Hydra: The beautiful island of Argosaronic

Pluralism / May 01, 2018

One of the most picturesque and atmospheric islands of Argosaronic is Hydra .

Its architectural style is extremely special due to the historic naval state of the early 19th century and has managed to remain intact throughout the years.

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Inside the island are multi-storey mansions, while the harbor is the heart of the island. In the country of island there are nice cafes and restaurants as well as arty boutiques.

Starting from Chora, the capital of the island,  you can take several nice walks: the two most common options are either to the Historical Archive and the Port Authority or to Kiafa with the mansions of Kountouriotes and from there to the Spilia, the Mills and the Kamini.

In addition to the visiting mansions and museums, Hydra has an intense artistic movement and every summer a series of contemporary art exhibitions is held here. Interesting are also the churches: the Assumption of the Virgin Mary at the harbor and the temples of Agios Ioannis the Nighaste with frescoes of the 18th century and St. Constantine the Hydra of chiselled stone. torrent of Hydra.

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From here, he went on: Onassis, Callas, Rex Harrison, Peter Ustinov, Leonard Cohen, Eric Clapton, Rolling Stone ... Together with the Greens and the Art: Picasso, Chagal, Miller.

An island where everything you can do everything on foot and no cars are allowed at all.



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