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Monday, June 14, 2010


Santorini will keep your photo camera operating 24/7 as there are breathtaking views that are worth taking back home with you. Many argue that the most outstanding place is Imerovigli. Maybe they are right if we consider the fact that, its name derives from the words “vigla”=watchtower and “imera”=day and its position, at the center and highest point along the caldera, gave it visual command of the whole sea. It is 20min walking distance away from Fira and it is world famous for its summer sunset view. As the sun sets, the neighboring islands of Ios, Sikinos and Folegandros are being revealed, making it so wonderful.
There lays the medieval castle of Scaros, never been defeated during the 600 years of its existence. From Skaros, follow the path that leads to Theoskepasti church, which is built on a rock with a unique view. Another church of Imerovigli is Panagia Maltesa, taking its name after the icon said to have been found in the sea near Malta.
Because of its location near Fira, it is connected with public road or by the old path, offering tremendous views of the caldera and volcano. You may find here taverns, restaurants, bars and hotels.

Useful links for Imerovigli
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