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Worth walking up the Kali Strata to see

What can you say about a string of about a dozen former windmills? Well, they are part of Symi's... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
GoldenBest
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Bradford, United Kingdom
You can walk up to the windmills for a fabulous view

If you can find your way through the maze of streets in Chorio, its possible to walk up to the... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
MrandMrsRo
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Sep 9, 2018
“Panoramic view of Symi”
Jun 1, 2018
“Typical Aegean magic”
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The walk up the kali strata can get you there and it’s really fun because you get to walk through the colored houses of Symi. Up there, you can catch a sneak peak of The Pedi beach as well as full panoramic views of Symi....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MixaylB
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

You can enjoy their view on the break between Gialos and Horio, or the single one which prevails on Panormitis Gulf.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank davidetV1137MO
Reviewed October 23, 2017

What can you say about a string of about a dozen former windmills? Well, they are part of Symi's history, no longer functioning and most in various states of dereliction. A couple have been converted to habitable structures. One was being worked on when I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank GoldenBest
Reviewed October 16, 2017

The ruins of windmills are located on a steep hill overviewing the main town and the harbour. Comparing with the well cared windmills of the other islands, not strongly recommended to visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank YavuzM_13
Reviewed July 24, 2017

it is a beautifull spot for selfies or photos, up the hill where you can admire all the view. As you expect, it's a lot windy and if you go through the day, beware of the sun!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lord G
Reviewed June 7, 2017

We walked from Gialos to Chorio, where we came upon a cluster of windmills in ruins; they would have been quite spectacular and functional in their day. They are like stark outlines against the skyline from below. Later in the day we visited the Panormitis...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank terry2017782
Reviewed May 24, 2017

If you can find your way through the maze of streets in Chorio, its possible to walk up to the windmills for an amazing view of Yialos harbour. You can also carry on past the windmills and walk round the headland and back to Pedi...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MrandMrsRo
Reviewed October 22, 2016

The iconic windmills of Symi are visible along the skyline from the harbor. They were built to grind grain, but now are mostly abandoned, but some have be recast as tourist housing. Your own windmill for a day or a week. Easy walk from the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank patricksS4343SF
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