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Church of the Presentation of the Theotokos in Pyrgos

Pyrgos is a town on the island of Santorini in the Greek island group known as the Cyclades.

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View of Pyrgos from Mount Profitis Ilias

Climb the mountain! There are both road and foot paths to the top. See the view from the monastery. It is quite spectacular. The monastery itself is usually closed, but on rare occasions, you can visit. If on foot, you can take a path down the other side of the mountain to Kamari or Perissa, and see Ancient Thira along the way. Note that the path is not marked -- heading up, it comes off of the left side of the road, very close to the top.



  • Selene Restaurant, +30 22860 22249. The "Selene" restaurant, established in 1986, offers Greek and Santorini cuisine in accordance with the current gastronomical trends, based on experimentation and the use of local products. Open for lunch & dinner from the beginning of April until the end of October.
  • [dead link] Senor Zorba's, +30 2286 0 25244, . Mexican restaurant, excellent margaritas. Go to the lookout outside Senor Zorba's to enjoy your breakfast enjoying the view of the caldera from a cliff-top. Across the road from Senor Zorba's is an incredible bakery. Sweet and savoury pastries and breads are available.



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