The imposing Castle and Monastery of St. George was founded in the 10th century by Nikiforos Phokas and is now a part of the Monastery of Agia Lavra on Mount Athos.

The Archaeological Museum and Manos Faltak's Museum of the island are located in Skyros Town, as well as the Archaeological Site of Palamari, which is located on the north coast of Skyros, where a seaside fortification settlement dating from the Early and Middle Bronze Age (2,500 -1,800 BC). The settlement had an important and functional port that communicated with Cycladic islands, eastern mainland Greece and the northeastern Aegean.

The British poet Rupert Brooke, whose main statue symbolizes eternal poetry, has the following inscriptions on both sides of its base, east and west: "This monument was erected in 1930 by international treasures -" and now I saw in Attica The Holy Land Let Die "- Rupert Brook"
On the western side of his base is the bust of the poet and the dedication below:
"To Rupert Brook 1887 - 1915 in immortal poetry".

Sculpture - Georgios Lambrou, At his shop in Magasia Skyros there is an art space with works of painting and sculpture. There are posters of paintings, drawings and cards on Skyros. In the same area there are also the books of Sister Aliki Lambrou, Skyrian costumes, a catalog of sculpture and painting, songs and customs of Skyros with notes in the pendant and in the Byzantine parable.

Also the small Skyrian horse from the oldest and rarer breeds in the world, an ancient race of horses that in ancient times was widespread throughout Greece. It is a protected species and lives freely in nature in the southern part of the island.

Akrotiri Villas Skyros Greece


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