Ancient Thera, Kamari

4.3
Ruin · Historic Site
High above Kamari, you can explore the ruins of Ancient Thera. The former city was inhabited from ninth century BC to 726 AD. Hike up the 360 m (1,180 ft) hill, Mesa Vouna, to reach the ruins, or rent a scooter or car to get to the top. The ruins from the Hellenistic era include remnants from the Roman and Byzantine eras. Walk the short main street to glimpse what's left of two agoras (gathering places), several Greek temples, shops, Roman baths, Byzantine walls, and a church. Then look out over the towns and the coast of Santorini below. Put Ancient Thera and other Kamari attractions into our Kamari online driving holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Spent 2-3 hours here and didn’t see everything! Such an amazing place, if this was in the UK it would be a top three attraction with a museum, audio tour and big entry fee. Added bonus is that you...  more »
  • On my two previous visits I had walked from Perissa, but this time I approached from Kamari. There is a path (signposted) that appears to disappear, but persist as it will take you over the hill to.....  more »
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  • Stunning View
  • Amazing place. A nice hike up the mountain. View is stunning. Old stuff rocks here. Would visit again if I go to Santorini

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