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The Greek history and myth have fine brief touches on the Greek Mykonos Island, although this picturesque island had only a small part to play in the Greek ancient history, as some sources say.

Mykonos, or Hora is the capital and the port of the island and it connects it with other islands, such as Rafina, Tinos, Andros, Piraeus, Syros, Santorini, Thessaloniki, Crete, Samos and Ikaria by ferries.

There are many museums in the Greek Mykonos Island such as, the Folklore Museum, the Archaeological Museum, the Agriculture Museum an the Aegean Maritime Museum.

Situated near Delos Island with its well stand in the ancient Greece, the Greek Mykonos Island is charming, entertaining and beautiful place full of beautiful beaches and street full of scenes, stylized shops, restaurants and bars in the old Cycladic traditional town.

All this attracts thousands of tourists, many of them are celebrities to enjoy their vacations and even do posturing or modelling on the beaches and create vivid nightlife and parties, people enjoy in the classical town.

Known as little Venice of Greece, there are many colourful buildings between the Scarpa and Castro with wooden balconies, the Greeks built above the sea.

Scarpa Café or lounge lies there overlooking the sea, where people enjoy warm evenings and the stars reflecting with other lights on the waters.

There are three wells in Tria Pigadia (Three Wells) in the centre of the town were serving as the main supply of waters to Mykonos / Chora since the 18th century until 1956.

In overwhelming white colours, the windmills are at the south of Chora in the area between the restaurants of Neochori and Alefkandra facing the sea and overlooking the other high part of the island beyond the water.

The Public Library with around 10,000 books and references on the historical period and large collections of photos from the 18th and the 19th centuries are on the Agia Kyriaki (church) on the ground floor of a mansion from the 18th century.

White marble ruins of temples lie in the Greek Mykonos Island. With its long beaches, spare, scrubby hillsides, and stunning views Mykonos is wonderful and beautiful site over the Aegean.

As the beautiful most-visited resorts in the world, the island makes good income flows into the tourism industry in Greece.

Here are some hotels in the Greek Mykonos Island:

Mykonos View Hotel is at Tagou on the west beach.
Mykonos Grand Hotel and Resort is at the southwest Ayios Yiannis.
Mykonos Elsium Hotel is at the west in the School of Fine Arts area.
Mykonos Bay Hotel is at the Main Street, Megali Ammos.
Hotel Mykonos Theoxenia is at Kato Mili at the west.
Mykonos Argo Hotel is at Platis Gialos at the south.
Hotel Mykonos Blu is at the south of Mykonos.
Mykonos Aphrodite Beach Hotel and Resort is at Kalafatis Beach Road at the southeast.

In addition, there are some other hotels and resorts such as Mykonos Royal Myconian Resort and Thalasso, Hotel Belvedere, Hotel Delfines, Hotel Philipi, Hotel Semeli, Hotel Delos, Hotel Appollon and Hotel Lefteris.

See relevant pages at Aegean Greek Islands, Ancient Greek Culture, Beautiful Greek Islands, Greek Rhodes Island and Mount Olympus.

For other details to get around Mykonos, where to go and spend good times, what to do and how to make your budget and travelling plan, please see the useful resources.

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Greece (Country Guide)

Philosophers muse that to journey to Greece is to return home. The legacy of ancient Greece pervades the consciousness of all Western nations.

It has long been one of Europe's most popular destinations; indeed, it is almost 2000 years since Pausanias penned the first guide to Greece, providing early travellers with a wealth of information about the intricacies of Greek culture.

Lonely Planet's Greece is an expert guide to this incredible country, covering everything from the narrowest walkable gorge in the world to classic Greek myths.

The authors provide information on inter-island ferries accompanied by a ferry map; extensive writings on history, culture, and mythology; place names in Greek script; and advice on choosing a quiet or gregarious island vacation. A special color feature covers Greek art.



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