The Windmills

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  • Address: Mikonos 846 00, Greece, Mykonos
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids, Windmill

A thing of beauty is a joy forever. And if gets clubbed with a purpose, then there is nothing like that. The windmills in Mykonos stand as an example of the same idea. Initially constructed by the Venetians in the 16th century, these north facing landmarks harnessed the winds to mill wheat – becoming a very valuable source of income for Mykonos. Mykonos became an important milling point thanks to its ample supply of both oncoming wheat and wind. More windmills kept on being built right up to the 20th century. However, if you wish to let go the purpose that they serve, these windmills will come across as the most picturesque sites of Mykonos. The white dome shaped buildings can be seen from every point in Chora and are also the most prominent sight visible to ships coming into harbour. There are a total of 16 windmills standing now, one of which has been turned into a museum.

How to Reach The Windmills

  • By car

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  • The Windmills Address: Mikonos 846 00, Greece, Mykonos
  • The Windmills Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit The Windmills(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Windmills: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 66.9% of people who visit Mykonos include The Windmills in their plan

  • 32.58% of people start their The Windmills visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Windmills

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

86.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Windmills

People normally club together Matoyianni Street and Church Of Paraportiani while planning their visit to The Windmills.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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