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Ancient Thera

Petros Nomikos Conference Center | Ancient Thera Road, Kamari 17892, Greece
30 22860 23217
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Ranked #5 of 15 Attractions in Kamari
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, History Museums
Description: This 11th century BC Dorian settlement includes remains from Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods.
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Super monument taking the visitor into ancient Santorini. The barriers are obviously moved regularly to preserve the delicate structures presented. Great theatre remains to see. It is a very hot trip. I walked up from Perissa on the shale track. I included a side show trip to the chapel on the rock face to the right of the main pathway... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Worth - especially because of views along the path, and magnificent view on the top where both , Kamari and Perissa are in front of you. The walk itself is a challenge, requires good physical condition. Start early, and take enough water with you. We started from the Kamari and it took appr. 1 hour to get the path end,... More

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Beautiful views and friendly atmosphere, visit both the churches Avoid the crowds at sunset or get there early and get a table with a view and enjoy a drink or an early dinner

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Great area to visit, but if you're not the fittest person, don't attempt to walk up the road to the site from Kamari - steep and tiring in the heat unless you're young and want a challenge!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

e walked up from Perissa, leaving at 7.10am so that we could ascend the path before the sun rose. The path is ok and has lots of loose rock on it. Sturdy shoes or sandals are a must but flip flops would not be suitable. My husband has an issue with heights but he coped with the climb. The site... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Its not Pompeii but it's still impressive. Amazing to step back in time. Do t this first and then the small museum in fira.. neither is expensive and kids are free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Excellent view and loved the drive up on the ATV. You just keep driving through turns (I think about 21 in total) to get a breathtaking view of Santorini

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Interesting for its connection with Egypt and its place in Greek history. If you like this sort of thing there is also a museum in Thira with he artefacts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We went on a very windy day and was a bit scary in places as the wind was so strong. Wear shoes, trainers are good, flip flops are not. Great views and interesting place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Stayed a week in Santorini and was supposed to visit Athens as well but it didn't work out. I was quite bummed I wouldn't get to see any ancient greek ruins but it turned out at the top of the mountain in Santorini laid the ancient city if Thera. The views from up there are expectacular, you get a 360... More

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