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  • The church of Agios Nikolaos
    The church of Agios Nikolaos
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    the 'Apollon' theatre

    by gnt70 Written May 17, 2005

    Favorite thing: of great importance, this late 19th century theatre was made as a replica of the famous Milan Opera house.
    The entrance is 2 euros, there is a small exchibition of items of famous artists from Syros, if you are lucky you will be able to follow a play too.

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    The Town Hall

    by gnt70 Written May 17, 2005
    Ermoupolis - Syros - The town hall

    Favorite thing: One of the largest in the world (!) as they say, the magnificent town hall of Ermoupolis, mark of old times of prosperity

    Fondest memory: It is exactly what the photo shows, what I miss. to turn from the coast by car or bike and see this incredible view.

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    THE TOWN HALL- ENTRANCE

    by Christianne Updated May 24, 2003
    Entrance of the Town Hall

    Favorite thing: The construction was financed by the state and the city .
    Nowadays, the building houses offices of the Municipality of Ermoupolis, Courts and other public services.
    By a Ministerial Decree of 1980, the building was considered to be a work of art.
    This is a picture of the entrance of the Town Hall.

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    AGIOS NIKOLAOS (SAINT NIKOLAS CHURCH)

    by Christianne Written May 23, 2003
    The church of Agios Nikolaos

    Favorite thing: Syros has many churches (Orthodoxs and Catholics). The most interesting among them are, the Assumption of Virgin Maria, Saint Dimitrios (Agios Dimitrios) and Saint Nicolas.
    We visited the church of Saint Nicolas (Agios Nikolaos, Agios in greek means Saint)M in Ermoupoli.
    It took 61 years to be finished the church in 1905.

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    THE TOWN HALL

    by Christianne Written May 23, 2003
    Town Hall

    Favorite thing: The Town Hall of Ermoupoli is the most imposing building in Ermoupoli. It took 22 years to be built, from 1876 to 1898.
    Ernest Ziler was the architect and Mayor was D. Vafeiadakis.
    It is open for the public in the morning and sometimes on Saturdays and Sundays.
    On the 1st May that we were is Syros, it was open.
    Pictures of the Town Hall inside you will see in the next tips.

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    STROLL AROUND

    by Christianne Updated May 23, 2003
    Street of Ermoupoli

    Favorite thing: The best way to know a city is to stroll around and to explore. Although it was a hot day, this is what we did.

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    COFFEE UNDER THE SHADOW

    by Christianne Written May 23, 2003
    Coffee under the shadow

    Favorite thing: While our friends they were exploring the Town Hall, we were strolling around the area of the Town Hall. People were siting under the shadow, drinking coffee.

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    SHOP

    by Christianne Written May 23, 2003
    Shop

    Favorite thing: This is on of the very few shops they were open that day. We found it on our way to the church of Saint Nicolas.

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    SHOPPING IN ERMOUPOLI

    by Christianne Written May 23, 2003
    Shopping streets

    Favorite thing: Several beautiful, fashionable shops exist in Ermoupoli. Unfortunately the day we were in Syros, tit was the 1st May and the majority of the shops they were closed.

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    POINTS OF INTEREST

    by Christianne Written May 23, 2003
    Ermoupoli

    Favorite thing: 1) The Archeological Museum
    2)The Town Hall
    3)The Capuchin Monastery
    4)The Jesuit Monastery
    5) The Cycladic Art Galery

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    FACTS ABOUT ERMOUPOLI

    by Christianne Written May 23, 2003
    The Square in front of the Town Hall

    Favorite thing: Miaoulis Square stands in the center of the town. There is the Town Hall and the statue of the Admiral Miaoulis

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    ARCHITECTURE OF ERMOUPOLIS

    by Christianne Written May 23, 2003

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    Old House

    Favorite thing: Ermoupoli stands on a amphitheatrical site, with neo-classical buildings, old mansions and white houses in the island style cascading down to the harbor.

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