Skaros Rock, Imerovigli

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Skaros Rock once housed a castle that protected the 200 Catholic settlers who called the town home. The town of Skaros was the capital of the island of Santorini until multiple earthquakes caused families to leave. Today the site offers views from the lookout over the flat-top rock next to the sea. The Chapel of Agios Ioannis Apokefalistheis stands silent over the abandoned town. The white buildings high on the plateau are often pictured in postcards of Greece, and it's not uncommon to see a wedding party on the hills among the cafe terraces. To visit Skaros Rock on your holiday in Imerovigli, and find out what else Imerovigli has to offer, use our Imerovigli.
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  • one can climb up to the top of the rock. however the trek to the rock is very nice, and from the rock to the church below is a surreal experience.  more »
  • You have to hike once during your stay in the island.I have visited the rock twice,early in the morning and at sunset time.Great experience,felt the connection with the nature..Avoid windy days...  more »
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