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MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

The first book collection began in 1926 with 2000 volumes from the library of the Gymnasium of Ermoupolis, the library of j. Rota and Bishop of the Cyclades Anthimos Komninos as well as thousands of titles donated by the poet, lyricist and writer Manos Eleftheriou. A collection that has reached approximately 45,000 volumes including the books Argonautica of 1521, Onomastikon of Polydeykous of 1608, Ioustinianai and collections from the press of Syros from the previous century. The library is housed on the ground floor of a beautiful neoclassical building of 1863 on Miaouli square which also hosts the cultural center of Ermoupolis. In the area of the public library various cultural events worth attending are organized. The busts of Emanuel Roidis, Georgios Souris, Ritas Mpoumi-Pappa, Dimitris Vikelas and Timoleon Ambelas adorn the small garden in front of the public library.

Contact details: +30 22810 88089 

AREA OVERVIEW

NEARBY LOCATIONS

  • MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

    The municipal library of Syros is the gate to history, knowledge and culture.
  • MUSEUM OF CYCLADIC ART REPLICAS

    The Museum of Cycladic Art takes visitors to bygone eras through the magnificence of the cycladic civilization of the 3rd millennium BC.
  • CULTURAL CENTER OF ERMOUPOLIS

    The cultural center of Syros adorns the city with its impressive architecture and cultural identity.
  • THEATER APOLLON

    The Apollo Municipal Theater is an impressive cultural center with influences from the Italian and French architecture.
  • THE PHILHARMONIC OF ERMOUPOLIS

    Wanting to promote and expand the island’s cultural heritage the municipality of Syros decides to establish the Municipal Philharmonic Company of Ermoupolis in 1869 under the supervision of the teacher at the time Delfino Spineli. Unfortunately this attempt was unsuccessful and thus the Philharmonic was dissolved around 1872. In 1880, the School for the Needy…
  • THE TOWN HALL OF ERMOUPOLIS

    The City Hall of Ermoupolis is an architectural, cultural and historic gem worth discovering.
  • ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ERMOUPOLI

    The archaeological museum of Ermoupolis is one of the oldest museums of Greece that is worth visiting.
  • MIAOULI SQUARE

    The historic Miaoulis square is the cultural hub of the island.
  • ANEMOLOGIO

  • HERMOUPOLIS

    The capital of Syros as well as of the insular complex of the Cyclades exudes an aura of neoclassical romance harmoniously combining elements from ancient Greece and Western Europe. Visitors are welcome to follow the narrow streets through the picturesque neighborhoods, discover images and experiences of a bygone era and encounter monuments along with neoclassical buildings from the imperious history. From the impressive Town Hall in Miaouli square, inspired by Ernest Ziller and the palaces of Troy, the Apollon Theater which is a miniature of Scala di Milano, the mansions in the charming area of Vaporia, the municipal library and the remarkable museums of the island…
  • A SPORTS BAR & DINNER

    A Sports Bar & Dinner is an impressive coffee bar in the heart of the city. It is a great hangout for sports fans and the ideal place to enjoy a coffee and unique dishes with cold beer watching the match of one’s beloved team. Tel.: +30 22810 81981 Email: [email protected]
  • SYROS LYCEUM OF GREEK WOMEN

    Continuing its long history since it was founded in 1915 as the first regional senior high school, Syros Lyceum of Greek Women still holds the leading role in all cultural events of Syros by preserving and spreading the national traditions, the manners and customs of the island. Among other things The Lyceum features a locker…
  • ARCHONTARIKI TIS MARITSAS

  • ITHAKI TOU AI

  • HISTORICAL ARCHIVE OF THE CYCLADES

    The Historical Archive of the Cyclades welcomes visitors to familiarize with the martial and cultural history of the island through scripts from different eras.
  • PETRINO

  • ELLINIKO KAFENEIO

    Housed in a marble neoclassical building in the heart of Miaouli square, Elliniko Kafeneio emanates the nostalgia and elegant vibes of a bygone era allowing guests to unwind in an environment reflecting the grandeurs of the past. From scrumptious breakfast choices prepared with the finest local ingredients, to authentic flavors with gourmet touches of inspiration,…
  • SYROS CHESS CLUB

    Syros Chess Club was founded in 1976 and counts 82 members between the ages of 5 and 74 years old. It organizes national championships, representing the island of Syros in the Aegean Championship having already won some major distinctions. It also cooperates with the primary schools of Syros with chess tutorials in order to preserve…
  • KOUZINA

  • ELIA

    Elia bar-restaurant is the ultimate Art space  that combines fun with entertainment at one of the most historic buildings of the city centre. There, you can enjoy unique culinary creations and refreshing cocktails in a truly spectacular atmosphere. Tel.:+30 2281076301  
  • GRECO

    Greco Café is an atmospheric Café in Ermoupoli where guests can enjoy their coffee and relax with their friends. Tel.: +302281081513 Mobile.: 6936334452 E-mail: [email protected]  
  • THE HIGH SCHOOL OF SYROS

    The High School of Syros was the cornerstone for the further development of education as the first high school of the Greek Νation.
  • SEVERO CAFE-BAR

    Severo starts the new season with a new striking identity. The new renovated space comes to revolutionize the nights of its guests with a unique energy and elegance. The evenings gain character and style with the accompaniment of the most distinct musical choices and fresh cocktails. Tel.: +30 2281 088243
  • SYRA

  • PLAZA CAFE & CROISSANT

    Plaza Café & Croissant offers a charming and elegant space where one can enjoy the most aromatic cappuccino, wonderful sweet and savory crepes, tasty snacks, juices and drinks throughout the day. Tel.: +3022810 8533 E-mail: [email protected]
  • ECCLESIASTICAL MUSEUM ΟF ERMOUPOLI

    The ecclesiastical Museum of the island stands out for its excellent collection of ecclesiastical exhibits from all islands of the metropolis.
  • APERGI’S ROOMS

    Apergi’s rooms and apartments are located in a three-storey building in the historic center of Ermoupolis, just a few steps from the Town Hall, the Apollo Theater and the Church of St. Nicholas. In a quiet district in the heart of the city, Apergis rooms offer a comfortable and relaxing stay with all modern comforts expected thus ensuring a truly enjoyable stay in Syros. Within walking distance from the rooms there are various cafés, restaurants and bars allowing guests to enjoy a stroll nearby day and night. Contact:  Tel: 0030-22810 85800,  Fax:…
  • LIQUID MUSIC BAR

    Liquid Music Bar is a nice hangout in the heart of Syros for those who want to enjoy their coffee, a refreshing drink or have fun with the party events and dj dance shows organized by the owners. Tel.: +30 22810 83974
  • EN ERMOUPOLI

    The rooms En Ermoupoli are housed in a picturesque building of 1908 that has managed to preserve intact some elements of the past while offering all the modern amenities for a comfortable and relaxing accommodation in Ermoupoli. Guests can relax in the blissful environs, enjoy a refreshing drink at the Roof Garden and explore the Lady of Cyclades from side to side without the use of any kind of transportation. Open all year round Year of construction: 1908, Last Renovation: 2013 Room types 1 single room 4 double 1 triple room 1 studio 2 suites 1 two rooms- apartment Contact:  Manager: NOMIKOS GIORGIS…