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Thira Sights and Landmarks Guide, Greece

Being an island Thira happens to be a very important tourist hot spot that regularly attracts huge number of tourists due to its scenic beauty. Other then the natural scenic beauty you can also enjoy the great and the happening sights of the volcano which was actually the reason why this island exists. Couples can head towards various beaches to spend some time together in peaceful atmosphere or else enjoy their stay in various neighboring villages that will give you the chance to enjoy the cultures of Thira.

Fira is the capital of the group of islands which are situated in this region and it is the must visit place for any tourist. It is located on the top of a cliff and hence provides an awesome view of the surrounding sea. This city is completely white washed which means that all the homes have been painted white. This also gives the city an awesome look. Various bars, cafes, beautiful homes, taverns, hotels, and many shops are scattered on the edge of the cliff. The beauty of the capital enhances with the tiny paths which you will find coming out from between various houses even though their might not be little space for such paths. It is the unplanned characteristic of this city which makes it so exciting.

Kamari Beach attracts huge number of tourists every year due to its mesmerizing scenic beauty. Many people hit this place and enjoy sun bath along with the tasty local cuisine which is being sold in various nearby restaurants. You can also enjoy the great collection of beer which the bars located on this beach sell. A beer in hand with the company of friends and the beautiful beach will truly make your day.

Another beautiful beach is Kokkini which is famous for its red sand. It is one of the rarest beaches on this planet which has red sand around it. It is the contrast of colors around this beach which makes it a must visit place.

Lastly, one must visit the volcanic sight Daphne Caldera where the magma is just 2000 feet under the ground. You can enjoy the round trip of caldera using the various boats which regularly take the tourists around this volcano.

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    It is a fabulous volcanic island with an antique minoan city. Some people think Santorini is the home of the lost city of Atlantis... The quite landscape and the people make the place a real paradise, I think. I have been there in May and t wasn't crowded, what is again a huge plus. There is...
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