All 8 Serifos Sightseeing
Here are all the Serifos sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Serifos, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Serifos
The Archaeological Museum is located in Chora, the capital of the island. It exhibits mostly Hellenistic and Roman antiquities, such as parts of temples, funeral columns, and statues.
The cave of Koutalas, also known as the cave of Cyclops, is located to the west of Koutalas beach, on the south western part of Serifos island. The cave was unknown for centuries until it was accidentally discovered in 1893 by miners
The picturesque chapel is located at the top of Kastro, on the highest spot of Chora (251m). Its location provides an amazing view of the sea and the close islands. Small in size and white in color, this chapel was renovated in 1928.
The Folklore Museum in Chora displays photographs, agricultural tools, mines from the island and generally items that present life on Serifos till a few decades ago.
The old and ruined Castle of Grias is situated above Koutalas Serifos. The name of the castle means the <i>Castle of the Old Woman</i> and it is constructed on a hill overlooking the Aegean Sea.
The Monastery of Taxiarches is the most important on the island. Located about 10 km north of Chora, the monastery was founded around 1600 and its architecture looks like a fortress.
The Pano Piazza Square is situated in Chora, the capital of Serifos. Chora hovers on the side of a mountain, overlooking the large harbor.
The mines of Serifos, which have now been abandoned, provided an important income to the inhabitants of the island till 1964, when they closed. They also worked in ancient times.
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