Syros - Culture

  • Euaggelistria

    Euaggelistria in Ermoupoli of Syros is Catholic parish church, built in 1829.

  • City Hall

    The City Hall of Syros, Chiller’s creation, is the most majestic building on the island and is one of the biggest city halls in Greece.

  • Agios Nikolaos of the Poor

    O Agios Nikolaos of the Poor in Ano Syros is the oldest surviving church in the island (16th century) and one of the two Orthodox existed in the settlement.

  • Agios Nikolaos

    The church of Agios Nikolaos in Ermoupoli is among the main attractions of Syros. It is magnificent, with marble facade and towering belfries.

  • Αγία Παρασκευή

    Η Αγία Παρασκευή είναι μία ιδιωτική εκκλησία, στην περιοχή της Αληθινής, στην Σύρο. Χτίστηκε το 1600, ανακαινίστηκε το 1792 και επεκτάθηκε το 1873. Είναι χτισμένη σε βυζαντινό ρυθμό με τρούλο. Από τον προαύλιο χώρο της Αγίας Παρασκευής μπορεί κανείς να θαυμάσει την εκπληκτική θέα σε όλο το λιμάνι της Ερμούπολης και τα απέναντι νησιά των Κυκλάδων.

  • Agia Paraskevi

    Agia Paraskevi in the village Alithini of Syros is a large, private church, where a great festival on 26th of July.

  • Agios Stefanos

    The catholic church of Agios Stefanos in the settlement of Galissa is built into a cave above the sea. The access is realized by path or by the sea.

  • Resurrection of Christ

    The Church of the Resurrection of Christ on Syros is the magnificent church with blue dome that stands out on the hill right of Ermoupoli.

  • Transfiguration

    The Transfiguration is the Metropolis of Ermoupoli, the oldest church of the city built in 1824 by Chian and Psarians. Here is buried A. Gazis.

  • Agios Ioannis

    Agios Ioannis is located in the center of the seaside town of Posidonia. Big festival takes place in his honor in 29th of August.

  • Assumption

    The church of the Assumption in Ermoupoli of Syros has elaborate decoration and hosts original work of Domenikos Theotokopoulos.

  • Agios Eleftherios

    Agios Eleftherios in Syros is built near the old prison in Lazaretta of Ermoupoli. It was built in 1900 to give hope to the prisoners.

  • Agios Georgios

    Saint George is the third oldest church in Ermoypoli . Built in 1839 by offering all the inhabitants of the then thriving Cycladic capital.

  • Lady Episcopiani

    The Virgin Episcopiani is located just outside the village of Episkopeio. It is unknown when it was built, but it is one of the oldest temples in the island

  • Agios Georgios (Saint George)

    The Metropolitan temple of Catholic in Syros is Agios Georgios (Saint George) and it was built in 1200 and is situated at the top of the hill of Ano Syros.

  • Prophet Elias

    The Prophet Elias on the hill in the village of Episkopeio, built in 1845, is recently renovated and has remarkable frescoes and icons.

  • Agia Varvara

    Agia Varvara, just outside the village of Kini, has excellent hagiographies with the martyrdoms of the Saint. The nun makes and sells traditional weavings.

  • Archangels

    The Church of the Archangels in Ermoupoli is parish, built in 1898, by the contributions from residents. It is located at St. George Street.

  • Agios Antonios

    The church of Agios Antonios is located on the beach of Megas Gialos in Syros.

  • Catholic Cemetery

    The Catholic Cemetery of Ermoupoli in Syros includes remarkable funerary monuments.

  • Orthodox Cemetery

    In orthodox cemetery of Ermoupoli, there are dozens of remarkable funerary monuments that are a rare set of architectural works and sculptures.

  • Agios Athanasius in Pigi

    The church of Agios Athanasius in Pigi in Ano Syros is made of stone, beautiful, perfectly harmonized with the natural environment surrounded by trees.

  • Cyclades Art gallery

    The Cyclades Art gallery since 1994 is accommodated in the Warehouses, on the port’s pier in Hermoupolis. A vast number of exhibitions is accommodated there

  • Casino

    Syros Casino is accommodated in two neoclassical buildings, built in 1830 and connected to each other with an underground gallery.

  • Vaporia

    The district Vaporia is considered as the most beautiful of Syros. It was the aristocratic quarter of the 19th century with imposing, luxury captain houses.

  • Port

    When entering the Port of Syros, in Hermoupolis, the visitor is charmed by its breathtaking architecture, a strong hint of the island’s history.

  • Mental Center

    The Mental Centre of the Municipality is housed in the Club "Hellas" at Miaoulis Square. It organizes a number of events and conferences.

  • Miaoulis Square

    Miaoulis Square is located next to the port, being the most central area of the island. A majestic Megaron, used as City Hall, decorates the square.

  • Neorio

    Neorio is one of the oldest machine shops in Greece and the largest industrial facility on the island. It has experienced a period of glory and decadence.

  • Quarantine House

    The Quarantine House of Syros is located in the port of Hermoupolis and was used quarantine house for travelers, before entering the main island.

  • Municipal Library

    The Municipal Library of Syros is located in the Culture Center, in Miaoulis Square, and possesses more or less 45,000 books.

  • Warehouses

    The Warehouses is the stone oblong venue on the pier of Syros’s port.

  • Municipal Theater “Apollon”

    The Municipal Theater "Apollon " was built in 1862-1864 and is currently one of the attractions of Ermoupoli in Syros.

  • Historical Archives of Syros

    The Historical Archives of Syros has in its possession documents, mainly dating back to 1821 and after. It occupies a floor in the Ladopoulos building, in Miaoulis Square.

  • Copies of Cycladic Art Museum

    In the Copies of Cycladic Art Museum there are programs using copies of cycladic art artifacts so as to learn about the cycladic civilization.

  • Industrial Museum

    The Industrial Museum of Syros is one of the most remarkable museums in Greece, accommodating machinery, tools and rare footage of industrial interest.

  • Archaeological Museum

    The Archaeological Museum of Syros is one of the oldest of Greece (1834-1835). It includes exhibits of the prehistoric, Hellenistic and Roman era.

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