Kythnos belongs to the West Cyclades and it is a small island not much developed in tourism. Kythnos has just started to make slow moves towards tourism, with the advantages of quiet beaches, relaxing landscape and picturesque villages. The most popular site in Kythnos is the Monastery of Panagia Kanala, protector of the island. Chora and Driopida are the most picturesque villages on the island, while Kolona is the most popular beach. A hike around the island will bring you to ruined castles, chapels and beaches that remain secluded even in high season.
You can see below the best Sites in Kythnos: Museums, Churches, and more. You can filter them by category and location.
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Believed to be one of the biggest caves in Greece, Katafiki Cave was first encountered in the 1830s. It has unique and interesting stalagmites and rock formations. Till 1939, it was used as an iron mine. It is located in a walking distance from Driopida.
The Byzantine Ecclesiastical Museum is situated in Driopida and hosts holy icons, gospels, golden crosses of the 18th century and other ecclesiastical items.
The extensive collection of the Folklore Museum includes traditional uniforms and significant folk art objects. The exhibits provide a glimpse into the life of the locals not just in the near past but much further into history.
Church of Agios Ioannis
The church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos is located in Chora, next to a paved street with cafeterias and pastry shops. It is small in size but typical of Cycladic architecture.