mesa Panaghia, in addition to other religious artefacts from abandoned churches of the island.

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Archaeological Museum of Milos
Cyclades / Milos

Housed in a 19th-century neoclassical building that was designed by German Architect Ernst Ziller, the Archaeological Museum of Milos focuses on two great eras. Relics date from the 3rd millennium BC to the first century AD. Contents include obsidian remains, a replica of Venus de Milo (Aphrodite of Milos), and many prehistoric artefacts from the geometric, archaic, classical, Hellenistic and Roman times.

Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos
Cyclades / Milos

The Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos by the waterfront in Adamas lies appropriately in a thousand-year-old church of the Holy Trinity. Icons and wood carvings dating from more prosperous Venetian times and gifts from local migrants to Russia are on display, including 14th century icons. Of particular interest is the icon from the Cretan School which represents Christ’s body being carried down from the cross, as well as several paintings by Antoinio Skordilis. Chalices, iconostases, a bishop’s throne from the 17th century and much more provide interesting displays.

Folk and Historic Museum of Milos
Cyclades / Milos

The Folk and Historic Museum of Milos reveals many different aspects of the locals’ lives, including food, entertainment, traditions and clothing. The main room covers the economic and social aspect of families, while the loom room is where the family members’ clothes were made. There were no individual bedrooms, except one reserved for a married couple. The kitchen doubled as a store room, so did the winepress room.

Milos Mining Museum
Cyclades / Milos

Milos boasts a very rich geological makeup, and there is nowhere better to understand its mineral wealth and geology than at the Milos Mining Museum in Adamas. Wonder through many different objects and pictures to read about the mining history and traditions, keeping in mind that mining represents the backbone of the island’s economy rather than tourism. Video presentations and free guided tours upon request are available in this two-floor museum.

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Archaeological Museum of Milos
Cyclades / Milos

Housed in a 19th-century neoclassical building that was designed by German Architect Ernst Ziller, the Archaeological Museum of Milos focuses on two great eras. Relics date from the 3rd millennium BC to the first century AD. Contents include obsidian remains, a replica of Venus de Milo (Aphrodite of Milos), and many prehistoric artefacts from the geometric, archaic, classical, Hellenistic and Roman times.

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