Saint George Cathedral

The first church of Saint George was built in 1200 A.D. and since then it has been rebuilt three times. The church today, dating since 1834, is a three-aisle basilica and is decorated with great icons. Among them is the icon of "Lady of Hope", which the Catholics of Syros worship. In 1652 it became [...] Read More »

Hermoupolis

“The sovereign of Cyclades” Hermoupolis is the city that stamped with the presence her economic history of Greece for one almost century. The city that “from the zero” incarnated a historical marvel! Build at the Greek Revolution from Chiotes, Psarianous and Aivaiotes refugees, afterwards the destruction of Chios. Her settlers gave in the city the […]

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Short history of Syros

Syros Island is found in the central point of Cyclades and as it is proved by the archaeological researches, first accommodated in the prehistoric season, (4.000 p.H.) and later at the ProtoKikladiki period (3.000 eg) The first historical report becomes from Omiros that he reports the island as "Syrii" and he called it from then [...] Read More »