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The island is located almost in the center of the Cyclades, 83 nautical miles from Piraeus and 62 nautical miles from Rafina with an area of 101,900 acres. The trip by ferry takes about four hours, with modern high-speed takes less than three hours. It is surrounded east of the islands of Andros, Tinos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, west of Sifnos, Serifos, Kythnos, Kea and north Gyaros. It has a population of about 20,000 inhabitants, Orthodox and Catholics and the capital is Ermoupoli, “The Lady of the Aegean”.
The first historical mention is from Homer who mentions it as ‘Syria’ and called it by then as “dipolis”, that had two cities: Posidonia and Phoenicia. The first inhabitants were the Phoenicians, hence the name Syros derived from “Ousyra” ( : happy ) or “sur” ( : rock).
The ancient Ermoupoli was built by the Ionians and later been inhabited by Persian conquerors, Romans, Franks and Turks, who left everyone their own cultural stigma.
All the information for the island of Syros with many photographs from the cities.
Content which covers history, culture, suggested routes, nature, gastronomy and local products.
Meet and explore every point near you, smartly with an extensive range of categories with information about most popular suggestions. It is a pleasant way to discover the beauties of Syros .
Extensive references and rich texts with information regarding points of interest, such as archeological sites, museums, neoclassical buildings, squares, villages, that will make your stay more interesting.
The application content is constantly updated by adding new photos, new functions and features in order to be the gateway to beautiful Syros .
Multilingualism Support: the application supports English and Greek content.
Offline Function: you can see all the content without Internet connection. However if you are online you will see rich photographic material and features that worth to use.
From the first time you start the application, the entire content of the texts and photos of cities – prefectures will be stored. The photos you see for the first time will be automatically saved on your device. This will be useful when you won’t be connected to the internet because you’ll see the application offline. But stay logged in to use all the ingenious features of the application.
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