Ancient Thira

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  • Address: Kamari 847 00 Greece, Santorini
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 03:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Family And Kids

About Ancient Thira, Santorini

The Ancient Thera lies on a coast of Santorini Island. This gorgeous ruin is a reminiscent of the past that blends seamlessly into the present. Discovered through painstaking excavation, this beautiful ancient wonderland is a must visit while in Santorini.

Almost the entire city, including the central city, several buildings as well as the ancient cemetery or necropolis can be seen. The stone structures have a variety that deserve to be explored. Located closed to Kamari city, this beautiful city is quite interesting for both culture seekers as well as history lovers.

It is recommended that you take a guide along as there are quite a few interesting stories to be heard about the area. A walking tour of this area is sure to be an amazing experience.

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  • This place can also be visited through guided private tours.

How To reach Ancient Thira by Public Transport

  • Perrissa (BUS)
  • By Car.

Restaurants Near Ancient Thira

  • Nichteri Restaurant
  • Seaside
  • Flou Crepes 

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Things to Know Before Visiting Ancient Thira

  • 95% of people who visit Santorini include Ancient Thira in their plan

  • 81.06% of people start their Ancient Thira visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ancient Thira

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

90.72% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ancient Thira

People normally club together Saint John The Baptist Catholic Cathedral and Museum Of Prehistoric Thira while planning their visit to Ancient Thira.

People also prefer to start their day with Ancient Thira.

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

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Ancient Thira, Santorini Reviews

  • I loved it! Wish we could’ve stayed longer!! Beautiful city and surrounding landscape! Incredible views!! I do wish there were fewer people doing photo shoots outside our patio area. It made it difficult to re-enter and leave freely.

  • I was in Santorini for only 3 days 3 years ago. That is certainly not enough time to spend there. I stayed in a wonderful hotel full of kind, friendly and helpful staff members. I went on a wonderful 1 day bus tour of the island. Our guide was fantastic. I loved everything about the island and want to go back.

  • I have enjoyed my last week holiday in Santorini. It's a very peaceful Island and you will enjoy yummy foods and best yoghurt ice-cream at Chill box ICE-CREAM shop. It's a beautiful holiday destination for couples and family.

  • Favorite destination so far. Amazing views, friendly people, beautiful villages and landscapes. Amazing food! Fuel prices are high, tho. And many stray dogs and cats in the cities.

  • How could I describe Santorini....majestic ? Amazing? Or a facade yet to be unmasked....Santorini has changed over the last few years into the most amazing place that's ever me at least...sometimes it trades it's beauty for buildings and companies but other times those are the stuff that make it beautiful Santorini is a magical place filled with much to explore, see and experience...i hope that you decide to come here to see one of the faces the island has

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