Top Historical Places in Santorini

Are you looking to explore the history of Santorini through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Santorini including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Santorini. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Santorini ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Santorini, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Santorini for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Santorini with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ancient Thira

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    Ancient Thira

    Ancient Ruin, Historical Site

    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 s...Read more
  2. Akrotiri Archaeological Site

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    Akrotiri Archaeological Site

    Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Archaeological Site

    Akrotiri used to be an ancient village in the Santorini Region. This area still holds much of the historic splendor of the old city through the numerous ancient ruins you will get to see all over this area. It is perhaps the most important archeological site on Santorini Island. It was only in the recent years that the remains of an ancient community buried in a volcanic eruption have been disc...Read more
  3. Saint John The Baptist Catholic Cathedral

    Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

     There is a lot to see and do and if you are looking for Greece's other lesser known aspects. For thaT, you should take a tour of Santorini’s many churches. One of the most notable of these churches is the Saint John the Baptist Catholic Cathedral. This beautiful church is a wonderful marriage of Catholic and Greek Architecture. The exteriors are simple elegant and similar to the bui...Read more