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The village of Kastro ~ ancient capital of Sifnos

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016 in Greece: Athens & the Greek isles, Travel with Karen | 0 comments

The village of Kastro ~ ancient capital of Sifnos

The village of Kastro was the capital of the island during ancient times until 1836. It is built on top of a high cliff on the island’s east side, and today has extensive medieval remains and is home to the Archaeological Museum of Sifnos, housing a wonderful collection of Archaic and Hellenistic sculptures. The magnificent village of Kastro is perched on a steep hill on the east side of Sifnos, offering stunning panoramic views of the Aegean Sea.      The Panagia Poulati Monastery is prized for its beauty, as well as the landscape it...

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