Visit the top attractions of Nisyros
Nisyros has many attractions that you must see and that you should include in your trip if you want to experience the incredibly enchanting atmosphere of the area.
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The largest crater is Stefanos, where you can examine the colorful fumes of 100 ° C, listen to their contractions and smell the sulfur vapors. The surface is soft and warm. A part leads to the wildest craters of Polybotis and Alexander.
Through a wonderful 20 minute walk on a path that starts southwest of the monastery you reach this amazing citadel of the Mycenaean era where it was founded 3000 years ago. Its restored cyclopean walls are a little newer, from the 4th century BC.
It was probably built in the 15th century and houses many ecclesiastical relics. The collection includes goblets, incense burners, old 19th century gospels, church utensils, crosses and old seals, in addition to a number of other items.
In the square in Nikia
The village of Nikia has an excellent view of the volcano as well as one of the most beautiful churches in Greece and an elliptical square called Porta, with a mosaic design by Paschalis Paschalakis, a famous local artist. The mosaic belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In the town of Nisyros, a place that combines tranquility and island beauty. Turn in each alley, see the pebbled courtyards of the houses dressed in bougainvillea and sit in the Square of the Elderly for a coffee.