Trip to Mykonos, Greece – best places to visit in Mykonos

Trip to Mykonos, Greece - best places to visit in Mykonos

Mykonos is the popular tourist spot in the Greek islands. It lies in the middle of the Aegean Sea. Mykonos is located in south of Tinos, north of Paros and Naxos, east of Syros. It covers a total area of 105.2km2 with the population of 10,134. Most of them live in the lager town Mykonos which lies on the west coast. The nickname of the Mykonos is “The Island of the winds”. It is well known for the Nightlife.

Attractions in Mykonos:

Petros the Pelican

Petros are the official mascot of Mykonos for many years. After a storm in 1954 the pelican gave migrating to become a local resident. The name petros is adopted from the joke between the locals as “petro” in Greek means rock, stone.

The Armenistic Light house

Mykonos light house is called as the Amenities. It worth visiting cause you can see the boats arriving and departing.  It is 7 km away from the Mykonos town. The altitude of tower is 19meters and the height of it is 184 meters.

Paraportiani

It is located in the neighbour of Kastro, in the town of Chora, on the greek island of Mykonos. The really refers as the “Our lady of the side gate” in Greek. The church is so impressive whitewashed church consists of five other churches attached together. It is called as the most photographed church on Mykonos.

Delos

This is the one of the island near Mykonos at the centre of the Cyclades. It is called as the one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece.  Delos is the holy place for a millennium before Olympian Greek mythology the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. It is well known for the historical sites. The archaeological is the one and only activity the island is about.

Mykonos Windmills

These are called as the iconic feature of the Greek island of Mykonos. The windmills can clearly visible from every point of the village of Mykonos. There are 16 windmills on Mykonos of which 7 are located on the landmark hill in chora. These are primarily used for wheat mill. The architecture is similar for all the windmills. They are round in shape, white colour and a pointed roof and small windows.

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