Attractions In Syros

Explore The Attractions Of Syros
Agios Dimitrios
Cyclades / Syros

As your ferry arrives into port, you can easily see the church of Agios Dimitrios, which was built were an icon picturing Saint Demeter or Agios Dimitrios was found. The church bell supposedly rings every time a ship docks into the port.

Agios Ioannis
Cyclades / Syros

Saint John or Agios Ioannis is well-liked on this island, which is why there is yet another church dedicated to this saint, this time right outside Poseidonia, some 12 kilometres outside the capital.A visit to the church is inspiring and uplifting.

Agios Stephanos
Cyclades / Syros

Standing on a rock in Galissas high above the sea, this church is more secluded and serene than the city ones, blending in Mediterranean nature and scenery like no other church on the island.

Archaeological Museum
Cyclades / Syros

From prehistoric findings to weapons and artwork, this museum contains a vibrant collection of artefacts and objects from Syros and other Cycladic islands, such as Hellenistic inscriptions and sculptures.

Capuchins Monastery
Cyclades / Syros

A library of some 6000 valuable books and manuscripts, as well as lovely icons and different religious objects can be found at this beautiful Jesuit Monastery, named Agios Ioannis or Saint Jean. It was established in 1535 with the aim of helping the poor. The last modification to its appearance happened in 1852.

Church of Anastasis
Cyclades / Syros

If you want a great view of nearby Tinos and other close islands, head to Vrodado Hill where the church of the Assumption stands proud. It was constructed in 1870, a recent date compared to other churches in the city.

Cycladic Museum
Cyclades / Syros

Near the central square of Ermoupolis (Miaouli) there is a museum with a robust collection of Cycladic art from excavations undertaken in Syros and other islands in the Cyclades.

Evangelistra
Cyclades / Syros

Built and rebuilt in the 19th century, th Evangelistra catholic church was designed by a local architect under the auspices of the Austrian consul at that time.

Ferekydi Cave
Cyclades / Syros

In Alithini (1 km from Ano Syros) and further north to Plati Vouni (5 km) we find the cave where according to tradition, the philosopher lived on the 6th century B.C.

Industrial Museum
Cyclades / Syros

Reflecting the successful commercial history of the island, the Industrial Museum is comprised of three separate buildings (previously Aneroussis lead factory, Kornilakis tannery and Katsimantis paintworks) within the Technical Cultural Centre, right in the Ermoupolis’ industrial zone. A relic from the Greek industrial revolution if ever there was one, this museum houses equipment and machinery related to textile, tannery, food processing and ship building among others, emphasizing the island’s commercial success in its hay days.

Jesuit Monastery
Cyclades / Syros

Situated in Upper Syros or Ano Syros in Greek, this monastery has been around for almost 300 years and hosts an important library of books. This is a Jesuit monastery which escaped the brunt of the Ottomans in past centuries due to a deal between the French and the Ottomans at that time. This helped the monastery and Syros itself flourish in ways other parts of Greece could not.

Kimisis of Theotokou
Cyclades / Syros

One of the most important pieces of religious art of all time is found in this church which lies across from the Town Hall near the main square. El Greco painted a stunning icon in 1562 at the age of 20 featuring the Dormition of the Mother of God, as the church is named in Greek. Also note the bell tower of the church which has left many a visitor in awe.

Metamorohosis
Cyclades / Syros

Considered the prime Orthodox Church of Syros, Metamorphosis is home to the bishop of the island as well as woodcarvings and stunning icons. Notice the unusual baroque-style architecture not normally seen in orthodox churches.

Panagia Faneromeni
Cyclades / Syros

The faithful flock to this Catholic church in the thousands, especially during feasts and religious events. It was constructed on a hilltop in Hroussa, a small village on the southern side of the island.

Saint George Cathedral
Cyclades / Syros

Undoubtedly one of the finest Catholic churches of Ano Syros with all its medieval charm, this place of worship is at least 800 years old and has been restored on several occasions since then, the last time being in 1834.

Vamvakaris Museum
Cyclades / Syros

Established in 1995 in Ano Syros, the Vamvakaris Museum was originally the house of a local troubadour – Markos Vamvakaris – born there in 1905. The bouzouki and ‘rebetika’ player, singer and composer inspired a yearly festival that is now held in Ano Syros in his honor. The museum houses his personal effects as well as lyrics, manuscripts, photos and instruments.

Velissaropoulos Mansion
Cyclades / Syros

The sophistication of the city of Ermoupolis and how its upper crust used to live is evident at the Velissaropoulos mansion. Intricate ceiling drawings and wall murals betray the strong European influence of this small city, reflected in the intricate artwork of this mansion. The building was designated as a work of art in 1987.

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Ferekydi Cave
Cyclades / Syros

In Alithini (1 km from Ano Syros) and further north to Plati Vouni (5 km) we find the cave where according to tradition, the philosopher lived on the 6th century B.C.

Agios Dimitrios
Cyclades / Syros

As your ferry arrives into port, you can easily see the church of Agios Dimitrios, which was built were an icon picturing Saint Demeter or Agios Dimitrios was found. The church bell supposedly rings every time a ship docks into the port.

