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Address: Petros Nomikos Conference Center | Ancient Thera Road, Kamari 17892, Greece
Phone Number: 30 22860 23217
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Description: This 11th century BC Dorian settlement includes remains from Hellenistic...
This 11th century BC Dorian settlement includes remains from Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods.
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Great atmospheer and very bustling .lots of local out and about loads of shops and places to eat . Did not like the traffic which does its own thing especially the motor bikes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great atmospheer and very bustling .lots of local out and about loads of shops and places to eat . Did not like the traffic which does its own thing especially the motor bikes .watch out !!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Long treck up the windy roads...but worth the treck..you can take a car up or quad bike...amazing site when you reach the top, but a further climb to actually see ancient Thera...but worth it...you wont be dissapointed..a bit of advice though...take the mountain root down..a little scary but so much quicker...

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It is well worth the thrill driving up to this site. God only knows how some walked or even RAN??? up as it is a fair hike. The ruins are laid out well and the descriptions are a bit vague but the views from the top of the mountain are worth the 2 Euros to get in. Take water and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Amazing history in such great condition - great views over the sea with a great walk up the hillside (avoiding the road)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Quite long winded trying to get to it. The views are good, but it's actually quite boring if you're not into history. The best bit was taking the footpath coming back down. We found a tiny chapel, which I enjoyed seeing more than Thera!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed visiting ancient Thera. I went there on two evenings via bus from Kamari. There are lovely restaurants on the water. The sunset is absolutely amazing. Charming stores, restaurants and bars. You cannot miss a visit here while in Santorini.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

very informative and a great visit. nice and cool inside too, take a guided tour and get the most out of it, they really help paint the picture.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Went to Anciemt Thera twice, first time closed (2.45pm) which after the climb from Kamari was a little disappointing but the view alone was worth it. Despite the daunting prospect of a long winding road or a trek up the cliff path via the church and cave from Kamari beach its well worth it. Both days were very hot so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This site is at the top of a 1400ft mountain. A long zig-zag road leads to the base of the site from Kamari. It takes a fit person one hour to walk up to the site but a local mini-bus company will transport you from the town to the top of the winding road for 20 euros return. Be warned,... More 

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Bierun, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Must see while being in Kamari, place where you just feel the history and how people lived then, maybe a little bit hard to get there when it's hot but it's really worth seeing!

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