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TRADITIONAL PROFESSIONS EXHIBITION

The Traditional Professions’  Exhibition is located in a building on the road Don Ioannou Stefanou in Ano Syros and it is an exhibition of objects used by the locals in their daily lives. From the barber’s scissors, the counter of fisherman, the carpenter’s tools, the agricultural equipment used by farmers, the smoker of beekeepers and various household objects such as petroleum lamps, oil lamps and sewing machines a visit to the Museum will certainly lure visitors to the daily life of a bygone era.

Working Hours:

From 1 April

Τuesday till Saturday

14:00 till 22:00

 

 

AREA OVERVIEW

NEARBY LOCATIONS

  • TRADITIONAL PROFESSIONS EXHIBITION

    The exhibition of traditional professions gives visitors an idea of the daily life of the locals throughout the years.
  • THE ARCHIVES OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ANO SYROS

    The municipality of Ano Syros testifies the excellent organization of the first municipality of the Greek nation.
  • PANAGIA KARMILOU

    As indicated on the sign above the entrance, Panagia Karmilou in Ano Syros dates back to 1640. It is a Catholic Church which was rebuilt in 1824, under the supervision of the Tinian builder Hatzi Simou and now bears a marble facade. The impressive decoration of the interior of the Church creates a unique setting…
  • ANO SYROS

    Ano Syros was founded in 1200 by the Venetians and continued to be inhabited throughout the course of history while maintaining its Catholic and medieval character. A city characterized by countless steps that pass by the white houses and arches at the edge of the hill leading to the top of the village where the Catholic Cathedral of Saint George is situated. The town was created gradually, amphitheatrically on the rocks like a natural fortress so as to keep its residents safe from several attacks while the exterior walls of all houses formed a natural fort protecting the locals from the raids. The…
  • XANTHOMALLIS

  • AGIOS NIKOLAOS ANO SYROS (OF THE POOR)

    Agios Nikolaos "of the poor" is located in Ano Syros and during recent renovations bones and graves were found dating back to the 16th century. It is the oldest temple of the island whose name derives from the last century when its revenues were disposed to support the poor of Eroupolis. It is a small, single-aisle church with a pitched roof and an impressive Bell Tower.
  • SAINT GEORGE

    Saint George is the Catholic diocese of Syros. Built in 1200 on the highest point of the hill of Ano Syros it has undergone numerous renovations and reconstructions over the years, the latest being that of the Tinian architect Chatzisimos. It is a large complex including the Church, the Bell Tower, the baptistery, the sacristy, the hospitality room, the historical archive building, the Episcopal Palace and an abandoned house. The Cathedral is a three-aisled Basilica with marble columns. Statues of Saints by Italian sculptors of the 18th century dominate the entrance while on the inside visitors will certainly be impressed by the wood-carvings and marble flooring inspired by a Tinian sculptor.
  • SYRIANI KOUZINA

  • GAVIOTIS TRAVEL (BRANCH)

  • IOAKEIM

  • MARKOS VAMVAKARIS EXHIBITION

    The Markos Vamvakaris Museum captures the island’s artistic personality through the exceptional collections of this authentic composer.
  • THE BUST OF PHILOSOPHER PHERECYDES

    The bust of philosopher Pherecydes was created to honor this local poet and philosopher who left his mark in world history.
  • KOUTOUKAKI

  • THE CEMETERY OF THE ANGELS

    The Cemetery of the Angels is dedicated to young unbaptized sweethearts who have once passed from this very blessed place.
  • KONSTANTZA

    In a picturesque neighbourhood of Ermoupoli known as Xirokampos that was first inhabited by refugees of 1829, Constanta exudes a sense of nobility and sweet nostalgia. All 10 studios of Costantza are decorated with modern elements and bright colours and offer guests all the necessary comforts for a relaxing and peaceful stay. Room Types 8…
  • TAXIARCHON

    The Church of the Holy Archangels was built in 1898 in Ermoupoli, on the road to Ano Syros. This is a temple in the shape of a cross with a dome in whose courtyard one can see an impressive bell tower that was donated by the Konsta brothers. The Church's interior is brilliantly adorned with a neoclassical marble iconostasis, icons of the 19th and 20th centuries as well as the icons of the archangels that were gifted by the Patriarch of Jerusalem. The Church of the archangels is worth visiting on November the 8th when one…
  • THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

    The Church of the Resurrection of the Savior is a magnificent temple dedicated to the "Resurrection of the nation" dominating on the hill of Ermoupolis. The church was constructed in 1874 by the local architect Dimitris Eleftheriadis but began to work consistently from 1908 onwards. This is a three-aisled Church of Byzantine style with neoclassical elements, a dome, impressive bell towers and very special icons. The Church is celebrated on the Sunday of St. Thomas and organizes various events for both children and adults. [gallery ids="990,993,996"]  
  • AGIOS ATHANASIOS

    The first Church of St. Athanasios was built in 1631 but has since suffered several destructions and after being rebuilt again and again it is now standing impressively in a ravine, surrounded by platans and running spring water on the backside of Ano Syros. It is a beautiful stone church with a stone belfry adorning…
  • ANTOUANETTA APARTMENTS

    The 7 Antouanetta apartments are located in a fully renovated building of 1860 in the heart of Syros. The traditional architecture, the authentic touches and elegant furnishings in all rooms exude an aura of timeless elegance while the modern comforts and amenities provided ensure a truly relaxing holiday experience in the cosmopolitan capital of Ermoupolis.…
  • TRANSFIGURATION (METAMORPHOSIS)

    The Transfiguration of the Saviour and Diocese of Syros is a temple monument built in 1824 by refugees of Psara and Chios in an uphill road near the city hall of Ermoupolis. It is a three-aisled Basilica with a dome and two bell towers which among other things hosts the Bell of St. Nicholas of…
  • MITSOS

  • EMPATI

  • AGIA PARASKEVI

    Agia Paraskevi was built in 1600 in Alithini and belongs to the shipowner Athanasio Martino. This is a private church with a dome built in Byzantine style that was reconstructed and expanded in 1873. Located in a perfect location the church offers magnificent views to the island’s harbor as well as the Cyclades. Under the church there is a smaller Temple, the temple of all Saints hosting the bones of victims from the ship that was lost in the fire of 1876. Agia Paraskevi is commemorated on July the 26th with a spectacular feast.
  • UPPOLIS

  • 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.
  • 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  
  • ILIADA

    The neoclassical building hosting the Iliada rooms is nuzzled in the heart of the cosmopolitan capital amidst the mansions and buildings inspiring a special architectural finesse. All rooms are elegantly decorated and fully equipped to offer all modern comforts to travellers, while also boasting magical views to the Aegean Sea, the Harbour and the mansions…
  • CYBELI INSTITUTE

    The Cybeli Institute is an experiential Museum of Education & Arts.
  • 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…
  • 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:…