Ancient Thera, Kamari

4.3
High above Kamari, you can explore the ruins of Ancient Thera. The former city was inhabited from ninth century BC to 726 AD. Hike up the 360 m (1,180 ft) hill, Mesa Vouna, to reach the ruins, or rent a scooter or car to get to the top. The ruins from the Hellenistic era include remnants from the Roman and Byzantine eras. Walk the short main street to glimpse what's left of two agoras (gathering places), several Greek temples, shops, Roman baths, Byzantine walls, and a church. Then look out over the towns and the coast of Santorini below. Put Ancient Thera and other Kamari attractions into our Kamari online driving holiday planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Interesting site but not essential. Outdoor ruins, protected by a roof to limit degradation. walls, walls and ruins! I believe it is the only ancient site on the island...
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  • Walk from Pyrgos to Profiti Elias, then to Ancient Thera, visit the beautiful ruins of the old city, then still walk to Kamari. Beautiful excursion but not for everyone! You need good training and safe pace. Beautiful views.
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  • Stunning View
  • Amazing place. A nice hike up the mountain. View is stunning. Old stuff rocks here. Would visit again if I go to Santorini
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