All 8 Andros Sightseeing
Here are all the Andros sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Andros, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Andros
Situated in Kairi Square, just in front of the Museum of Modern Art, the Archaeological Museum of Andros was built in 1981, sponsored by Goulandris Foundation. The two floors of the museum hosts findings from excavation sites on the island, such as sings, marble statues, tools and pieces of weapon.
In the mountainous village of Ano Pitrofos, close to Menites, is the Cyclades Olive Museum. This is a private museum housed in a restored oil mill, showing the traditional way of animal-powered olive production.
This library is housed in a wonderful Neoclassical building in Chora. The library contains about 3000 tomes from the collection of Theofilos Kairis, who was a scholar and priest in Andros (1784-1852). In summer, some art exhibitions are organized in the new exhibition area of the library.
This institute was founded in 1994 by Petros and Marika Kydonieos who wanted to exhibit culture and art in its many and various forms. Their main interests were concentrating mainly on the fine arts such as music, theatre and literature (Greek and international). Every summer, an exhibition is organized showing works of art which have contributed to the quest of contemporary art.
This small chapel on the rock is the most typical church of Andros. Panagia Thalassini is located in the old harbor of Chora.
The Church of Panagia Theoskepasti is the protector of the island. It is built on top of a cave, where the holy icon of Virgin Mary was found.
The Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art was established in 1979 and organizes painting exhibitions of local and foreigh artists. This is the most important museum of Andros.
This museum presents the entire history of Andros merchant marine, from the ancient times to our day. It is located in Chora, up in the square of the Unknown Sailor.
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