Agios Ioannis
Cyclades / Syros

Saint John or Agios Ioannis is well-liked on this island, which is why there is yet another church dedicated to this saint, this time right outside Poseidonia, some 12 kilometres outside the capital.A visit to the church is inspiring and uplifting.

Agios Stephanos
Cyclades / Syros

Standing on a rock in Galissas high above the sea, this church is more secluded and serene than the city ones, blending in Mediterranean nature and scenery like no other church on the island.

Capuchins Monastery
Cyclades / Syros

A library of some 6000 valuable books and manuscripts, as well as lovely icons and different religious objects can be found at this beautiful Jesuit Monastery, named Agios Ioannis or Saint Jean. It was established in 1535 with the aim of helping the poor. The last modification to its appearance happened in 1852.

Church of Anastasis
Cyclades / Syros

If you want a great view of nearby Tinos and other close islands, head to Vrodado Hill where the church of the Assumption stands proud. It was constructed in 1870, a recent date compared to other churches in the city.

Evangelistra
Cyclades / Syros

Built and rebuilt in the 19th century, th Evangelistra catholic church was designed by a local architect under the auspices of the Austrian consul at that time.

Jesuit Monastery
Cyclades / Syros

Situated in Upper Syros or Ano Syros in Greek, this monastery has been around for almost 300 years and hosts an important library of books. This is a Jesuit monastery which escaped the brunt of the Ottomans in past centuries due to a deal between the French and the Ottomans at that time. This helped the monastery and Syros itself flourish in ways other parts of Greece could not.

Kimisis of Theotokou
Cyclades / Syros

One of the most important pieces of religious art of all time is found in this church which lies across from the Town Hall near the main square. El Greco painted a stunning icon in 1562 at the age of 20 featuring the Dormition of the Mother of God, as the church is named in Greek. Also note the bell tower of the church which has left many a visitor in awe.

Metamorohosis
Cyclades / Syros

Considered the prime Orthodox Church of Syros, Metamorphosis is home to the bishop of the island as well as woodcarvings and stunning icons. Notice the unusual baroque-style architecture not normally seen in orthodox churches.

Panagia Faneromeni
Cyclades / Syros

The faithful flock to this Catholic church in the thousands, especially during feasts and religious events. It was constructed on a hilltop in Hroussa, a small village on the southern side of the island.

Saint George Cathedral
Cyclades / Syros

Undoubtedly one of the finest Catholic churches of Ano Syros with all its medieval charm, this place of worship is at least 800 years old and has been restored on several occasions since then, the last time being in 1834.

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Archaeological Museum
Cyclades / Syros

From prehistoric findings to weapons and artwork, this museum contains a vibrant collection of artefacts and objects from Syros and other Cycladic islands, such as Hellenistic inscriptions and sculptures.

Cycladic Museum
Cyclades / Syros

Near the central square of Ermoupolis (Miaouli) there is a museum with a robust collection of Cycladic art from excavations undertaken in Syros and other islands in the Cyclades.

Industrial Museum
Cyclades / Syros

Reflecting the successful commercial history of the island, the Industrial Museum is comprised of three separate buildings (previously Aneroussis lead factory, Kornilakis tannery and Katsimantis paintworks) within the Technical Cultural Centre, right in the Ermoupolis’ industrial zone. A relic from the Greek industrial revolution if ever there was one, this museum houses equipment and machinery related to textile, tannery, food processing and ship building among others, emphasizing the island’s commercial success in its hay days.

Vamvakaris Museum
Cyclades / Syros

Established in 1995 in Ano Syros, the Vamvakaris Museum was originally the house of a local troubadour – Markos Vamvakaris – born there in 1905. The bouzouki and ‘rebetika’ player, singer and composer inspired a yearly festival that is now held in Ano Syros in his honor. The museum houses his personal effects as well as lyrics, manuscripts, photos and instruments.

Velissaropoulos Mansion
Cyclades / Syros

The sophistication of the city of Ermoupolis and how its upper crust used to live is evident at the Velissaropoulos mansion. Intricate ceiling drawings and wall murals betray the strong European influence of this small city, reflected in the intricate artwork of this mansion. The building was designated as a work of art in 1987.

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Agios Stephanos
Cyclades / Syros

Standing on a rock in Galissas high above the sea, this church is more secluded and serene than the city ones, blending in Mediterranean nature and scenery like no other church on the island.

Archaeological Museum
Cyclades / Syros

From prehistoric findings to weapons and artwork, this museum contains a vibrant collection of artefacts and objects from Syros and other Cycladic islands, such as Hellenistic inscriptions and sculptures.

Church of Anastasis
Cyclades / Syros

If you want a great view of nearby Tinos and other close islands, head to Vrodado Hill where the church of the Assumption stands proud. It was constructed in 1870, a recent date compared to other churches in the city.

Ferekydi Cave
Cyclades / Syros

In Alithini (1 km from Ano Syros) and further north to Plati Vouni (5 km) we find the cave where according to tradition, the philosopher lived on the 6th century B.C.

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