All 13 Leros Sightseeing
Here are all the Leros sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Leros, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Leros
The Archaeological Museum is housed in a Neoclassical building in Agia Marina that dates from 1882. It houses collections of prehistoric findings, funeral offerings, small statues and ceramics from the Geometrical era.
The church of Agia Marina impresses visitors with its size. Made of stone, this nice church has two bell towers.
The lovely church of Agios Isidoros stands on the islet of Alinda that is connected to the land by a narrow passage. The little chapel is built on the site of an ancient temple, the ruins of which can still be seen behind the altar. The view from the church is very beautiful, especially in the sunset.
This small church is constructed on top of some rocks by the sea. Tradition says that fishermen found there an icon of Virgin Mary while they were looking for crabs.
This is a nice small chapel beneath the Castle of Pandeli. It is constructed by the sea and gives amazing view to the sunset.
The Ecclesiastical Museum is housed in the Castle of Pandeli. It hosts an ecclesiastical collection with Byzantine icons, gospels, candlesticks and holy items as well as an archaeological collection with statues and vases.
The Historical and Folklore Museum is housed in Bellenis Tower, on the way to Alinda. It includes photos from the Second World War, traditional instruments, old maps and manuscripts, among others.
The Castle of Xirokambos was built in the Medieval times on the site of an ancient acropolis. This construction is older than the castle of Pandeli.
The most picturesque site of old windmills on Leros are the windmills in Pandeli, on the way to the castle. On the other hand, when being in the north side of the island, it is possible to see some modern windmills on top of the mountains.
The War Memorial in Lakki, the port of Leros, commemorates the attack of German bombers on the Greek destroyer Vasilissa Olga, during the Second World War.
This castle was originally built by the Byzantines on the site of an ancient temple and then it was restored by the Venetians. It stands on a hill above Pandeli and over the years it has become the trademark of the island.
This flour mill is an architectural model of a 20th century windmills. It stands at the port of Agia Marina.
The War Museum opened in 2005 and it is housed in a tunnel built by the Italians during the Second World War. It is an impressive museum in a real underground environment.
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