Industrial and commercial center of free Greece, already in 1828, with wealthy and cultivated inhabitants, who gave the island an unprecedented glamor for the facts of the time. Its ornaments, the municipal clock of Hermoupolis (the city of the god Hermes) and the municipal theater “Apollo“, which hosted countless performances.
Marble squares, imposing neoclassical mansions, cosmopolitan aura, time travel. Wander around Ano Syros, a protected historic settlement, and you may still hear the bouzouki of the great Greek rebetis, Markos Vamvakaris. The harmonious coexistence of Catholics and Orthodox on the island is also unique. Don’t miss out on tasting the world-famous Syrian delicacy “lukumi”.